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Plus Barry Trotz tells an April Fools’ story that’s more about him just crashing into a plastic milk crate.
With any type of win against Montreal and a regulation win over Ottawa, the Capitals would punch their playoff ticket.
Capitals captain becomes just the sixth player to reach 50 goals six times.
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In two games together, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Joel Ward and Alex Ovechkin have combined to produce three even-strength goals.
Ovi’s teammates and coach reflect in awe on his accomplishment.
He joins select company as he reaches the 50-goal mark for a sixth time and hits 472 goals for his career — tying him with Peter Bondra for the club’s all-time lead.
The Capitals star also tied Peter Bondra for the franchise record with 472 goals.
Carolina sits below 70 points on the season but has been playing well lately. The Capitals can’t afford a letdown.
After the Hurricanes visit Verizon Center, Washington closes its regular season with five games against teams all fighting for playoff spots.
Deveaux took his stick to the leg of a player in Sweden last week causing wide public outrage.
On his next goal, Ovechkin will at once record his sixth 50-goal season and tie Peter Bondra for the franchise’s all-time record.
For the second straight game, one Washington forward broke a double-digit goal drought with a multi-score afternoon.
‘We’re never worried about Holts,’ forward Eric Fehr said. ‘He’s been steady for us back there.’
Jason Chimera scored twice, Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Washington rolled over New York for the first time this season in an important confidence-booster.
Jason Chimera scores two goals, and Alex Ovechkin ends a recent drought with a pair to lift Washington to a 5-2 victory over the Rangers.
Washington meets New York for the third time this season, having lost the first two meetings by two goals each.
Backstrom and Ovechkin are both nursing three-game point droughts, plus notes on goaltender Braden Holtby climbing back into the saddle and Ovechkin’s embellishment penalty vs. Nashville.
Brouwer last scored on Feb. 25, but the bitterness of a 4-3 loss to Nashville overpowered the feelings of finally finding the net.
With another 100-point team ahead, the Capitals had little time to stew over allowing three first-period goals and falling at home.
Two goals by forward Troy Brouwer made Saturday afternoon competitive, but the Capitals spent two periods fighting uphill, back from a 3-0 deficit.
After Nashville forces out Braden Holtby, Washington loses despite a late rally fueled by Troy Brouwer.
Coach Barry Trotz gets his rematch against his old club and Washington begins its toughest back-to-back of the season.
Plus forward Troy Brouwer considers his 12-game goal drought and leftovers from today’s print story on Curtis Glencross.
One of the best tools for measuring possession at our disposal is even-strength shot attempt differential adjusted for score effect
Newly acquired Capitals forward will play in his 500th career NHL game Saturday afternoon.
Griffin, Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov attend Messi’s practice at FedEx Field.
Welcome to “Tank Night,” people.
“Don’t want them to rally around me,” Trotz said. “I want them to rally around each other, so they recognize we didn’t play well as a group.“
With more than 1,100 games under Ryan Zimmerman’s big league belt, how does the Nationals star prepare for 162 games in 182 days?
Inside the season with the nation’s top-rated football prospect, Woodbridge’s Da’Shawn Hand.
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