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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 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 Win Fifth Straight, Niskanen Scores Twice

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The Washington Capitals won their fifth straight game with a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders Tuesday night. Niskanen Nailing: Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen scored twice in the third period to lift Washington over New York. Niskanen’s two goals were his first of the season. “[Niskanen] is known more for a shutdown role,” Capitals […]

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Ovechkin Scores Hat Trick, Capitals Win 4-3

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Fans showered caps onto the ice Wednesday night for Alex Ovechkin’s hat trick during the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 win against the St. Louis Blues. Ovechkin Show: Washington’s captain broke the 0-0 tie with a power-play goal in the game’s 18th minute. “I got lucky,” Ovechkin told Comcast Sports Network. “The puck hit my stick well.” The […]

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Capitals Shutout Red Wings 1-0

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The Washington Capitals overcame the Detroit Red Wings with a 1-0 shutout win Friday night. The Goal: Capitals forward Jay Beagle scored the game’s only goal off a rebound of teammate Dmitry Orlov’s slap shot. “I just kind of spun around and saw a wide open net so I just tried to get it as I was […]