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Early playoff exit a familiar theme for Washington

Another year in the Alex Ovechkin era, another postseason wasted. The Washington Capitals were eliminated in the second round at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games. Since drafting Ovechkin No. 1 overall in 2004, the Caps have made the playoffs eight times and have not advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals. Washington entered the postseason as the... Read More
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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
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Ovechkin nets goal No. 500, Capitals keep rolling

It was only a matter of time and Sunday night was that time for Alex Ovechkin as he scored career goal No. 500. He did so at home in the Verizon Center against the Ottawa Senators on a top-shelf wrist shot. This is coming off the heels of him scoring the game-winning goal (his 499th) in overtime a night prior... Read More
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Capitals send three players, coach to NHL All-Star Game

On Wednesday, the NHL announced the rosters for the 2016 All-Star Game, which will be played on January 31 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, home of the Predators. The Washington Capitals will send three players and their head coach to All-Star Weekend. The NHL decided to switch the format up this year with the All-Star Game. Instead of... 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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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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