Washington Capitals

Capitals' Brooks Orpik returns to practice one week after injury
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Although defenseman Brooks Orpik returned to practice for the first time in over a week on Tuesday, his availability for Game 1 of the Washington Capitals' second-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins is still in question. Orpik, who is …

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2016 NHL Playoffs: What channel is Flyers vs. Washington Capitals Game 6 (4/24 …
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After a Herculean effort from goaltender Michal Neuvirth in Game 5, the Flyers have momentum on their side, looking to stave off elimination from the Washington Capitals in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference First Round series Sunday. The Flyers, after …

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Capitals' Dmitry Orlov likely to be scratched following Game 1 miscue
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After being benched for nearly the entire second half of Game 1 of the Washington Capitals' second-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, Dmitry Orlov is likely to be scratched for Game 2 on Saturday night. Orlov was among …

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Game 2: Pittsburgh Penguins @ Washington Capitals 4/30/2016
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Eastern – Metropolitan. Carolina Hurricanes · Columbus Blue Jackets · New Jersey Devils · New York Islanders · New York Rangers · Philadelphia Flyers · Pittsburgh Penguins · Washington Capitals …

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Capitals' TJ Oshie finds traction with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom
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Step two: Resist the temptation to always pass. “We had to sit him down a few times and say, 'Listen, you can shoot the puck pretty well. Don't always look for Ovi. If you've got a clear look, take your chances,' ” Washington Capitals Coach Barry Trotz …

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Caps fans shouted homophobic slurs at Penguins fans outside Verizon Center
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A video taken outside Verizon Center on Thursday night showed Washington Capitals fans repeatedly shouting homophobic slurs at Penguins fans. The video, shot by season ticket holder and blogger Craig Brownstein, was taken during the intermission …

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Washington Capitals' Jay Beagle somehow gets a hockey stick stuck in his helmet
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The playoffs are magical, folks. Every night there's a chance to see something you've never seen before. Sometimes it's an improbable comeback, or an end-to-end rush for the winning goal in overtime. Sometimes it's Jay Beagle of the Washington Capitals …

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Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov's ice time takes a hit after costly error
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Dmitry Orlov sat watching almost all of the Washington Capitals' overtime win in Game 1 from the bench, having been taken off the ice after his defensive misstep led to Ben Lovejoy scoring Pittsburgh's first goal of the night, tying the game 1-1. He …

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Penguins and Capitals expect Crosby to respond in Game 2
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ARLINGTON, Va. — Step it up, Sidney Crosby. The Pittsburgh Penguins can't win this playoff series without you. Crosby was ineffective offensively and on the ice for three Washington Capitals goals Thursday night in the Penguins' 4-3 overtime loss in …

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Caps' Tom Wilson fined $2400 for knee hit to Pens' Conor Sheary
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The NHL fined Capitals forward Tom Wilson $2,404 on Friday for his knee-on-knee hit on Pittsburgh's Conor Sheary, sparing him a suspension that could have altered the second-round playoff series against the Penguins. Wilson sent Sheary to the ice with …

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