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Caps start west coast trip by snapping Ducks’ 11-game win streak

The Anaheim Ducks came into Monday night’s contest against the Washington Capitals white-hot, winning a team-best 11 in a row. The Caps, who are in the midst of a four-game road trip including three out west, had other plans and halted the streak with a 2-1 victory in a shootout. The Ducks (37-19-9) streak ended in a low-scoring affair. The… Read More

Caps reach 100-point plateau, defeat Bruins 2-1 in OT

The start of a four-game road trip for the Washington Capitals got off on the right foot as they defeated the Boston Bruins 2-1 in overtime, thanks to Matt Niskanen, who scored the game-winning goal. The win gives Washington 100 points on the season, the first team to reach the feat. The Caps record is now 48-13-4 with 17 games… Read More

Niskanen nets game-winner, Caps defeat Pens 3-2

Time and time again this season, the Washington Capitals have given up at least the first goal of the game, often times having to dig themselves out of a hole. That was once again the case Tuesday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins, who scored the first two goals of the game. This time defenseman Matt Niskanen – who used to… Read More

Ovechkin, Caps host Crosby, Penguins in Metropolitan showdown

Fighting out of the blue corner, the visitor, hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Penguins led by center Sidney Crosby. Fighting out of the red corner, the home team, from Washington D.C., the Washington Capitals, led by left winger Alex Ovechkin The Crosby-Ovechkin rivalry adds another chapter tonight in the Verizon Center. These two have been two of the top-three players… Read More