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Alex Ovechkin had another great year, but … can he win in the playoffs?
Alex Ovechkin’s fabulous season deserves to be remembered free of qualifiers. He probably needs some playoff wins to make that possible.
 
Capitals renew long-dormant playoff rivalry with Islanders
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 3:27 PM)
 
Evgeny Kuznetsov confident before first NHL playoffs
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 3:23 PM)
 
Capitals wear Abe Lincoln-inspired playoff T-shirts and hats
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 2:05 PM)
 
Tom Wilson ‘very close’ to returning from head injury
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 1:29 PM)
 
Post Sports Live: Previewing Wizards and Capitals playoffs
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 1:15 PM)
 
How the Hunter/Turgeon hit was covered in 1993
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 11:21 AM)
 
Centreville Glory Days offers Barry Trotz-inspired poutine
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 10:47 AM)
 
Capitals hope their style can ‘neutralize’ Islanders’ speedy game
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 10:05 AM)
 
Dale Hunter’s hit on Pierre Turgeon in 1993 was darkest day of Capitals, Islanders rivalry
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 8:48 AM)
 
Playoff heartbreak in D.C. is almost always limited to one team
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 7:00 AM)
 
Capitals-Islanders notes: Andre Burakovsky’s playoff status still uncertain
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2015; 4:55 PM)
 
GM Brian MacLellan: Capitals ‘definitely moving in the right direction’
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2015; 2:53 PM)
 
With playoff opener against Islanders on tap, Capitals return to work
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2015; 1:37 PM)
 
Don’t worry, Ted Leonsis has contingency plans in place for his playoffs attendance
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2015; 12:33 PM)
 
Recapping the Capitals-Islanders season series
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2015; 1:59 PM)
 
A bittersweet first goal, then a reassignment for Stan Galiev
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2015; 10:59 AM)
 
Capitals announce first-round playoff schedule vs. Islanders
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2015; 8:51 AM)
 
Capitals secure home-ice advantage over Islanders in first round
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 10:28 PM)
 
Karl Alzner wasn’t wearing pants during Caps jersey ceremony
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 9:24 PM)
 
After losing regular-season finale, Capitals play the waiting game
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 8:30 PM)
 
Capitals enter the playoffs led by the steady hand of Barry Trotz
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 4:54 PM)
 
Capitals vs. Rangers: Game 82 discussion thread
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 12:00 PM)
 
Pregame notes: No lineup changes for Capitals’ regular-season finale
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2015; 11:06 AM)
 
Capitals to face Islanders in first round; home ice still up for grabs
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2015; 10:04 PM)
 
Caps, Wizards set combined win record, adding perspective to D.C.’s sports history
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2015; 5:26 PM)
 
Matt Niskanen, Marcus Johansson approaching first career 82-game seasons
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2015; 4:01 PM)
 
Caps and Wizards playoffs gear is for sale, but is it a must-buy for fans?
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2015; 3:02 PM)
 
Beagle, Fehr, Wilson ruled out for Capitals’ season finale
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2015; 1:58 PM)
 
Jayson Werth and an ultimate frisbee team are among the runners-up in City Paper’s ‘Best of D.C.’ poll
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2015; 1:22 PM)
 
In NHL debut, Stanislav Galiev stood alone
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2015; 12:46 PM)
 
Capitals defend Braden Holtby’s workload once again
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2015; 12:16 PM)
 
Capitals, Nationals and Wizards pull off the rare D.C. sports trifecta
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2015; 10:49 AM)
 
Johansson’s 20th goal, Backstrom’s two assists fuel Capitals’ second line
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2015; 9:14 AM)
 
Capitals prank leaves rookie Stan Galiev alone on the ice
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2015; 9:04 AM)
 
Postgame: With third shutout of Bruins, Capitals move one step close toward home ice
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2015; 1:38 AM)
 
Capitals vs. Bruins: Game 81 discussion thread
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2015; 7:43 PM)
 
How the Capitals can clinch a first-round, home-ice advantage
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2015; 5:36 PM)
 
Injured forward Jay Beagle: ‘I’d have to lose a leg’ to miss the playoffs
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2015; 1:01 PM)
 
A fascinated Alex Ovechkin experiments with Periscope
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2015; 12:50 PM)
 
On third emergency recall stint, Burakovsky wants to prove he belongs
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2015; 9:04 AM)
 
Receiving NHL call-up ‘dream come true’ for Stanislav Galiev
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2015; 3:03 PM)
 
Capitals’ Eric Fehr was at Nationals Park for opening day
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2015; 1:26 PM)
 
Capitals injury updates: Forward Tom Wilson (head) symptom-free
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2015; 1:12 PM)
 
Stanislav Galiev receives first NHL assignment as emergency recall
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2015; 10:07 AM)
 
Capitals’ playoff tickets go on sale Tuesday
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2015; 4:59 PM)
 
Placing Braden Holtby’s season into context
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2015; 2:00 PM)
 
Senators’ Racing Prime Ministers challenge Nationals’ Racing Presidents
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2015; 1:16 PM)
 
Tom Wilson stayed overnight in Detroit, listed as day-to-day
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2015; 12:27 PM)
 
‘Rising to the challenge,’ Capitals return from five-point trip locked into the playoffs
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2015; 12:00 PM)
 
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