1. Mikhail Grabovski Returns to Wash. for Evaluation, Will Not Play at Boston

    The morning after he aggravated his sprained left ankle, Mikhail Grabovski returned to Washington to be evaluated by team doctors. He will not be in the Capitals ' lineup Saturday when they take on the Boston Bruins ...

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  2. Should Capitals Trade for Ryan Miller?

    Welcome to our weekly edition of Penn Quarter Sports Tavern's 6-Pack of Questions, where we aim to keep it real while answering your most pressing questions regarding the Washington Capitals ...

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  3. Capitals Grabovski Leaves Game in First Period, Tweaks Injured Ankle

    The Washington Capitals recorded the win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday, but they may lose one of their top forwards...

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  4. Ovie Scores Go-Ahead Goal, Brouwer Has 2 for Capitals Win over Panthers

    Alex Ovechkin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and had two assists and Troy Brouwer had two power-play goals Thursday night, lifting the Washington Capitals to a 5-4 victory over the Florida Panthers ...

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  5. Ovechkin Leads Capitals to 5-4 Win over Panthers

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  6. Deschamps to Make NHL Debut Tonight vs. Panthers

    Nicolas Deschamps will make his NHL debut tonight for Washington . He's the seventh WSH skater to debut this season...

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  7. Kuznetsov Says It's Not a 'Secret' He's Joining Caps

    Capitals fans have been keeping an eye on prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov for years as the former first round pick has blossomed into a dominant scorer in Russia's KHL...

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  8. Washington Capitals' 5 Biggest Needs Ahead of the Trade Deadline

    From the 2007-08 season until the beginning of this 2013-14 campaign, the Washington Capitals enjoyed the luxury of advancing to the Stanley Cup playoffs by beating up on the embarrassingly ...

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  9. Nicklas Backstrom Aiming to Move on from Failed Doping Test

    Upon his return to Washington following the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom was met by an international throng of reporters pressing for more details on the ...

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  10. Capitals Recall Defenseman Julien Brouillette from Hershey

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Julien Brouillette from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today...

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  11. Instagram: Ovie Posts Selfie of Him and Backstrom

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  12. Martin Erat Still Wants the Capitals to Trade Him

    As the Capitals prepare to kick off the final stretch of the regular season, they're only a week away from the NHL 's trade deadline at 3 p.m. on March 5...

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  13. Capitals Recall Left Wing Nicolas Deschamps from Hershey

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have recalled left wing Nicolas Deschamps (NIK-uh-luhs duh-SHAWMP) from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today...

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  14. Washington Capitals' Blueprint to Make the Playoffs in 2013-14

    Washington Capitals fans looking to cure a brutal Olympic hangover need only look at the Capitals' regular season schedule for the rest of 2013-14...

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  15. Will Backstrom Get His Silver Medal? He Says It's Up to the IOC

    It will take about two weeks for Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom to find out if he'll get a silver medal from Sweden's Olympic men's hockey run. Backstrom told CSNWashington...

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  16. Washington Capitals: 5 Keys to a Fast Start After Olympic Break

    The 2014 Olympics weren't kind to the members of the Washington Capitals , as each of the five participants returned to D.C. without much to be happy about from their time in Sochi...

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  17. Capitals Re-Assign Hillen to Hershey on Long-Term Injury/Illness Exception

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Jack Hillen to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) on a long-term injury/illness exception ...

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  18. McPhee Revisits Erat's Trade Request

    Back in November, when it became clear to him that he would not be getting top-six minutes with the Capitals , Marty Erat walked into the office of Capitals general manager George McPhee and requested a trade...

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  19. Washington Capitals' NHL Playoffs Chances Are Littered with Obstacles

    After placing playoff races and divisional rivalries on hold over the past three weeks in favor of national pride, the NHL is rousing from its Olympics-induced slumber...

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  20. Capitals Have Yet to Play Their Best Hockey, Says GM McPhee

    If the Stanley Cup playoffs were to begin Monday, the Washington Capitals , armed with the scoring prowess of Alex Ovechkin, would not qualify.....

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  21. How Will Olympics Impact Caps' Five Participants?

    Fifteen days ago five Capitals embarked for Sochi, Russia with visions of gold medals dancing in their heads . When they return to Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Tuesday, only one, Marcus Johansson, will have an Olympic medal...

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  22. Adam Oates Defends Nicklas Backstrom, Says “It's a Shame” He Couldn't Play

    When Team Sweden came out to play for gold this morning, they did so without Nicklas Backstrom. We were told then he had a migraine, which has kept him out of games in the past before...

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  23. PHOTO: Ovechkin Drowns His Sorrows at Gold Medal Game

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  24. Capitals Not Expecting Russian Center Evgeny Kuznetsov Until Next Season

    Those hoping for Evgeny Kuznetsov to make his debut in a Washington Capitals uniform will just have to keep waiting...

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  25. Caps' Green (concussion) Cleared for Contact

    The Washington Capitals ' ailing defense will get some help in the near future and not necessarily via the trade market...

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