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Ovechkin,Backstrom get Capitals back on track

The Washington Capitals looked like a much different team than in Game 1, they were much more active and aggressive as they tried to even the first round series against the New York Islanders. After skating past, over, and around the Capitals in Game 1, the Islanders got off to another fast start. Only, they wouldn’t be able to sustain... Read More
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Capitals, Islanders drop the puck tonight in Round 1

The Washington Capitals finished the regular season second in the Metropolitan Division, good enough for the four seed in this year’s Eastern Conference playoffs. They will be facing the fifth seeded New York Islanders tonight at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC at 7pm Eastern. The Islanders had a chance to earn home ice in this matchup after the Capitals... Read More
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Capitals embracing the time of year

It appears that the Washington Capitals have started to embrace the time of year after losing consecutive games to the Rangers and Stars. Those losses sparked some harsh words from coach Barry Trotz in the media and caused a players-only meeting. Trotz further pushed to get the team’s attention when he cancelled a scheduled off-day and brought the team in... Read More
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Ovechkin, Washington bury Toronto behind fast start

Toronto ended up being just what Washington needed to snap their losing streak and their issue with slow starts. The Capitals started fast and kept the heat on the Leafs throughout the game, earning a 4-0 win. Washington is now 29-1-4 on the season when they score first in games, how they start games is huge for them. The win... Read More
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Capitals aim to cure case of the slow starts

The Washington Capitals were on a roll, winning eight of the past 10 games before stumbling across a rough patch. Now, in the midst of a three game losing streak, Washington aims to better secure their place in the postseason. Currently sitting comfortably with the first of two wildcard spots in the Eastern Conference, anything can happen in the remaining... Read More
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Holtby does it again

The Washington Capitals have been bitten with a rash of inconsistency as of late, they may have taken a step to cure that last night. Hosting one of their bitter rivals, a team that happened to be a few points ahead of Washington in the Metropolitan division, making their 4-0 win that much sweeter. Braden Holtby has been having a... Read More
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Capitals look to rebound against Oilers

The Washington Capitals had started the season rather slow before getting before the end of the calendar year. Taking them from the outside looking in to at least in the picture as far as playoff contention goes. The Caps lost their first game of December before winning eight of their next 12 games.  They kept that momentum going to start... Read More
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Capitals outlast Blackhawks in Winter Classic Victory

The Washington Capitals scored with 12.9 seconds left in the third period, it was fitting the goal came on a power play. Washington’s Troy Brouwer netted the game winner after Chicago’s Jonathan Toews was called for hooking. Washington came into the game ranked fifth in the league in converting power play opportunities, that unit capitalized on the late opportunity today.... Read More
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2015 Winter Classic Preview

The puck drops at 1 pm eastern at  Nationals Park in Washington, D.C, the home of the 2015 Winter Classic. The Chicago Blackhawks will be taking on the Washington Capitals. Here’s a few things to focus on heading into the game. There has been some concern over the start time of the game, only because of the glare the sun... Read More
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