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Capitals Re-Sign Oshie To 8-Year Deal

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The Washington Capitals re-signed RW, T.J. Oshie Friday afternoon. Oshie is coming off of a strong season that helped the Capitals win the Presidents Trophy for the second consecutive year.   Capitals Career Since joining Washington in 2015, the nine-year veteran has accumulated at least 51 points. This past season, Oshie had a career high […]

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Caps Shut Out Blackhawks for Eighth Straight Win

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The Washington Capitals shut out the Chicago Blackhawks 6-0 Friday night to earn their eighth straight win. Holtby Shines Again: Washington goalie Braden Holtby saved all 24 shots dealt to him to earn his league-leading sixth shutout of the season. “This team seems to play better against good teams for some reason,” Holtby said, according […]

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Ovechkin goes for 1,000 as Caps Face Penguins

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Overview: On Wednesday, the Washington Capitals will host the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins enter the game 26-8-5, which puts them in second place in the Metropolitan Division. Ranking first in goals per game and fourth in power-play scoring percentage, the Penguins, as always, will put up a fight against the […]

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Backstrom Makes Caps History in Fifth Sraight Win

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The Washington Capitals shut out the Ottawa Senators 1-0 Saturday night to earn their fifth straight win. Backstrom Makes History: Washington alternate captain Nicklas Backstrom earned the 500th assist of his career from the game’s only goal. “He’s pretty elite and real special,” Capitals head coach Barry Trotz said, according to The Washington Post. “… […]

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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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Defensemen Lead Caps to 2-1 Win Over Senators

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The Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 Sunday for their second straight win. Unlikely Heroes: Defensemen scored both of Washington’s goals. “Our [defense doesn’t] get a lot of credit sometimes,” Capitals head coach Barry Trotz said, according to The Washington Post. “Tonight, two guys that don’t score a lot of goals were the difference.” […]

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Caps Trounce Devils 6-2 in Messy Game

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The Washington Capitals won their fifth straight game in New Jersey, defeating the Devils 6-2 Saturday in a game that featured 18 penalties. Capitals Dominate: The Devils and Capitals faced each other for the second time in 42 hours Saturday. In their last meeting Thursday night, Devils goalie Keith Kinkaid saved 43 in a 2-1 […]