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The Mad Scramble To Find Ice Time For Capitals Prospects ContinuesThe COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect developmental hockey league operations throughout North America. In the last week the AHL, OHL and WHL have formally announced lengthy delays to the start of the 2020-21 seasons, with those dates potentially sliding even further, depending on the status of the pandemic.

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Braden Holtby is a hard no on the 24-team playoffThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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TJ Oshie posts heartfelt note for family after being away in bubble for two weeksThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals' Lars Eller shares picture of his second child, AlexanderCapitals' forward Lars Eller departed the NHL bubble on Wednesday to be with his wife, Julie, for the birth of his second child.

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Capitals' Lars Eller and Wife Welcome Baby Alexander; Eller Returned to Toronto For Quarantine Per NHL ProtocolPhoto: @larsellerofficial Welcome to the world, Alexander Eller! Washington Capitals center Lars Eller and his wife Julie welcomed their second child and first boy, Alexander, on Saturday.

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How to Watch: Washington Capitals vs. Boston BruinsThe Capitals take on the Bruins before learning their first-round opponents. Here's how to watch.

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Boston @ Washington Preview: Capitals And Bruins Set To Determine Third Place In East In Round-Robin FinaleThe Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins finish off the Eastern Conference round-robin tournament on Sunday to determine who gets the third seed in the Eastern Conference.

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The second line's cycling and patience led to production against Washington CapitalsFilm breakdown of the goals from the Flyers' win over Washington on Thursday.

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Lars Eller shares photo of newborn son, AlexThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Washington Capitals: Top 3 key players to watch against BruinsThe Washington Capitals close out the Round Robin against the Boston Bruins in a battle for the #3 seed in the Eastern Conference.

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Caps to determine their playoff future in round robin finale against BostonThe Capitals will determine their playoff future on Sunday in the round robin finale against the Boston Bruins.

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Washington Capitals v Boston Bruins; Round Robin Game 3Kassie Coulson 2020 Stanley Cup, Boston Bruins, NHL, Washington Capitals August 8, 2020August 8, 2020 4 Minutes.

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Saturday Caps Clips: Team ChaosDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: A wild day of qualifying hockey narrows down the options for the Caps' first-round opponent, setting up tomorrow's big game vs. Boston and more.

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NHL Announces Start Time And Broadcast Networks For Capitals-Bruins On SundayPhoto: @winslowtownson The National Hockey League announced updates to the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers schedule for Saturday, August 8 and Sunday August 9.

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Capitals and Bruins square off in seeding roundThe Washington Capitals play the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference seeding round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Start time set for Capitals-Bruins round-robin game on SundayThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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The Caps will face either the Hurricanes or IslandersThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Analytical Preview For Capitals' Round Robin Matchup Against the Boston BruinsPhoto: NHL via Getty Images In the Washington Capitals final round robin matchup of the 2020 NHL Playoffs, theyll face off against the Boston Bruins, the top team in the Eastern Confe...

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Penguins eliminated from playoffs but now could win top-overall draft pickPittsburgh's elimination in the qualifying round at the hands of Montreal is good news and bad news for Caps fans.

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Sidney Crosby gets eliminated on his birthdayThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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A Bear of a Rivalry Brewin': Stanley Cup Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and Boston BruinsElsa/Getty Images As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Boston Bruins on Sunday, August 9, 2020 in their third and final round robin game to determine 2020 playoff seeding, NoVa Caps&#8217...

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Eleventh seeded Arizona Coyotes win first playoff series since 2012The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Ratings For The NHL Return Are Up&A Little BitHockey fans have been enjoying as many as six games a day since the NHL rebooted the 2019-2020 season last week.

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Hershey Bears Re-Sign Matt MoulsonPhoto: Micheline Veluvolu / Rochester Americans The Hershey Bears announced on Friday that they have re-signed forward Matt Moulson, agreeing to terms on a one-year, American Hockey League contract....

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Nicklas Backstrom Misses Practice; Braden Holtby To Start Against Bruins; Lars Eller Still In D.C.Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals returned to practice at noon on Friday following their 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers Thursday afternoon.

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Alan May, diverThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Seattle Kraken announce hiring of Everett Fitzhugh, the first Black full-time team broadcaster in NHL historyThe Seattle Kraken made history when they announced Everett Fitzhugh to be their team broadcaster.

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Washington Capitals Hotdish: Boston BruinsOffering up a tasty hotdish of things to think about ahead of the Caps' round robin finale against the Bruins.

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Capitals' Stanley Cup playoff opponent will be Penguins, Hurricanes or IslandersThe list of possible playoff opponents has been trimmed down to three teams and all three matchups would be must-see TV.

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Nicklas Backstrom misses practiceThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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A Look At The Capitals' Three Possible First Round MatchupsPhoto: Patrick Smith / Getty Images By falling to the Philadelphia Flyers in their second round-robin tournament game by a score of 3-1 on Thursday, the Washington Capitals guaranteed that they can n...

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Washington Capitals Loan Aliaksei Protas To The KHLThe list of young players and prospects who will at least begin the 2020-21 season overseas continues to grow, with the Washington Capitals'Â Aliaksei Protas now joining the list.

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Capitals loan Aliaksei Protas to KHL's Dinamo MinskThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals Loan Prospect Aliaksei Protas to Dinamo Minsk of KHLPhoto: @Capitals The Washington Capitals announced on Friday that they have loaned forward prospect Aliaksei Protas to Dinamo Minsk of the KHL.

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It's been fun, but the NHL should not stick with the 2020 playoff formatThe 2020 postseason has been fun, but that does not mean the NHL needs to adopt the current playoff format.

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Capitals wear Washington Nationals bucket hats to practiceThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals: Three Stars Of The Game  Holtby The Lone StandoutSome games the team just doesn't have it. This was definitely one of those games.

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The Noon Number: A Rocking-Chair Game17 - Number of shots the Capitals put on net in yesterday's loss to the Flyers, including just four in the third period.

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There are six possible elimination games on TV todayThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Carolina Hurricanes Boston Bruins Washington Capitals PlayoffsWith the list of potential opponents the Hurricanes can face in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals narrowed down to two, we take a look at which team the Canes want to play, and which team Carolina would like to avoid.

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Washington Capitals Drop 2nd Game of Round-Robin to Flyers 3-1Washington Capitals suffered their 2nd-straight loss, this time at the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers in their 2nd game of their round-robin tournament.

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NHL News: Jets, Blues, Golden Knights, Panthers, Maple Leafs, Oilers and CapitalsCam Talbot shuts the door on the Winnipeg Jets. Vladimir Tarasenko rests while Alex Tuch shines in Vegas victory.

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Prospects News and Rumors: Riat, Geisser, Bjoernfot and MoreThe Washington Capitals have loaned two prospects to Switzerland and the Los Angeles Kings have loaned one of their top prospects back home to Sweden.

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Friday Caps Clips: Philly FlopDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: the Caps fall to the Flyers, the NHL Draft Lottery continues next week, and more.

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Possible playoff opponents for the Capitals are starting to come into focusWith their 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, the Capitals' playoff future is starting to come into focus.

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What You Missed From Day Six Of The Stanley Cup QualifiersPhoto: Chase Agnello-Dean / Getty Stanley Cup Qualifier action saw two shutouts, a big comeback, and the second team advance to the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Flyers Stymie Caps, 3-1Self-inflicted errors and a diligent Philly defense send Caps to second straight round robin setback.

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Postgame Analytics: Capitals fall to Flyers 3-1 in Second Round Robin GamePhoto: Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images In the Capitals second round robin matinee matchup of the postseason, the Capitals fell to the Flyers 3-1, with the main story of the game being the...

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Defensive breakdowns, Evgeny Kuznetsov benched and the Capitals' penalty kill put to the testTodd Reirden was not pleased with Evgeny Kuznetsov after Thursday's loss to the Flyers.

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Capitals vs. Flyers Recap: Minor Troubles Cost Capitals in 3-1 LossA penalty-filled slog of a game ends up in the loss column for the Caps.

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Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia FlyersNHL tonight. Hockey tonight.

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Evgeny Kuznetsov benched in third period of Capitals-Flyers gameThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Flyers keep rolling, will play for No. 1 seed in East on SaturdayIf the Philadelphia Flyers can beat the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday they will be the No.

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Philadelphia Flyers control Washington Capitals in 3-1 win to improve round-robin standingScott Laughton's two goals and Brian Elliott's stellar netminding lead Flyers to third-straight win inside the bubble —and second inside the round-robin.

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Good thing this isn't the real* playoffs: Flyers beat Caps 3-1The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals Fall To Flyers 3-1, 0-1-1 In Round-Robin Tournament; Scott Laughton Nets Two Goals, Three PointsPhoto: Mark Blinch / Getty ImagesThe Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-1 in each team’s second round-robin tournament game to determine Stanley Cup Playoff seeding a...

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Capitals' Travis Boyd Scores First Career Playoff Goal in Round-Robin Game Against FlyersNHL Releases Latest ‘Inside The Bubble’ Video Detailing COVID-19 Testing Protocols Required For All Bubble Inhabitants.

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Flyers continue their dominance over the Capitals in round robin winThe Caps fell to the Flyers three out of four times in the regular season and fell again on Thursday 3-1 in the round robin.

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Kevin Hayes Toys With Washington Capitals Before Finding Sanheim For GoalPhiladelphia Flyers forward Kevin Hayes puts on a puck protection clinic before dishing it to Travis Sanheim for a pretty goal.

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Injured John Carlson to miss Flyers gameThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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NHL Releases Latest ‘Inside The Bubble' Video Detailing COVID-19 Testing Protocols Required For All Bubble InhabitantsOn Thursday the NHL released the latest video in their ‘Inside The Bubble’ series. In the video, St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas demonstrates the COVID-19 testing protocol that every player must go through each and every day in order to take the ice.

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Caps vs Flyers pregame: Rockin' round robinThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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The NHL Is Looking For ‘Fan Leaders' In China For New Engagement ProgramPhoto: @Capitals The NHL is looking to enlist fans who will act as content creators and ambassadors for the league as it ramps content for its fans in China.Â.

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Capitals vs. Flyers Game ThreadThe Caps and Flyers head toward an afternoon clash as the round-robin tournament continues.

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Teemu Selanne salutes Alex Ovechkin after Capitals captain recreates his shooting-glove goal cellyThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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All of the round robin scenarios tied to Capitals vs. FlyersWhile there may not be as much on the line Thursday for the Caps and the Philadelphia Flyers as there is in the qualification series, that doesn't mean Thursday's game doesn't matter.

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Nick Ritchie gets tooth punched out of mouth after questionable hit, finds it on the ice during intermissionThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Phase 2 of 2020 NHL Draft Lottery scheduled for MondayThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Injury Notes: Carlson, Schmaltz, HuberdeauThe Washington Capitals are getting closer to having their Norris Trophy finalist back in the lineup, as John Carlson will be a game-time decision when the team takes on the Philadelphia Flyers later today.

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The Noon Number: Playoff BeastA look at how Braden Holtby finds that extra level in the postseason.

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Washington Capitals D John Carlson a GTD vs. FlyersThe Washington Capitals could be without Norris Trophy finalist John Carlson once again for their seeding game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday.

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Phase Two Of NHL Draft Lottery To Be Held On Monday At 6 PM ETPhoto: NHL PR The National Hockey League announced today that Phase 2 of the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery – which will award the first overall selection in the 2020 NHL Draft – will be conducted at NHL N...

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Capitals' John Carlson Will Be Game-Time Decision Vs. Flyers; Travis Boyd Draws Into Lineup for Lars EllerThursday morning, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call prior to the teams second round-robin game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

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Reirden: Travis Boyd to take Lars Eller's spot, John Carlson a game-time decisionThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Round-Robin Preview: Philadelphia FlyersBreaking down the matchup between the Caps and their second round-robin opponent.

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Capitals' Vitek Vanecek Emerges as Likely Backup for Next SeasonThe Washington Capitals have had a surprise candidate in Vitek Vanecek emerge as the favorite for the backup goalie position for next season.

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NHL News: Coyotes, Stars, Oilers, Panthers, Penguins, Maple Leafs, Canucks and CapitalsJake Muzzin leaves the hospital and returns to the hotel. Micheal Ferland leaves the bubble and returns home.

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NHL Rumours: Detroit Red Wings, Vancouver Canucks, Washington CapitalsLast Word on Hockey is here with another batch of NHL Rumours, looking at how things may play out with various teams after this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Thursday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Flyers Game DayDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps prepare for their second round-robin match against Philly, Eller heads out for the birth of his son and more.

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Lightning Defeat Capitals in a Shootout in Round Robin GameThe Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Washington Capitals on Aug. 3 during their round-robin game of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers with a score of 3-2.

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What You Missed From Day Five Of The Stanley Cup QualifiersPhoto: Jeff Vinnick / Getty Images Some late magic happened across the NHL happened on Thursday as two teams won their games late in regulation and more must-see action occurred.

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3 Keys: Capitals vs. Flyers, round-robin Cup QualifiersCapitals vs. Flyers4 p.m. ET; NBCSN, NHL.TV, SN360, TVAS, NBCSP, NBCSWAWashington 0-0-1, Philadelphia 1-0-0.

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Mass layoffs at NBC Sports include local personalities Michael Jenkins and Rob CarlinThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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T.J. Oshie shows you don't always have to have a letter on your chest to be a leaderT.J. wore the A on Monday in place of John Carlson, but he didn't need it for the Caps to recognize him as a leader.

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The NHL's got empty arena jokesThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals Wrap Preparations for Flyers, Holtby To Start; Lars Eller Returns Home For Birth of Child: News From Wednesday's PracticePhoto: @Capitals The Washington Capitals returned to practice Wednesday afternoon at the Ford Performance Centre in Toronto.

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Capitals' Tom Wilson on Bubble Life in Toronto: "They Made It Feel As Normal As Possible"On Wednesday, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson and defenseman Radko Gudas spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto.

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Latest NHL players to leave bubbles: Capitals' Eller, Canucks' FerlandLars Eller of the Capitals and Micheal Ferland of the Canucks are the latest players to leave the NHL bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto.

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Capitals' Lars Eller Leaves Toronto Bubble For Birth Of Second ChildThe Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday that center Lars Eller has returned to Washington this afternoon for the birth of his second child.

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Philadelphia Flyers' Joel Farabee to play vs. Washington Capitals; James van Reimsdyk may sit outIn the Flyers' victory over Boston on Sunday, van Reimsdyk was ineffective. Coach Alain Vigneault said he's trying both to win the game and get his lineup ready for the playoffs.

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Juan Soto had cardboard cutouts made of his family so they could be at Nationals Park for his season debutThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Lars Eller departs the bubble for birth of his 2nd childLars Eller is leaving the bubble to be with this family which will almost certainly mean he will not be available for the remainder of the round robin.

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Radko Gudas is the 'Mayor' of the Toronto BubbleThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom On Round-Robin Game vs. Flyers: "To Have A Chance Tomorrow, We Have To Bring Our ‘A' Game"Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom told the media on Wednesday that the nurses inside of the Eastern Conference bubble in Toronto “are doing a great job” with COVID-19 testing.

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Lars Eller Leaves BubbleThe Washington Capitals will be without one of their centers for the next while, as Lars Eller has left the bubble in Toronto to return to Washington for the birth of his second child.

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Lars Eller leaves bubble to attend birth of childThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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How to watch Capitals vs. FlyersWhat: Washington Capitals vs. Philadelphia Flyers Where: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada When: 4:00 PM ET TV Channel: Capitals vs. Flyers will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington: Live Stream: You can live stream Capitals vs. Flyers on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and on the NBC Sports App.

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Capitals Announce New Initiatives for Diversity and Racial EqualityToday the team announced a comprehensive set of initiatives to tackle diversity in hockey and racial inequality from three angles: youth hockey, education, and awareness.

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Washington Capitals announce new initiatives that focus on racial equality and diversity in hockeyThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals Launch Additional Initiatives Related to Diversity in Hockey and Racial Equality; Team Will Hold All Day Event At Fort DuPont During 2020-21 ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals announced today the organization is launching a series of public and internal initiatives that focus on diversity in hockey, racial equality and the recognition of achievements by Black individuals.Â.

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The Washington Capitals will hold a full-team practice at Fort Dupont Ice Arena during the 2020-21 seasonThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Tom Wilson confirms David Pastrnak's tweet was due to a lost bet: 'It was nice of him to say'The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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The Ice Is Flying: A Look at the Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia FlyersPhoto: Patrick Smith / Getty Images As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Philadelphia Flyers in Thursday’s round robin game to determine playoff seeding, NoVa Caps Diane Doyle is tak...

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Caps Launch Additional Hockey Diversity and Racial Equality InitiativesTeam practice at Fort Dupont, Capital Impact Fund, and diversity committee among expanded focuses; Organization's diversity efforts reflect three pillars: youth hockey, education and awareness.

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Alex Chiasson scores first postseason goal since Capitals' Stanley Cup run, Penguins' elimination gameThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals prepare for a Flyers team out to show the NHL they are more than just a hot streakThe Philadelphia Flyers were the hottest team in the NHL before the NHL pause. Now they face the Caps on Thursday looking to pick up where they left off.

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Capitals Scout Peter Ihnacak Beleives Young Players Should Follow Martin Fehervary's Approach To The GamePhotos: Sport.SK When naming the legends of Slovak hockey, some are often forgotten. Among them may be Peter Ihnačák.

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Maple Leafs announce Jake Muzzin discharged from hospital, will miss rest of team's series against Blue JacketsThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers; Round Robin Game 2Kassie previews the Capitals matchup against the Flyers as they look to bounce back from their shootout loss on Monday.

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Washington at Philadelphia Preview: Capitals Face Flyers In Second Round-Robin GameThe Washington Capitals take on the Philadelphia Flyers in each teams second round-robin tournament game to determine Stanley Cup Playoff seeding on Thursday afternoon.

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Washington Capitals: Round Robin Game 2 vs. Philadelphia PreviewThe Washington Capitals fell 3-2 to the Tampa Bay Lightning in their round-robin-opening game. Up next, they have the Philadelphia Flyers.

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Washington Capitals Hotdish: Philadelphia FlyersOffering up a tasty hotdish of things to think about ahead of the Caps' second game of the round robin phase.

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3 Underrated Washington Capitals From the Alex Ovechkin EraThe Washington Capitals have had Alex Ovechkin as their star for 15 years. Some of his teammates have flown under the radar due to his superstar status.

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Washingotn Capitals Get Strong but Quiet Effort From Carl HagelinSpeed and positioning put Carl Hagelin exactly where he needed to be for the Washington Capitals during Monday's round robin game.

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Wednesday Caps Clips: Bubble BreakDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: Some leftover notes from Monday's shootout loss, looking ahead to the Flyers, and more.

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Everything You Need To Know And See From Day Four Of The Stanley Cup QualifiersPhoto: Chase Agnello-Dean / Getty Images Tuesdays action in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers was action-packed with a series sweep and two teams tied their best-of-five series as we get into the mid...

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Hurricanes and Rangers exchange fist bumps instead of handshakes after Carolina sweeps seriesThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Hurricanes Clinch Stanley Cup Playoff Berth, Sweep Rangers In Qualifying RoundPhoto: Chase Agnello-Dean / Getty Images The Carolina Hurricanes advanced to the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Tuesday night after they defeated the New York Rangers by a score of 4-1 at Scotiabank Ar...

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What's goalie prospect Vitek Vanecek's upside? Let Olie Kolzig explainOlie Kolzig knows a thing or two about goaltending and offered his insights as to what he believed the ceiling for Vitek Vanecek may be.

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Mathieu Perreault, who is supposed to be off-limits, injured in boarding hitThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Maple Leafs' Jake Muzzin Taken To Toronto Hospital After Falling In Game 2 vs. Blue JacketsPhoto: Yahoo Canada Sports The Toronto Maple Leafs announced after their 3-0 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 2 of their qualifying round series that defenseman Jake Muzzin, who left the...

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Jake Muzzin stretchered off the ice and taken to hospital after cross-check, awkward fallThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Seattle Kraken shatter Golden Knights' NHL record for best-selling expansion team launchThe NHL's newest franchise, the Seattle Kraken, has reportedly lapped the Golden Knights four times over since releasing its name.

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Washington Capitals loan two prospectsThe Washington Capitals have loaned their prospects Tobias Geisser and Damien Riat to the Swiss National League to begin the 2020-21 hockey season.

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Bubble Views From A Capitals Fan in TorontoPhotos: @capswmn If you’re a regular reader of NoVa Caps then you’re well aware we love to provide a platform for our readers to share their experiences, voice opinions and provide first-hand accou...

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Flyers and Capitals start time confirmed on ThursdayAfter not knowing what time the Flyers and Washington Capitals would play their round robin match this coming Thursday, the NHL finally confirmed when the puck will drop for the contest, along with other games on that day.

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Start time set for Capitals-Flyers round-robin gameThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Ex-NHLer Brendan Leipsic joins Russian team following vulgar, misogynistic commentsFormer Washington Capitals forward Brendan Leipsic signed with CSKA Moscow on Tuesday, three months after the NHL club released him for making vulgar and misogynistic comments.

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Capitals' Round-Robin Game vs. Flyers Scheduled For 4 PM ET Start On ThursdayPhoto: Mitchell Leff/Getty ImagesThe NHL announced on Tuesday afternoon that the round-robin game between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto scheduled fo...

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The Confused Fan's Guide to the Capitals' 2020 PlayoffsYes. These games count, and meaningful hockey is back! The 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs are officially underway, and the Washington Capitals are right in the thick of it after dropping their first game to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-2, in a shootout on Monday night.

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Analytical Preview of Capitals Round Robin Matchup Against the Philadelphia FlyersAP Photo/Nick Wass The Washington Capitals will be taking on the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday in their second round robin game of the 2020 NHL Playoffs.

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The Noon Number: District of AngelsTuesday Caps Clips: Well, Shoot Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps erase a two-goal deficit but fall in the shootout, a handful of NHLers stand up by taking a knee and more.

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Former Capital Brendan Leipsic Signs One-Year Deal With KHL's CSKA MoscowOn Tuesday, former Washington Capitals forward Brendan Leipsic signed a one-year deal with CSKA Moscow of the KHL, the Russian team announced.

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Report: Ilya Samsonov injured neck and back in ATV accidentThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals loan prospects Damien Riat and Tobias Geisser to Swiss National League teams to begin 2020-21 seasonThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Key Takeaways From Capitals' First Round-Robin GamePhoto: Andre Ringuette / Getty Images While the Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 3-2 in a shootout in their first round-robin tournament game to determine Stanley Cup...

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Washington Capitals Have a Bit of Everything in T.J. OshieThe Washington Capitals have many valuable players on their team. T.J. Oshie, albeit not the most productive player, is one of their most important players.

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Washington Capitals: Three Stars Of The Game  Oshie Fights BackWe're back with our stars of the night. The first game of this playoff season was vs the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Capitals Loan Damien Riat and Tobias Geisser to Europe TeamsARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have loaned Damien Riat to the Geneve-Servette Hockey Club of the Swiss National League and Tobias Geisser to EV Zug of the Swiss National League to begin the 2020-21 hockey season, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. It is expected that the Capitals will...

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Washington Capitals Loan Damien Riat, Tobias Geisser To NLAThe Washington Capitals have found some playing time for a pair of prospects, loaning Damien Riat and Tobias Geisser to the NLA for the 2020-21 season.

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Takeaways from the Capitals-Lightning GameBreaking down the good and bad from the team's first taste of round-robin action.

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Vitek Vanecek will play in NHL's round robin, but Capitals' Stanley Cup hopes rest with Braden HoltbyAlan May would like to see Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek play in a round-robin game, but no further.

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NHL News: No Positive Tests, Four Players Kneel, and Player NotesOver 7,000 tests administered with no positive results. Four players kneel for the National anthems.

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Washington Capitals get a point in Round Robin opener but fall in shootoutThe Washington Capitals opened up Round Robin play with a shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Tuesday Caps Clips: Well, ShootDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps erase a two-goal deficit but fall in the shootout, a handful of NHLers stand up by taking a knee and more.

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Kucherov nets shootout winner, Lightning beat Capitals 3-2TORONTO — Nikita Kucherov scored the shootout winner to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Monday in Eastern Conference round-robin play.

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Everything You Need To Know And See From Day Three Of The Stanley Cup QualifiersPhoto: Dave Sandford / Getty Images Day three of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers had all of it: a hat-trick, a big third-period comeback, a playoff shootout, players kneeling during the national anthems.

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If the Caps want to go far in the playoffs, they have to get physicalMonday's game was a good reminder for Washington that if they want to go far in the playoffs, they will have to get physical.

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Round Robin Review, Capitals vs Lightning, Stars vs Golden KnightsUse the code THG25 at Elite Prospects to get 25% off your first three months of a premium membership on their site from the 1st to 7th of any given month.

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It's ex-Caps night for Vegas Golden Knights as Chandler Stephenson and Nate Schmidt scoreThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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T.J. Oshie's turning point fight, Richard Panik stays hot and the Caps get physicalIt took some physical play for the Caps to turn around Monday's round-robin game and earn a point from the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Postgame Analytics: Capitals Fall to Lightning 3-2 in the ShootoutPhoto: @Capitals In Monday afternoon’s round robin matinee action, the Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 in the shootout.

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Kucherov, Lightning beat Capitals in East round-robin playTORONTO — Nikita Kucherov scored a goal in the first period and the winner in the shootout to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Monday in Eastern Conference round-robin play.

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Ryan Reaves, Jason Dickinson, Tyler Seguin, and Robin Lehner kneel for anthemThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals vs Lightning Recap: Shaking Off The Rust, Caps Fall in Shootout 3-2The Caps claw back in the second and third to snag a point in the round-robin tournament.

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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Washington CapitalsTampa Bay Lightning vs. Washington Capitals - Shootout Highlights from the Stanley Cup playoffs Round Robin - August 3, 2020.

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Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay LightningNHL tonight. Hockey tonight.

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Full Shootout: Capitals @ LightningWatch the shootout between the Washington Capitals and the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Round Robin on August 3, 2020.

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Capitals Fall To Lightning 3-2 In First Round Robin Game For SeedingPhoto: Chase Agnello-Dean/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 in their first postseason round robin game Monday afternoon at Scotiabank Arena...

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Meaningful-ish: Bolts beat Caps 3-2 in shootoutThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Evgeny Kuznetsov stuffs puck past Andrei Vasilevskiy to tie gameThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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TJ Oshie's fight with Yanni Gourde sparks Capitals to two unanswered goals to close periodThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals' Richard Panik Scores First Career Playoff Goal During Round-Robin Opener Against LightningPhoto: @Capitals No need to Panik! Washington Capitals forward Richard Panik got his team on the board and scored his first career playoff goal during the second period of Monday’s round-robin open...

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Caps earn point in round robin shootout loss after 2nd period rallyThe Caps rallied from a 2-0 deficit to force overtime, but fell 3-2 in a shootout to Tampa Bay in their round robin opener.

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Capitals' T.J. Oshie Drops the Gloves With Lightning's Yanni Gourde During Round-Robin OpenerIt's getting real now, folks. Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie dropped the gloves with Tampa Bay Lightning's forward Yanni Gourde during the second period of Monday's round-robin opener at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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John Carlson seen on his phone in the stands during Capitals-Lightning matchupThe camera caught John Carlson kicking back and checking his social media feeds during the Capitals matchup.

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Capitals' John Carlson to Miss Monday's Round-Robin Opener Against LightingThe Washington Capitals announced on Monday that defenseman John Carlson will not play in the round-robin opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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How local broadcasters like Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin are calling Capitals' playoff games from outside the bubbleThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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John Carlson will not play against Lightning on MondayThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Caps vs Lightning pregame: Round robin rendezvousThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals-Lightning stream: NHL Return to Play round-robin gameEastern Conference Atlantic Division Boston Bruins Buffalo Sabres Detroit Red Wings Florida Panthers Montreal Canadiens Ottawa Senators Tampa Bay Lightning Toronto Maple Leafs Metropolitan Division Carolina Hurricanes Columbus Blue Jackets New Jersey Devils New York Islanders New York Rangers Philadelphia Flyers Pittsburgh Penguins Washington...

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Capitals vs. Lightning Game ThreadThe Caps get their first taste of round-robin action with the opening game against the Lightning.

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Boston Bruins' Qualifying Round Opponents: Washington CapitalsThe Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals matchup in their final Round Robin tournament game is a final tune-up for both teams before the playoffs begin.

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No NHL Players Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 Since Entering the Toronto and Edmonton Bubbles Last WeekFrom July 27 - August 1, 7,013 tests were administered among all 24 teams in the first week of Phase 4 of the league's Return to Play Plan.

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NHL announces zero positive tests since entering bubbleThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Washington Capitals: It is time to get vocal and loud on TwitterThere's an exciting way for Washington Capitals and NHL fans to get involved on Twitter during the Stanley Cup playoffs this year.

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Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in his first game using the Bauer Nexus ADV that has a hole in its blade, debuts new skatesThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Washington Capitals open Round Robin against Tampa Bay LightningThe Washington Capitals begin their quest for their second Stanley Cup today at 4 p.m.

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Washington Capitals set to face Tampa Bay Lighting in Round Robin SeriesIt has been five months since the Washington Capitals and the Tampa Bay Lightning or any NHL team really has seen meaningful hockey.

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The Noon Number: Striking the LightningA look at how the Caps have hit the Bolts in recent years.

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Washington Capitals: Top 3 final predictions for Stanley Cup PlayoffsThe Washington Capitals begin the Stanley Cup playoffs today in the Round Robin against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Capitals won't discuss contract extension with Alex Ovechkin until after playoffsContract extension talks between Ovechkin and the Caps will have to wait.

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Best of Luck to Michael JenkinsMichael Jenkins interviews a fan at Capital One Arena. NBCSports Washington's Michael Jenkins announced today on Twitter that after 16.

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Brenden Dillon donates 10,000 masks to healthcare workers and food assistance programs in the regionThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Washington Capitals Hotdish: Tampa Bay LightningOffering up a tasty hotdish of things to think about ahead of today's game with the Lightning.

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NHL Rumors: Joe Thornton, Alex Ovechkin and Brenden DillonCould Joe Thornton end up playing in Switzerland? The Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin to talk extension, Caps and Brenden Dillon already talking.

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Brenden Dillon Donates 10,000 Medical Face MasksBrenden Dillon spent time with MSE Foundation to help donate 10,000 medical face masks to several non-profits, including MedStar Health, DC Central Kitchen and Martha's Table in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Capitals' John Carlson Will Be Game-Time Decision For Round-Robin Opener vs. LightningWashington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden told the media before the team's round-robin opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday that defenseman John Carlson will be a game-time decision.

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Brenden Dillon and MSE Foundation Donate 10,000 Face Masks Across MedStar Health, DC Central Kitchen and Martha's TableARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals defenseman Brenden Dillon and Monumental Sports and Entertainment Foundation have teamed up to donate 10,000 3-ply Level 2 medical face masks to the following non-profit organizations: MedStar Health, DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Washington Capitals Depth Is Definite Advantage in 2020 PlayoffsThe Washington Capitals can join the elite contenders for the Stanley Cup by exploiting their advantage in the bottom-6, but will that be enough?

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DistanceWhat separated us now brings us together.

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Capitals road to the Stanley Cup starts todayEven though the Washington Capitals will not be playing at Capital One Area, their quest for home ice advantage begins Monday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Lightning take on familiar foes in round robinHow does Tampa Bay match up against the Capitals, Bruins and Flyers?

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Today in Hockey History: Aug. 3The Philadelphia Flyers name became offical on this date in 1966. Plus, the first U.S.-born player to ever skate in the NHL was born.

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Monday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Lightning Game DayDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps' 2020 playoff journey begins as they prepare to take on the Bolts, Carlson is hopeful to return for the game and more.

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Everything You Need To Know And See From Day Two Of The Stanley Cup QualifiersPhoto: Getty Images Like the first day of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers, the second was surprising and perhaps even more so than the first as all five underdogs won in Sundays games.

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Why playing in an empty arena won't be a problem for Braden HoltbyPlaying in an empty arena isn't something NHL players are used to, but, according to Braden Holtby, it won't be an issue for him.

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Oh, great, the Blue Jackets brought their awful cannon sound effect with them into the bubbleThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Andre Burakovsky suffers possibly devastating smile injuryThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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The Pittsburgh Penguins haven't won a playoff game since TJ Oshie punched Kris Letang's face multiple times in 2018The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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3 Keys: Capitals vs. Lightning, round-robin Cup QualifiersJohn Carlson is a game-time decision for the Washington Capitals in their first game of the round-robin portion of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, the Eastern Conference hub city, on Monday.

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Nazem Kadri beats St Louis Blues with the closest buzzer beater we've ever seenThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Itll Hopefully Be A Long Run For Us: Evgeny Kuznetsov and Jonas Siegenthaler Speak to the Media Before the Start of the Stanley Cup PlayoffsWith the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs less than 24 hours away, the Washington Capitals are getting used to life in the hub city bubble and gearing up for their first meaningful game action in over fou...

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Hart has 34 saves in Flyers' 4-1 win over BruinsTORONTO — Carter Hart and the Philadelphia Flyers sure didnt look stale following a 4 1/2-month pause to the NHL season.

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ALLCAPS All AccessOur first episode of 2020 #ALLCAPS All-Access, presented by Pepsi.

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WATCH: Alex Ovechkin's son Sergei has mastered his backhand shotAlex Ovechkin's one-year-old son already has some incredible hockey skills.

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Washington at Tampa Bay Preview: Capitals Clash With Lightning In Round-Robin Tournament Opener On MondayThe Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning open their round-robin tournaments to determine 2020 Stanley Cup Playoff seeding in the Eastern Conference on Monday afternoon.

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Alex Ovechkin throws support behind Hockey Diversity Alliance in powerful HNIC openingThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Caps vs. Lightning 3 pm: How to WatchSet up in the hub city of Toronto in the NHL bubble, the Capitals will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in their first round robin matchup as they play for seeding in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Vitek Vanecek wins backup goaltending job behind Braden Holtby: 'He's a lot better than he's been rewarded for'The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals' Heach Coach Todd Reirden is Noncommittal About John Carlson Playing in Monday's Round-Robin Opener Against the LightningOn Sunday, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto.

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Capitals' T.J. Oshie: "I Can't Wait To Get Out There And Play A Game For Real"Photo: @Capitals On Sunday, Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie spoke to the media from Hotel X in Toronto.

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Carlson's status, Holtby in net: Everything to know as Capitals return to action vs. LightningFor the first time in nearly five months, the Capitals will play a meaningful hockey game as they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at 4 p.m., NBC Sports Washington.

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Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning: Round Robin Game 1Kassie has our first preview as the Washington Capitals prepare to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in Round Robin action.

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Todd Reirden noncommittal on if John Carlson will play in team's first round-robin gameThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Lightning-Capitals round robin game previewLightning 43-21-6 92 Points second in the Atlantic Capitals 41-20-8 90 points first in the Metropolitan Lightning 0-2-0-1 against the Capitals in 2019-20 The Tampa Bay Lightning are finally ready to re-start the 2019-20 season After a four and half month season suspension, the Lightning will hit the ice Monday afternoon to take on the&.

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Sergei Ovechkin, at age 1, already has a better backhand than most beer leaguersThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Goaltending Notes: Halak, Korpisalo, HoltbyThe Boston Bruins will be without their top option in goal tonight when they take on the Philadelphia Flyers in the round-robin.

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Mature and Focused Alex Ovechkin Sets Playoff Tone for Washington CapitalsWashington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin continues to lead by example as the Caps prepare for the 2019-20 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Alex Ovechkin takes in Penguins vs. Canadiens during Capitals' off nightAlex Ovechkin used his off-day to scout two of the Caps' Eastern Conference Rivals Saturday night.

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Washington Capitals: NHL unveils awesome interactive plans for Stanley Cup PlayoffsThe Stanley Cup playoffs are underway and here's how NHL and Washington Capitals fans can get involved on social media and follow the games.

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Sunday Caps Clips: Black Lives MatterDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: The qualifying round of hockey opens with a strong message from the Hockey Diversity Alliance and hopeful first steps by the NHL, Carlson's status remains up in the air for tomorrow and more.

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Lightning Strikes From The Past: Playoff History Between The Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay LightningPhoto: Dirk Shadd - Tampa Bay Times As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday in their first round robin game to determine playoff seeding, it’s time to take a qu...

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What is Vitek Vanecek's future with the Washington Capitals?Vitek Vanecek has impressed enough to be the Caps' backup goalie in the 2020 postseason.

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Everything You Need To Know And See From Day One Of The Stanley Cup QualifiersPhoto: Chase Agnello-Dean / Getty Images Saturday brought some surprising results from the first day of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers as we saw a big upset in Edmonton and a feisty start to the tourname...

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What is Vitek Vanecek's future with the Washington Capitals?Vitek Vanecek has impressed enough to be the Caps' backup goalie in the 2020 postseason.

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Alex Ovechkin is in the stands to watch the Penguins-Canadiens gameThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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John Carlson returns to practice after suffering injury in exhibition gameThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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New Capitals 2020 Playoffs gear, equality shirt, and masks drop in team storeThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals' Ilya Kovalchuk: "I'm Excited. I'm Just Going To Be Myself And We're Going To Play."Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk told the media after the team's practice on Saturday that he thinks that this Stanley Cup Playoff tournament will "be a little different" but had fun being on an underdog team in 2012 with the New Jersey Devils, who lost in six games to the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup Final as the No.

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Nic Dowd: "We're All Still Adjusting&A Lot of Guys Haven't Done Laundry Yet"Photo: @Capitals 48 hours to go. After a four month halt in the action, the NHL kicked off the 2020 playoffs at noon on Saturday.

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Michal Kempny doesn't 'understand any word you said'The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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No Extension Talks For Alex Ovechkin Until Playoffs EndWhile he's eligible to sign an extension now, Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals won't talk about a new deal until after the playoffs.

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Matt Dumba becomes first NHL player to kneel during anthemThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Washington Capitals: John Carlson practices SaturdayWashington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden told the media that John Carlson practiced on Saturday but didn't commit to playing him on Monday.

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John Carlson practices but Todd Reirden is unsure if he will play against the LightningAfter Friday's day off, the Capitals were back at practice on Saturday and John Carlson was with them, taking part in practice for the first time since Wednesday's exhibition game.

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John Carlson Returned To Practice on Saturday, However Todd Reirden Would Not Commit To Carlson Playing On MondayJohn Carlson returned to practice on Saturday after sitting out practice on Thursday and having a team day off on Friday.

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Vitek Vanecek Is Ready For Shot At Number 2 Spot in WashingtonPhoto: Chase Angnello-Dean/NHL via Getty Images It’s looking more and more likely that the Capitals will go with Vitek Vanecek as the number two netminder for the 2020 playoffs, replacing Ilya Sams...

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Pierre McGuire has a beardThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Washington Capitals: Itu2019s Beginning to Look a Lot Like ChristmasWhile the Stanley Cup Qualifying Playoff Round gets stared at noontime today, with the first matchup being the NY Rangers and the Carolina Hurricanes , the Washington Capitals will enjoy having a few more days off and hoping to get John Carlson back in the lineup after a nasty fall in the teams first exhibition game against the Hurricanes July 29.

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Justin Williams bloodies Ryan Strome in fight to kick off first game of playoffsThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capital One Arena Allows Sports Betting!William Hill CEP Joe Asher told the Post last week “It was really driven by the announcement of when sports would resume, and so with sports back, we wanted to try to get a temporary facility open as soon as we could.""

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Washington Capitals: Twitter will be the place to be during Stanley Cup PlayoffsWashington Capitals fans are excited for the Stanley Cup playoffs which begin today for the NHL and for the Caps themselves on Monday.

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EA Sports announces Edmonton Oilers win Stanley Cup in Playoff SimulationThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Commissioner Bettman Pens Letter To Fans on Precipice of PlayoffsHockey is back! The 2020 NHL playoffs begin at noon on Saturday, with the Capitals kicking off their 2020 postseason campaign on Monday against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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The NHL Stanley Cup Qualifiers start today. There's 12.5 hours of hockey to watch.The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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NHL Player News: Murray, Hamilton, Necas, Romanov, DeAngelo, Tarasenko, Hedman, Virtanen and CarlsonHurricanes hopeful for Dougie Hamilton to return this series. Victor Hedman expected to practice today.

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