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Fans at Capital One Arena rejoice as Caps win in OT again

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Fans at Capital One Arena went through a rollercoaster of emotions Saturday despite the Capitals taking a 3-2 series lead. Both teams began Saturday afternoon’s contest playing as if they were afraid of making the first mistake. That cautious play ended at the 8:44 mark of the first period when Columbus’ Thomas Vanek was sent […]

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Holtby’s 23 saves leads Capitals to even series at 2-2

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Thursday night’s mission was simple for the Capitals; get back to the D.C. Saturday with home-ice advantage again. After committing a hooking penalty 34 seconds into Thursday night’s contest; Evgeny Kuznetsov got his first assist of the playoffs on a Tom Wilson tip-in that gave the Washington Capitals a 1-0 lead at the 6:16 mark […]

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Caps prevail in 2OT; cut series deficit in half

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While Tuesday night’s game three wasn’t technically an elimination game; it was as must-win as possible for the Washington Capitals; as only 4 teams have come back from 3-0 series deficits to win the series in NHL history. In a first period that saw each team deliver eight hits a piece and a combined three […]

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Ovechkin & Trotz Make History Against Montreal

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MONTREAL The Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 Monday night to win their sixth straight game. Ovechkin Chases History: Washington captain Alex Ovechkin scored a goal and earned two assists on the night to bring his career point total to 999. Ovechkin’s goal was the 544th of his career, tying him with Canadiens legend […]