As teams' styles change, players' roles have evolved, but the labels remain the same.

Washington swept the state of California, beating Anaheim, 3-2.

In an ESPN sitdown alongside teammate John Carlson, the Capitals captain discussed the milestone, which he's on pace to set during the 2023-2024 season.

"This year, we’ve formed more of a bond and really enjoy playing with each other," Oshie said.

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Forwards have dominated the MVP award and the last defenseman to win it was Chris Pronger in 2000.

The Capitals won their fifth straight, 3-1, over the Kings.

Garnet Hathaway scored two goals in the team's 5-2 win against San Jose while Nic Dowd tallied two assists.

Nike’s new line of apparel featuring Ovechkin’s personal logo is available to consumers in the U.S., Canada and Russia.

Jakub Vrana and Garnet Hathaway each scored twice as Washington posted its fourth straight win.

Trading Chandler Stephenson to Vegas for a 2021 fifth-round pick was part of a complicated financial calculus.

Washington needed to clear salary cap room after activating Carl Hagelin off long-term injured reserve.

Backstrom is in the final season of the 10-year contract he signed in May 2010.

Twenty-year-old Russian is off to a good start in his first season in Hershey.

Washington’s captain, who scored twice into an empty net, has five goals in the past three games.

Dmitry Orlov scores the OT winner as power play goes 2-for-2 and penalty kill comes up big vs. Lightning.

Samsonov became the first goaltender in franchise history and 18th all-time to win his first five starts.

Washington turns it up over the final 20 minutes in 4-3 win that snaps two-game losing streak.

The Capitals lead the league in shots off the post and crossbar with 30, according to NHL data.

"We are an inconsistent blue line as a whole," General Manager Brian MacLellan said.

“We’ve talked about different things overseas, and we’ve talked about some in Russia or some in Sweden,” Capitals President Dick Patrick said. “We’re not sure; it’s a league decision.”

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