Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals had found themselves in the same situation before: Game 6 sudden death overtime against Pittsburgh. However, they’ve always found themselves on the other end, usually falling in defeat as the years of heartbreak and second-round woes find the team over and over again. However, that all changed Monday. A little over five minutes
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The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Washington Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson for three games as a result of his high-hit on Pittsburgh Penguins’ forward Zach Aton-Reese’s head Tuesday night. The play created a lot of controversy as Aston-Reese suffered a concussion and a broken jaw from the play. While some angles may have
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While the penalty kill has always been a driving force for the Washington Capitals, the four players that grace the ice for their opponents’ power-play opportunities have been sensational, warranting deafening applause from the spectators at Capital One Arena. The Capitals have killed off 22 straight penalties since allowing two power-play goals in Game 2
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For the first 40 minutes of Friday’s Game 1 against Pittsburgh, a Washington Capitals victory seemed imminent, especially after they went up 2-0 early in the third thanks to a goal from Alex Ovechkin. However, Sidney Crosby’s line generated three unanswered goals as the Capitals experienced yet another collapse after leading by two goals, and
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T.J. Oshie has been heating up at the right time for the Washington Capitals. The 31-year-old winger hasn’t had the most impressive season to date, but that is subject to change. In his last seven games, he’s gone from feeling frustrated to returning to the form of a first-overall draft pick. Oshie, acquired from the
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Backup goalies rarely get the glory. In the case of the best in the game this season though, they’ve played key roles helping to lead their respective teams to potential playoff berths for a shot at the Stanley Cup. Taking into account their records, stats, upside, overall bodies of work and other intangibles, here are
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The battle for the Stanley Cup kicks off in less than a month, on Wednesday, April 11. While there are still several teams battling to secure a playoff spot in the Western Conference, teams in the East are fairly well decided. Best Odds to Win the Stanley Cup This season, three of the four 2016-17
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The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Jakub Jerabek from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a 2019 fifth-round pick, the team announced Wednesday. Washington traded for defenseman Michal Kempny on Monday and placed Taylor Chorney on waivers Tuesday, and Jerabek is likely another acquisition to provide more depth on the team’s thin blue line. In
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