1. Trotz: Fehr 'A Possibility' to Play Tonight

    Trotz said Fehr is "a possibility" for tonight but hadn't talked with him for an update. No change to Gleason's status. Still good to go...

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  2. Caps 'Very Confident' Gleason Will Play Game 7, Schmidt Recalled for Insurance

    The scene that unfolded Tuesday afternoon at the Washington Capitals ' practice facility, at the two stalls on opposite corners of the locker room, almost mirrored the events of eight days ago...

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  3. Barry Trotz Not Yet Tipping His Hand for Game 7 Lines

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  4. Washington Capitals Optimistic, Disregard Past Game 7 Failures in Playoffs

    For the third time since drafting captain Alex Ovechkin in 2004, the Washington Capitals are one win away from advancing to the Eastern Conference Final...

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  5. Capitals Need Goals, Not Guarantees from Alex Ovechkin

    The Washington Capitals are hearing plenty of trash talking from their captain Alex Ovechkin when what they really need are a couple of garbage goals...

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  6. Alex Ovechkin Puts Himself in Spotlight Ahead of Game 7

    Earlier in the series, Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz compared his star player, Alex Ovechkin, to New York Rangers legend Mark Messier, the iconic captain who led the Blueshirts to a Stanley Cup in 1994...

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  7. Is Gleason Questionable? Caps Summon Schmidt

    The Washington Capitals announced that defenseman Nate Schmidt has been summoned from AHL Hershey in a move that might be a hint about Tim Gleason's status for Game 7 on Wednesday...

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  8. Washington Capitals on Verge of Writing Latest Chapter in Underachieving History

    For the Washington Capitals , anything less than a victory on Wednesday will mean a failure. At least that’s how the narrative will play out in the media and with fans. Even, perhaps, among management and ownership...

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  9. Trotz Compares Capitals' Playoff Chances to 2004 Red Sox

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  10. Staring Down Their Haunted Past, Trotz Wants Capitals to 'change That History'

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  11. Alex Ovechkin of Washington Capitals Guarantees Game 7 Win

    WASHINGTON -- Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin expressed confidence his team will punch its ticket to the Eastern Conference finals, as the superstar forward guaranteed a victory against the New York Rangers in Game 7 of their second-round series...

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  12. After Another Series Lead Vanishes, the Caps Are Again Facing the Abyss

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  13. Messier Moment? Ovechkin: 'We're Going to Come Back and Win Theseries'

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  14. Brian McNally on Twitter

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  15. Nerves for New York: Caps Close Gap, Ovechkin Hits McDonagh

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  16. #CapsNYR Highlight: Chimera Breaks the Ice 5/10/15

    Just 28 seconds into the second period, Joel Ward's shot is tipped in by Jason Chimera on the rebound to cut the Rangers ' lead in half...

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  17. Caps Excited for Chance to Close at Home

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  18. Glencross Accepts Responsibility for Game 5 Mistake

    A costly mistake by Curtis Glencross led to Ryan McDonagh's overtime winner in Game 5 sending the series back to Washington for Game 6 on Sunday night...

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  19. Capitals Choose Not to Ride an Emotional Rollercoaster

    Somewhere in between the Friday morning skate at Madison Square Garden and the Washington Capitals ' 2-1 overtime loss Friday night, defenseman Karl Alzner found time to watch golf...

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  20. Glencross Loses Chance to Be Capitals' Hero

    NEW YORK -- It's been an up-and-down season for Washington Capitals forward Curtis Glencross, and that continued in a 2-1 overtime loss to the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at Madison Square Garden on Friday...

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  21. Washington Capitals Lose to New York Rangers in Game 5 with Disallowed Goal

    NEW YORK -- The Washington Capitals were 1:41 away from advancing to the Eastern Conference Final on Friday but lost to the New York Rangers 2-1 in overtime in Game 5 at Madison Square Garden...

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  22. Caps Give Up Late Lead, Fall in OT to Desperate Rangers

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  23. Capitals Can't Finish off Rangers in Game 5

    NEW YORK — Curtis Glencross lay prone on the ice, face down and witness to the celebration behind him...

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  24. Video: Holtby Denies St. Louis with Quick Left Pad Save

    There was no score between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals in the first period of Game 5, and the Capitals can thank goalie Braden Holtby for that...

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  25. Breaking Down How the Washington Capitals Close out the Rangers

    For the Washington Capitals , this is not unfamiliar territory. Two-game series leads have been disastrous for this franchise in the past, and one needs to look no further than ...

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