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Capitals send Philadelphia flying out of the playoffs

The Capitals closed out their series against the Flyers 4-2 with a 1-0 shutout on Sunday, and will have the Pittsburgh Penguins waiting for them in the second round. The Penguins finished off the New York Rangers in five games in their first-round series. Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom was the only one to provide any scoring in the game,... Read More
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The quest for Lord Stanley’s Cup kicks off tonight

The long grind that is the 82-game regular season schedule is now finished and one of the best playoffs year after year are set to begin tonight. For the first time ever, a Canadian-based team will not be competing for Lord Stanley’s Cup. On the flipside, all three California-based teams qualified for the playoffs. Can the Capitals overcome past playoff... Read More
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Williams’ hat trick leads Capitals to 12th straight home win

The Washington Capitals went 2-1-0 this week, capped off with a 5-2 victory over divisional foe the New York Rangers. The win was Washington’s 12th consecutive home victory and comes off a 4-1 loss in Buffalo to the Sabers the night prior. The Caps defeated the Vancouver Canucks last Thursday by a score of 4-1. Washington has the best record... 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 Week in Review

The Washington Capitals played three games last week, going 2-1. Washington is now 10-3-0 with 20 points and sit in second place in the Metropolitan Division, trailing the New York Rangers by two points. Rangers 5 Capitals 3 (November 3rd) The Capitals outshot the Rangers, but that wasn’t enough as the Rangers took over first place in the division. New... Read More
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Ovi Should Have Taken the Marshawn Route

Alex Ovechkin and Marshawn Lynch are almost polar opposites, but Ovi sure could have learned from “Beast Mode” going into the Washington Capitals’ Game 7 against the New York Rangers. The superstar left winger, who is favored to win his fourth Hart Trophy as league MVP next month, guaranteed a win over New York in the series-deciding game. His Caps... Read More
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McDonagh’s goal in OT keeps Rangers alive

The New York Rangers have a Holtby problem, they just haven’t figured out how to solve the kid manning the pipes for Washington. New York came into last night’s game facing elimination, down 3-1 in the best of seven series against the Capitals. In a must win game, goals have to be scored. The Rangers may not have solved the... Read More
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Burakovsky, Holtby give Capitals 3-1 series lead

The Washington Capitals are a step closer to making history under the Alex Ovechkin era, they are just one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals. Their 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers has given them the upper hand in the series, leading 3-1. One of the heroes of this game was rookie Andre Burakovsky, the 20 year old... Read More
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