1. Trotz Disappointed in Caps' Effort

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  2. Capitals Become Team D.C.'s Been Hoping For

    WASHINGTON -- No one is ceding this first-round playoff series to the Washington Capitals no matter how impressive they were in beating down the plucky New York Islanders 5-1 in Game 5 Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead...

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  3. Improved D Big Reason Capitals Lead Series

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The Washington Capitals allowed seven goals through two games in their Eastern Conference First round series with the New York Islanders ...

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  4. Caps Move Within 1 Win of Advancing

    They had been speared in the groin and slashed in the knees and hacked in the gut, willing victims to the frustration of their visitors, human piñatas stuffed only with bliss...

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  5. Capitals Bully Islanders at Verizon in 5-1 Win

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  6. Kuznetsov: 'Whole Team Celebrity Today'

    #Caps F Evgeny Kuznetsov: "Right now I stay here and you guys all watching me like I'm a celebrity. But not. Whole team celebrity today...

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  7. Watch: Caps' Alzner Gets a Kiss After Scoring Goal

    When Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner scored a go-ahead goal in Game 5 on Thursday, his teammate Michael Latta could hardly contain his enthusiasm...

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  8. Watch: Kuznetsov Bats Puck out of Air for Goal

    Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov took a page out of the Nationals ' game plan on Thursday night...

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  9. Preparation, Commitment Boosts Capitals Penalty Kill

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Jay Beagle knew he was going to feel the effects later, but getting in the way of a Johnny Boychuk slap shot is just part of his job description...

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  10. Trotz: Fehr Could Return for Possible Game 7

    Among the 15 Washington Capitals skaters who have appeared in all four games of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Islanders , only forward Troy Brouwer has attempted fewer than two shots on goal at five-on-five...

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  11. Wilson Vows to Keep Pounding Depleted Isles

    Capitals right wing Tom Wilson has a message for the Islanders who have accused him of intentionally knocking 38-year-old defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky out of the lineup with what could be a career-ending concussion: Bring it on...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  12. Capitals Implore Fans to Bring Their Vocal Cords

    With the echoes of “Can You Hear Us?” still ringing in their ears from Games 3 and 4 at Nassau Coliseum, the Capitals will return to Verizon Center tonight needing to ...

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  13. In Regaining Home-Ice Advantage, 'a Rush of Confidence' for the Capitals

    On the Washington Capitals ' return trip home from Nassau Coliseum, their Eastern Conference quarterfinals with the New York Islanders evened at two games apiece, defensive partners ...

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  14. Trotz: Fehr Could Return for Possible Game 7

    Trotz said Fehr's still day to day, hasn't skated yet, but left open the possibility of a Game 7 return if necessary...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Determination, Focus Important in Capitals' Dominant Playoff Penalty Kill

    Nicklas Backstrom was without his stick, having thrown it away because it was broken, and he knew that the Washington Capitals couldn't afford to be down another man...

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  16. Braden Holtby of Washington Capitals Enjoying Life at Home and Work

    WASHINGTON -- Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby is 25 years old but he's becoming quite familiar with how to work through drama at home during the Stanley Cup Playoffs...

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  17. Capitals' Burakovsky Pleased with Playoff Debut

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- On the first shift of Washington Capitals rookie forward Andre Burakovsky's Stanley Cup Playoff debut, he nearly scored the first goal of the game...

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  18. Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin step up for Washington Capitals

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Nicklas Backstrom said the Washington Capitals ' top players, himself included, needed to produce offensively for them to get back into their Eastern Conference First Round series against the New York Islanders ...

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  19. Ovie: 'I Think We Get the Momentum with This Game'

    Alex Ovechkin skated out for warm-ups, snared the first puck he could find and fired it toward the Islander net. He missed...

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  20. Capitals Benefit from Rejuvenated Alex Ovechkin in Overtime Win over Islanders

    Sometimes you get the Bear, and sometimes … John Tavares wins Game 3 for the New York Islanders at 15 seconds of overtime Sunday...

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  21. Caps Victorious After Hard-Fought Game 4

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  22. Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin Step Up for Washington Capitals

    Nicklas Backstrom said the Washington Capitals ' top players, himself included, needed to produce offensively for them to get back into their Eastern Conference First Round series against the New York Islanders ...

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  23. Brooks Orpik Takes Skate to His Face, Gets Hit with Beer in Win Over Islanders

    You know those men's facial lotion commercials ? The ones where a guy gets slapped in the mouth by a fish and then by a woman and then by every other animate or inanimate object ...

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  24. Snapshots: #CapsIsles Game Four Winning Locker Room 4/21/15

    Take an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at the Caps winning locker room after Game Four of #CapsIsles at Nassau Coliseum...

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  25. Backstrom Practices What He Preaches

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Nicklas Backstom stood in front of reporters on Monday and said he and Alex Ovechkin needed to step up if the Capitals hoped to continue what they hope will be a long run in the Stanley Cup playoffs...

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