1. Capitals Share Secret to Stopping Tavares

    If the Capitals hope to advance to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in three years, shutting down the New York Islanders ' top line of Nikolay Kulemin, John Tavares and Ryan Strome will be essential...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 274 reads 0 comments

  2. Caps Hope to Carry Physical Play into Playoffs

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  3. Alex Ovechkin Had Another Great Year, but … Can He Win in the Playoffs?

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 36 reads 0 comments

  4. NHL: Capitals' Ovechkin Hungers for Playoff Success

    For all of his goals and trio of MVP trophies, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin never has been past the second round of the NHL playoffs...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 202 reads 0 comments

  5. Holtby Looking to Move Past Record-Setting Season, Leave Mark on Playoffs

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  6. Are the Capitals Ready to 'Raise Their Flag'?

    The background photograph on Barry Trotz's laptop matches one on a shelf over his desk, next to a folded American flag...

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  7. Holtby Looking to Move Past Record-Setting Season, Leave Mark on Playoffs

    It didn't take long to find the reason why Braden Holtby was stretching his legs 20 minutes before the Washington Capitals were set to start practice on Tuesday morning...

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  8. 5 Unsung Heroes Key to the Washington Capitals' Playoff Run

    As the Washington Capitals head into their first postseason appearance under head coach Barry Trotz, there's a lot to like about the team's chances of making some noise in the Eastern Conference...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 month ago 1,206 reads 1 comments

  9. Barry Trotz's Coaching Experience Something Capitals Hope Will Be an Advantage

    Karl Alzner perused the Washington Capitals ' itinerary for their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders and was struck by the level of detail and preparation that had gone into it...

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  10. How Far Can Caps Go? Green: 'This Is the Best Team We've Had'

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  11. Islanders vs. Capitals: Preview and Prediction for the 2015 NHL Playoffs Matchup

    The New York Islanders and Washington Capitals are set to embark on a classic Patrick Division matchup in the first round of the playoffs...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 month ago 10,008 reads 32 comments

  12. Rangers top Caps in regular season finale

    Instant analysis of the Capitals ' 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers Saturday afternoon in their regular season finale at Verizon Center.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 1 month ago 33 reads 0 comments

  13. Capitals fall to Rangers, 4-2, in regular season finale

    The end of the Washington Capitals ' regular season fizzled away in a 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers .....

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  14. Debut Debacle: Remembering the Expansion Capitals' Worst-Ever 1974-75 Season

    For other men, it was just a trash can. To the men of the Washington Capitals on March 28, 1975, it was their treasure. "The Washington Capitals won a road hockey game tonight...

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  15. Injured Forward Jay Beagle: 'I'd Have to Lose a Leg' to Miss the Playoffs

    Walking through the Washington Capitals ' dressing room Wednesday morning, not long before finally returning to practice with the team, forward Jay Beagle felt he had missed four months, instead of four weeks...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 23 reads 0 comments

  16. Capitals Defend Braden Holtby's Workload Once Again

    Coach Barry Trotz knows the look by now, the one goaltender Braden Holtby flashes him whenever the Washington Capitals receive days off, the one that reassures Trotz whenever the questions return...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 372 reads 0 comments

  17. Despite Prank, a 'Dream Come True' for Galiev

    Stan Galiev waited his whole life to skate onto the Verizon Center ice for his first NHL game. He had no idea he'd be doing it alone.....

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  18. Is Holtby Durable Enough to Win a Stanley Cup?

    Let's go out on a limb and make the assumption Braden Holtby is given his 25th consecutive start on Saturday against the New York Rangers , matching Olie Kolzig's franchise record of 73 appearances in a single season...

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  19. Caps Play Spoiler Against the Bruins

    Looking back, the Capitals ' 3-0 thrashing of the Boston Bruins Wednesday night was stunning when you consider just how much those two points meant to the Bruins and their playoff hopes...

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  20. Holtby Ties Records for Wins, Shutouts as the Capitals Beat Boston Again

    Casual like always, Braden Holtby entered the Washington Capitals ' dressing room unaware of the latest milestones now fastened to his name. Sporting flip-flops....

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  21. Trotz Updates on Tom Wilson's Condition

    In their first practice since learning they clinched their first playoff berth in two years the Capitals had just 11 healthy forwards and another awaiting the birth of a child.....

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  22. Capitals Recall Stanislav Galiev from Hershey

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled right wing Stanislav Galiev from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

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  23. Green Calls This Year's Caps the 'Best Team We've Had Overall'

    The Washington Capitals aren't going to finish the regular season with 121 points, like they did in 2009-10...

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  24. Holtby Sets Capitals Record with 23rd Consecutive Start

    Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby set a franchise record by making his 23rd consecutive start in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings , breaking the old record ...

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  25. Capitals clinch a berth in the 2014-15 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    General Manager Brian MacLellan stood outside the Washington Capitals ' dressing room here at Joe Louis Arena, looking at a team on the cusp of clinching a playoff berth, listening to the cheers that flooded down the hallway...

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