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Jamie Benn’s promised goal caps off memorable day for car crash survivor
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When Jamie Benn met Kendall Murray after Saturday’s morning skate, he left her with the promise that he would score that night against the Colorado Avalanche. Eight months ago, the idea of Murray standing there as the Stars captain made that promise seemed unbelievable. On Feb. 10, Murray, 16, was the sole survivor of a […]

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The Buzzer: Giroux helps Flyers rout Caps, Hitchcock climbs wins list
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The Philadelphia Flyers put on quite a performance for their fans in their home opener on Saturday night, completely dominating the Washington Capitals by an 8-2 margin and outshooting them 37-22. It was a big night for a lot of Flyers, including Sean Couturier (three points), Jakub Voracek (three assists) and Scott Laughton (two goals). […]

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Hornqvist has 2 points in season debut, Pens beat Caps 3-2
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Patric Hornqvist went right back to the net where he feels most comfortable and was in his element once again. Hornqvist scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in his season debut to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night in their first meeting since the playoffs. The Swedish […]

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NHL on NBCSN: Caps’ Ovechkin looks to keep rolling in clash with Penguins
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The Capitals captain has already scored seven times this season.

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Challenges for Penguins and Caps, Opportunity for Rangers: Metro in October
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If the Metropolitan Division isn’t the best division in the NHL once again, it probably still ranks as the most prominent. You have the repeat defending champions in the Pittsburgh Penguins going toe-to-toe with the Washington Capitals, who’ve won consecutive

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Caps vs. Habs Recap: Aussie Aussie Aussie, Ovi Ovi Ovi! Capitals Win 6-1.
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Ice Tracker – Game Summary – Event Summary – Shot Report – Faceoff Summary – Play-by-Play – Home TOI – Visitor TOI – Advanced Stats at: Corsica, hockeystats and Natural Stat Trick On a night where rookie Nathan Walker made history by becoming the first ever Australian-born NHL player, Karl Alzner returned

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NHL: Aussie Walker scores in historic debut for Caps
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WASHINGTON (AFP) –  Nathan Walker made history Saturday, as the first Australian to play in the NHL, and scoring a goal to boot in the Washington Capitals' 6-1 demolition of the Montreal Canadiens. On a night when celebrated Russian teammate Alex Ovechkin notched his second hat trick in as many games

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Caps have high goal-scoring expectations for Ovechkin at 32
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Alex Ovechkin has scored 50 goals so regularly that finishing with 30-something was a disappointment. As Washington Capitals teammate T.J. Oshie pointed out, Ovechkin is "a pure goal-scorer, the best of our time," and his 558 career goals are well ahead of everyone else in the NHL in that time. The challenge now is for […]

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Hischier has goal, 2 assists in Devils' 4-1 win over Caps
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WASHINGTON (AP) — First overall pick Nico Hischier had a power-play goal and two assists in the first period to help the New Jersey Devils beat the Washington Capitals 4 -1 in an exhibition game Wednesday night. Jimmy Hayes and Drew Stafford also had

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Caps’ Vrana hoping to earn spot with Ovechkin, Kuznetsov
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It looks like the Washington Capitals are going to give Jakub Vrana the opportunity of a lifetime. Washington has given the young winger a chance to earn a spot on the right side of the top line with Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin. On Wednesday night, they got to put the chemistry to the test, […]

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The 25 Most Important Players for the Caps: No. 11 Jakub Vrana
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Every player on an NHL team plays a role.Some, of course, play bigger roles than others. In the coming weeks, Tarik El-Bashir and JJ Regan will rank the 25 most important players in the Caps organization, from least to most important, weighing factors such as past production, future potential and intangibles

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Oshie expects tough year for Caps: 'We lost a lot of good players'
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When T.J. Oshie was traded to the Washington Capitals in the summer of 2015, he expected to do one thing: win Cups. But, after running through the Eastern Conference in back-to-back regular seasons to only be bounced in the second round of the playoffs, Oshie knows the task ahead is only getting harder. Especially when […]

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