Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals F Alex Ovechkin Close To Breaking Out
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With 12 minutes remaining in Monday's game three between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins, the visitors found themselves down 3-0 despite heavily out-shooting and out-playing their hosts. This is when Alexander Ovechkin made his first …

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With NHL suspensions, does the punishment fit the crime or the injury?
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PITTSBURGH – When the verdict arrived for Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik – a three-game suspension for a hit described by the NHL's Department of Player Safety as “unacceptably high and excessively late” – it led to discussion of a …

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No 'quit' in the still-confident Caps, who see Game 4 as a must-win
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PITTSBURGH — So, here's the weird part: The Washington Capitals team that we expected to see this spring, the one that promised so much for so long during a spectacular regular season, showed up for the first time in this hard-as-nails second round …

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Washington Capitals Eliminate Philadelphia Flyers in Six Games
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Fitting in a series so defined by the Flyers' response to Washington's special teams, Philly had a defining moment late in the first (carrying over to the second) facing a two-man down 5-on-3 penalty kill. This afternoon the Washington Capitals …

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Photos: Washington Caps' pursuit of the 2016 Stanley Cup
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Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz yells at an official behind Nicklas Backstrom (19) during the first period of Game 3 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar).

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Washington Capitals: 5 Reasons They'll Win The Conference
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It's hardly a bold prediction that the Washington Capitals, the Presidents' Trophy winner, are going to win the Stanley Cup. They tore through the regular season, beating up on everyone around them, thanks in large part to another dominant goal scoring …

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Kris Letang was not ejected after a dangerous hit on Washington's Marcus Johansson
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Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was assessed just a two-minute minor for interference after he went high for a hit on the Washington Capitals' Marcus Johansson during Monday night's Game 3. Letang left his feet and struck Johansson near the …

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Penguins vs. Washington Capitals, Game 3
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Mark Bondi, 21, and Stephanie Teahan, 18, both of Baldwin, are prepared for rain and cold temperatures as they sit in big screen viewing area before Game 3 of the Pittsburgh Penguins second-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals at Consol …

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Washington Capitals' Orpik suspended three games for hit on Maatta
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Orpik, who played 11 seasons in Pittsburgh before moving to Washington in 2014, had three goals and seven assists in 41 regular season games for the Capitals this season. He has no goals or assists in five post-season games. The Penguins won …

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Brooks Orpik accepts three-game ban, admits hit was 'bad'
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"It was a bad hit," the Washington Capitals defenseman told a huge media gathering. "It was intended to be a hard hit, definitely not at his head but I don't think there is anything that you can argue that it was definitely late. I think that was …

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