1. Good, Bad & Ugly: Washington Nationals Defeat Atlanta Braves 4-3

    THE RESULT: Adam Dunn homered, Shairon Martis pitched six strong innings, and Atlanta's defense vanished for a period, as the Washington Nationals (3-10) defeated the Braves for the second straight day, 4-3...

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  2. Washington Captials-New York Rangers Game Three Preview

    The Washington Capitals travel to New York to face the Rangers in Game Three of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs down two game to none...

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  3. Good, Bad, and Ugly: Washington Nationals Lose Late Lead, Game to Marlins

    THE RESULT: For the third day in a row, the Washington Nationals took a lead into the ninth inning. For the third day in a row, they lost. Today, it was a 7-4 loss to the Florida Marlins...

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  4. Nationals-Marlins: Good, Bad & Ugly of Washington's 9-6 Loss

    Yesterday, the Washington Nationals blew a ninth-inning lead for the second time in as many days and dropped to 1-9 on the season...

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  5. Capitals-Rangers Game 2: Henrik Lundqvist Shuts Out Washington 1-0

    CAPITALS PUT 35 SHOTS ON GOAL, HAVE ANOTHER 29 SHOTS BLOCKED OR MISSED Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau went to his bench Saturday, calling upon rookie backup goalie Simeon ...

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  6. Capitals-Rangers Game Two Preview: Changes Coming For Caps?

    The Washington Capitals, down 1-0 to the New York Rangers in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, may be making some changes for Game Two, Saturday at 1:00 p.m...

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  7. Good, Bad & Ugly: Washington Nationals Get First "Curly W" in the Books

    NATIONALS DEFEAT PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES 8-2 FOR FIRST WIN OF 2009 THE RESULT: The Washington Nationals got home runs from Adam Dunn, Josh Willingham, Elijah Dukes and even Alberto Gonzalez ...

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  8. Capitals-Rangers: Washington Loses Focus, New York Takes Advantage in Game One

    In the first period of last night's first-round Stanley Cup Playoffs matchup, the Washington Capitals completely dominated the seventh-seeded New York Rangers in every category on the ice—except the scoreboard...

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  9. Washington Nationals Send Lastings Milledge to Triple-A

    The words in the two-sentence press release were terse, and there was no rationale announced officially behind the move: The Washington Nationals today optioned outfielder Lastings Milledge to Syracuse of the Triple-A International League...

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  10. Nationals-Phillies: Washington Loses Home Opener, Seventh Straight

    The Result: The Washington Nationals allowed 10 hits, committed three errors, hit two batters, and lost their home opener to the defending World Champion Philadelphia Phillies 9-8...

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  11. Washington Capitals-New York Rangers: Breaking Down the First Round

    SEASON SERIES: Nov. 8 at DC: WAS 3-NYR 1 Brent Johnson made 28 saves and Brooks Laich, Tom Poti and Alexander Semin tallied for the Caps.Dec. 23 at NYR: WAS 5-NYR 4 (OT) Shaone Morrisonn scored 59 seconds into overtime to cap the thrilling comeback...

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  12. Washington Capitals Clinch Second Seed in Eastern Conference

    TEAM POSTS HIGHEST POINT TOTAL IN FRANCHISE HISTORY, LAICH SCORES TWICE The Washington Capitals (50-23-8-108) clinched the second seed in the Eastern Conference with at 4-2 victory over the woeful Tampa Bay Lightning last night...

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  13. Good, Bad, & Ugly: Marlins Complete Sweep Over Nationals

    THE RESULT: The tying and go-ahead runs were on base with one out in the top of the ninth, but Florida Marlins closer Matt Lindstrom buckled down and retired Josh Willingham and Austin Kearns ...

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  14. Capitals-Lightining Preview: Tampa Bay Looks to Block Milestones for Washington

    The Washington Capitals (49-23-8-106, first in Southeast, second in East) face the Tampa Bay Lightning (24-38-18-66, fifth in Southeast) needing only one point to clinch the second seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs...

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  15. Washington-Atlanta Preview: Caps Go Down to Georgia

    The Washington Capitals (48-23-8-104, first in Southeast, second in East) travel to Atlanta to meet the Thrashers (34-39-6-74, fourth in Southeast) looking to complete a home-and-home ...

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  16. The Good, Bad and Ugly: Washington Nationals Rocked on Opening Day

    THE RESULT Washington Nationals opening day starter John Lannan was rocked for six earned runs in three innings, including two homers, and former Nat Emilio Bonifacio ran rampant, ...

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  17. Capitals-Buffalo Preview: Washington Hopes To Rattle the Sabres

    ROOKIE GOALIE TO GET START FOR CAPITALS The Buffalo Sabres (37-30-9-83, third in Northeast, 10th in East) enter tonight's game against the Washington Capitals (47-23-7-101, first in Southeast, second in East) in a position all too familiar to Caps fans..

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  18. Capitals-Islanders: Mike Green's Pair Beats Isles' Three Of a Kind

    Mike Green scored a pair of power play goals 1:23 apart in the third period to lead the Washington Capitals over the league-worst New York Islanders, 5-3, before 18,277 at Verizon Center...

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  19. Capitals-Islanders Preview: Washington Hosts Worst Team in The League

    CAPITALS ONE POINT AHEAD OF NEW JERSEY FOR SECOND SEED IN EAST The Washington Capitals (46-23-7-99, first in Southeast, second in East) host the New York Islanders, owners of the worst record in the NHL (25-41-9-59, fifth in Northeast) at 7 p...

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  20. Washington Nationals' Ridiculous End-of-Spring Training Road Trip

    Today, the Washington Nationals begin a stretch of games that boggle the mind.They play the Detroit Tigers at beautiful Joker Marchant Stadium in less-than-beautiful Lakeland, FL (97 miles from Viera, spring training home of your Nationals)...

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  21. Washington-Tampa Bay Review: Pothier Scores Game-Winner For The Caps

    In the worst officiated game of the season, Brian Pothier scored his first goal of the season to break a three-all tie...

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  22. Washington-Tampa Bay Preview: Playoff-Bound Caps Host Lightning

    The Washington Capitals (45-23-7-97, first in Southeast, T-2 in East), having clinched a playoff spot earlier in the week, host the Tampa Bay Lightning (24-33-17-65, fifth in Southeast), playing out the string in a long, frustrating season...

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  23. Washington Nationals: Pitching on the Brain

    I've got pitching on the brain this morning. Specifically, starting pitching.Let's start with what the Nats have already. SHAIRON MARTISShairon Martis looked good Tuesday...

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  24. Washington-Toronto Review: CuJo Lives; Leafs Drop Caps in Shootout 3-2

    Veteran goalie Curtis Joseph sat on the bench for 59 minutes of last night's game—a spectator like the rest of us...

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  25. Washington-Toronto Game Day: Sick Caps to Face Depleted Leafs

    The Washington Capitals (45-23-6-96, first in Southeast, third in East) travel to Air Canada Center in Toronto (30-30-13-73, fifth in Northeast) to face a Maple Leafs team playing out ...

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