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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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Series tied at one a piece as it heads to Pittsburgh

This is the heavyweight fight hockey fans have been clamoring for since 2009. The Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have a ton of playoff history together, have both come out swinging. After two rounds, the heavyweight fight is all tied up with each team winning a game in the Verizon Center. The Capitals took Game 1, 4-3 in... Read More
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Franchise record set in win over Avalanche

This week has been very kind to the Washington Capitals. On Monday night, the Caps clinched the Presidents’ Trophy, an award given to the team with the most points in the regular season. On Friday night, Washington recorded their 55th win of the season, a new franchise record, after defeating the Colorado Avalanche 4-2. This sandwiched a 2-1 loss in... Read More
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The Washington Capitals are the real deal

There is a connotation about the Washington Capitals that no matter what they do in the regular season, they seem to fall short in the postseason. This year the Capitals have the most wins through the first 52-games in the last 70 years with a record of 39-9-4, yet there is still skepticism of whether or not this team is... Read More
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Capitals busy in early goings of free agency

The Washington Capitals are a team that needed to make some upgrades this offseason, after yet another disappointing playoff departure. Washington was able to do just that by way of free agency and trade. Late Wednesday night, the Caps signed veteran right winger, Justin Williams, to a two-year, $6.5 million deal. Williams is a three-time Stanley Cup winner, including two... Read More
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