1. Capitals-Islanders: Alex Ovechkin Takes Over in Overtime

    With less than 11 seconds remaining in overtime, Alex Ovechkin decided enough was enough. He had watched his team fritter away a 4-2 third period lead, and he simply took the game over...

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  2. Game 32 Preview: Washington Capitals at New York Islanders

    The Washington Capitals (18-10-3-39, first in Southeast) take to the road to face the New York Islanders (10-18-2-22, fifth in Atlantic) at 7:00 PM from the Nassau Coliseum...

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  3. Capitals-Canadiens Review: Varlamov Leads Washington Over Montreal 2-1

    Washington Capitals rookie goalie Simeon Varlamov recorded 32 saves and the Caps got goals from Niklas Backstrom and Michael Nylander to defeat the Montreal Canadiens before 21,273 faithful at Bell Centre...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about 6 years ago 58 reads 4 comments

  4. Game 31 Preview: Washington Capitals at Montreal Canadiens

    The Washington Capitals (17-10-3-37, first in Southeast) travel to Montreal to face the Canadiens (16-7-5-37, second in Northeast) from Bell Centre at 7 p.m...

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  5. Washington Capitals' Web Site Producer Dresses for Game

    Imagine that you are a paralegal at a law firm and the partner gets sick, leaving you to argue in front of the Supreme Court. Or that you are a flight attendant and the pilot passes out and you have to land the plane...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about 6 years ago 195 reads 5 comments

  6. Washington Nationals Re-Sign Willie Harris, Non-Tender Tim Redding

    The Washington Nationals announced this afternoon that they have agreed to terms with outfielder Willie Harris to a two-year contract. Terms were undisclosed...

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  7. Capitals-Senators Preview: Washington Looks to Build Winning Streak

    The Washington Capitals (16-10-3-35, first in Southeast) face the Ottawa Senators (10-11-5-25, fifth in Northeast) at 7:00 pm from Verizon Center...

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  8. Is Eight Years and $160M Enough?

    It's hard to comprehend a contract to play baseball that runs eight years and will pay the player $160 million. I'm not going to get all philosophical on you, but that's a heck of a lot of money...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about 6 years ago 226 reads 1 comments

  9. Capitals-Bruins Review: Brent Johnson Tremendous in 3-1 Caps Win

    Washington Capitals goalie Brent Johnson spent several minutes on the ice after doing a partial split to stop a follow-up shot from Chuck Kobasew after thwarting a breakaway by Patrice Bergeron...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about 6 years ago 105 reads 2 comments

  10. Game 29 Preview: Boston Bruins at Washington Capitals

    The Washington Capitals (15-10-3-33, first in Southeast) host the Northeast-leading Boston Bruins (19-4-4-42) at 7:00 p.m. from Verizon Center. The Caps have split their last four games, most recently dropping a 3-1 decision to Carolina last Saturday...

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  11. Washington-Carolina: Leighton, Late Goals Lift Canes Past Caps

    A less-than-inspired Washington Capitals team, playing twice in less than 24 hours on the road, fell 3-1 to the Carolina Hurricanes on a pair of even-strength late third period goals by the hosts...

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  12. Capitals-Maple Leafs: Washington Takes Victory in Toronto

    The Washington Capitals (15-9-3-33, first in Southeast) defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs (9-12-6-24) in a tight, tense match before 19,416 fans at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto...

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  13. Capitals Weekend Preview: Washington Keeps Trying to Weather Injuries

    The Washington Capitals (14-9-3-31, first in Southeast) have a pair of games this weekend against Eastern Conference foes. Tonight at 7 p.m...

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  14. Washington Capitals-New York Islanders: Caps Best Isles 5-2

    The Washington Capitals (14-9-3-31, first in Southeast) got goals from five different players and goalie Brent Johnson made 27 saves as the Caps rebounded from a poor display Tuesday ...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about 6 years ago 104 reads 2 comments

  15. Game 26 Preview: New York Islanders at Washington Capitals

    The Washington Capitals (13-9-3-29, first in Southeast) host the New York Islanders (10-12-2-22, fifth in Atlantic) for the first of four contests this season at 7:00 pm from Washington's Verizon Center...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about 6 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  16. Washington Capitals-Florida Panthers: Florida Downs Listless Washington 5-3

    After several weeks of playing short-handed due to multiple injuries, it finally caught up to the Washington Capitals in a 5-3 loss to the Florida Panthers last night, one of the lowest ...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about 6 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  17. Capitals-Panthers: Southeast Showdown as Florida Heads to Washington

    The Washington Capitals (13-8-3-29, first in Southeast) face the Florida Panthers (9-11-3-21, third in Southeast) in the first of six meetings between the two division rivals this season at 7 p...

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  18. Washington Capitals-Columbus Blue Jackets: Mason Throws Shutout On Caps

    The Washington Capitals went into Columbus looking to build off Friday night's shut out victory over Montreal...

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  19. Washington Capitals Goalie Jose Theodore Shuts Out Montreal Canadiens 3-0

    Behind stellar goaltending from embattled netminder Jose Theodore, the Washington Capitals (13-7-3-29, first in Southeast) shut out his former team, the Montreal Canadiens (12-6-4-28, second in Northeast), 3-0 before a sell-out Friday night crowd...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about 6 years ago 324 reads 2 comments

  20. Game 23 Preview: Washington Capitals Host Montreal Canadiens

    The Washington Capitals (12-7-3-27, first in Southeast) play holiday hosts to the Montreal Canadiens (12-5-4-28, second in Northeast) at 7 p.m. ET from the Verizon Center...

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  21. Capitals-Thrashers: Alexander Ovechkin's Hat Trick Leads Washington Past Atlanta

    The Washington Capitals (12-7-3-27, first place in Southeast Division) received three goals from Alexander Ovechkin, and were never really threatened by their Southeast Division rival ...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about 6 years ago 230 reads 2 comments

  22. Defense the Key to Washington Redskins Playoffs Hopes

    With five games remaining in the regular season, the Washington Redskins appear poised to make a run at a Wild Card spot...

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  23. Capitals-Thrashers: Depleted Washington Returns Home To Face Atlanta

    The Washington Capitals (11-7-3-25, first in Southeast Division) host the Atlanta Thrashers (8-10-2-18, third in Southeast Division) from Verizon Center at 7:00 pm ET...

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  24. Wild-Capitals: Insult Added to Injury as Washington Falls to Minnesota 4-3

    Despite a furious late third period comeback attempt, the Washington Capitals (11-7-3, first in Southeast Division) lost their third straight game road game, this time to the Minnesota Wild, 4-3, at the Xcel Energy Center...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about 6 years ago 267 reads 2 comments

  25. Capitals-Hurricanes: Washington Dominates Division Rival

    The Washington Capitals dominated the Carolina Hurricanes, their Southeast Division rival, in every facet of the game—finally putting together another "60 minute game", as Caps' coach Bruce Boudreau is often fond of saying...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about 6 years ago 133 reads 1 comments