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Capitals cruise to season-high fifth-straight win with victory over Vancouver

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The Washington Capitals have won a season-high five-straight games with the 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. The Washington Capitals scored three unanswered goals to continue their great stretch of hockey and maintain their lead on the Metropolitan Division. The win gives the Capitals a season-high five-straight wins, and they have now […]

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Caps Outrun Maple Leafs in Overtime Marathon, Ovechkin Scores Game-Winner

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The Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-5 in overtime Tuesday night behind captain Alex Ovechkin’s game-winning goal. Offense, Offense and More Offense: Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal 22 seconds into overtime on a one-timer. The overtime goal was the 19th of his regular season career, tying him with Jaromir Jagr for the most […]

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Caps Fall To Flyers in Shootout

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With Vice President Joe Biden in attendance, the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 Wednesday night in a shootout. Flyers Prevail in Shootout: For the second time in five days, Washington forward T.J. Oshie led off the Capitals’ half of a shootout with a goal. Oshie has scored in each of his three shootout […]

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Caps Cruise Past Sabres, Vrana Scores First Goal

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The Washington Capitals defeated the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 Friday night for their third straight win. Vrana Leads the Power Play: The Capitals scored on two out of their three chances with a man advantage Friday. These goals improved Washington’s power-play scoring percentage to 16th in the NHL. This is up from Dec. 1 when the […]

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Johansson Leads Caps to Overtime Win

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The Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 Monday night, ending their three-game losing streak. Offense Begins to Awaken: Washington fell behind within six minutes of play. Buffalo forward Zemgus Girgensons scored the game’s first goal on a one-on-one break. He beat Capitals goalie Braden Holtby with a backhand shot. The 1-0 deficit put Washington in the […]