Washington Capitals

Jordan Cohn
April 16, 2020 - 11:54 am
In one of the many sports video game simulations that are aimed to help fans curb their need for sports entertainment and raise money for COVID-19 relief, the Capitals are hosting an NHL 20 matchup between Alex Ovechkin and legend Wayne Gretzky.
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Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby sits next to Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
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Associated Press
March 26, 2020 - 5:50 pm
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby prefers the NHL forego the rest of the regular season.
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Associated Press
March 07, 2020 - 5:27 pm
Dominant at the start and disciplined at the finish, the Capitals pushed the Pittsburgh Penguins around 5-2 on Saturday to give them a little breathing room over their longtime rivals in the crowded race for the top spot in the Metropolitan Division.
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Associated Press
February 23, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Washington scored three goals in the first 11 minutes of the third period to come back and beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 on Sunday. The Capitals snapped their skid at four and leapfrogged their archrivals into first place.
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Associated Press
February 22, 2020 - 6:40 pm
With power and a prodigious shot, Alex Ovechkin now stands where few in hockey have been. He became the eighth NHL player to score 700 career goals, reaching the milestone in the third period of the Washington’ Capitals’ 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday.
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Associated Press
February 07, 2020 - 7:25 pm
A decade and a half later, Ovechkin is the grinning, gap-toothed face of NHL goal-scoring, much to the continued bewilderment of his opponents.
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Dec 28, 2019; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom
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Associated Press
January 14, 2020 - 3:18 pm
The Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom for the long term, agreeing to a $46 million, five-year contract extension on Tuesday.
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Chris Lingebach
November 05, 2019 - 9:07 pm
The Washington Capitals are off to a scorching 11-2-3 start (25 points) to the 2019-20 season and, big surprise, Alex Ovechkin is a huge reason why. Ovechkin scored a torrent of goals in the opening month of the season, registering 18 points on 11 goals and seven assists over 14 games this October...
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Ben Krimmel
September 26, 2019 - 1:36 pm
The Washington Capitals' run to a Stanley Cup title in 2018 did not please Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder or team president Bruce Allen, according to 106.7 The Fan's Redskins Insider Chris Russell. In fact, Russell said they were "very, very angry and hostile" about the Capitals' success...
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September 06, 2019 - 3:46 pm
Alex Ovechkin doesn't think he's any lighter going into his 14th NHL training camp.
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