Washington Capitals

Barry Trotz wants to see some players 'get going' before the playoffs
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After a third straight loss, the first time that's happened to the Washington Capitals all season, Coach Barry Trotz seemed to issue a warning. “I've got to trust the group that they'll perform, but I need some guys to start being productive,” he said …

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Brooks Orpik could face supplemental discipline for hit on Olli Maatta
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He didn't return to the game, and despite playing with five defensemen, the Washington Capitals lost, 2-1. “I thought it was a late hit. I thought it was a target to his head,” Penguins Coach Mike Sullivan said after the game. “It's the type of hit …

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Keep it simple, Caps. Don't wait until it's too late to use your size advantage.
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Aside from not trying quite hard enough, forgetting to use their superior size to impose their will and allowing the pretty-skating Pittsburgh Penguins to dictate the strategic style of play in the series, the Washington Capitals are doing just dandy …

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Penguins stifle Capitals offense to draw even in series
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Braden Holtby can only do so much for the Washington Capitals. He can't be expected to go out and score goals, too. It looked like it was going to be a tough night for the Pittsburgh Penguins after Olli Maatta was knocked out of the game by Brooks …

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Washington Capitals Need More From Noted Playoff Performers
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When the Washington Capitals signed Justin Williams during the early days of free agency in the summer of 2015, they were bringing in someone that fit the narrative of a playoff performer. Better yet, he has been dubbed “Mr. Game Seven” for his …

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Caps' Brooks Orpik suspended 3 games for Olli Maatta hit
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Asked if Orpik plays any differently with Washington than he did with Pittsburgh, defenseman Kris Letang said, "Uh, no." Later in Game 2, Orpik knocked Letang's helmet off with a glove to the face after a whistle and continued to try to get under …

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Washington Capitals' second line having trouble generating offense at the …
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WASHINGTON — The Washington Capitals might not win another game, let alone even dream of winning this series unless Evgeny Kuznetsov and his second line resemble the one that put fear into opposing teams in the regular season. The uber-talented …

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Here's your Stanley Cup playoffs schedule for today
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The Toronto Maple Leafs may have won the draft lottery, but an argument can be made that the luckiest team last night was the Winnipeg Jets. After all, Toronto had the best odds to get the top pick, but Winnipeg jumped from sixth to second in the draft …

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'Philadelphia Flyers vs. Washington Capitals – 4/18/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and …
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"We're moving the puck well". "Sometimes you just have to play physical", Ovechkin told the Washington Post. The Flyers are 0 for 13 in the series. Ovechkin said the Capitals will "take it", though Holtby felt very bad as a fellow goalie. They were …

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Capitals' Tom Wilson fined for knee-to-knee hit on Penguins' Conor Sheary
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A knee-to-knee hit by Tom Wilson on Conor Sheary has led to the NHL levying a fine against the Washington Capitals left wing, but he will not be suspended during their second-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Wilson was leaving the …

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