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  1. Alex Ovechkin and Jason Arnott could be back in Capitals lineup against Hurricanes tonight

    Mar 29, 2011, 3:04 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Jason Arnott

    CSN Washington reports that both Alex Ovechkin and Jason Arnott could be back for the Capitals tonight. This post has the details, along with what’s at stake for both the Caps and the Carolina Hurricanes.

  2. Capitals injury updates: Alex Ovechkin skates again, Mike Green’s future still cloudy

    Mar 24, 2011, 3:45 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green

    This post includes updates on Washington’s wounded players, including Alex Ovechkin, Jason Arnott and Mike Green.

  3. With Washington resting Alex Ovechkin, should other top teams offer stars breaks too?

    Mar 23, 2011, 11:08 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin

    The Capitals and Alex Ovechkin are being coy about the nature of his injury, maybe because he’s just getting a breather. If that’s the case … should other top contenders consider doing the same with their best players?

  4. Why tonight’s Capitals-Flyers match is (and isn’t) a statement game

    Mar 22, 2011, 12:15 PM EST

    Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers

    This post breaks down what tonight’s Capitals-Flyers game might mean to each team.

  5. Alex Ovechkin wins second straight Goal of the Week (March 7-13)

    Mar 15, 2011, 12:40 PM EST

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    Alex Ovechkin won his second consecutive Goal of the Week award for March 7-13th.

  6. Vote for the Goal of the Week (March 7-13)

    Mar 14, 2011, 9:00 PM EST

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    Alex Ovechkin

    Vote for the best goal for the week of March 7-13th. Contestants include: Alex Ovechkin, Erik Condra, Chris stewart, Torrey Mitchell, Pavel Datsyuk and Tyler Ennis.

  7. Video: Star cams from Washington’s 4-3 overtime win over Chicago

    Mar 13, 2011, 5:46 PM EST

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    Mike Knuble, Corey Crawford

    Check out NBC’s Star Cams to get a look at Alex Ovechkin making things happen, Mike Knuble’s work on the game-winning goal for Washington. Also see Brent Seabrook’s sudden fight with Jason Chimera.

  8. Game of the Week: Strong special teams play powers Capitals to 2-1 1st period lead

    Mar 13, 2011, 1:30 PM EST

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    New York Islanders v Washington Capitals

    Point play and the Capitals’ opportunistic special teams unit were the story of the first period of Sunday’s NBC Game of the Week, as Washington earned a 2-1 lead over Chicago.

  9. Jonathan Toews’ red-hot run generates Hart Trophy attention

    Mar 12, 2011, 10:24 PM EST

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    Pittsburgh Penguins v Chicago Blackhawks

    Jonathan Toews had a great 2009-10 season, but his red-hot last couple months have propelled him into the Hart Trophy discussion for the first time in his outstanding young career.

  10. Ovechkin and Capitals stay hot, win seventh straight game beating Carolina 2-1

    Mar 11, 2011, 11:54 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin

    The Caps stay red hot winning their seventh game in a row and take control of second place in the East while extending their lead on Tampa Bay.

  11. Game of the Week Preview: Blackhawks, Capitals must remain dominant

    Mar 11, 2011, 3:38 PM EST

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    keithseminap

    While the Blackhawks and Capitals rarely play against each other, they won’t have the luxury of taking it easy because both teams need every point they can get. The fact that they’re also playing some of their best hockey means Sunday’s Game of the Week could produce some fireworks.

  12. Alex Ovechkin wins Goal of the Week (February 28-March 6)

    Mar 8, 2011, 8:06 PM EST

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    Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin won the Goal of the Week award for February 28-March 6th. Check out the poll results and video of the goal in this post.

  13. Goal of the Night – Alex Ovechkin (March 7)

    Mar 8, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

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    Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin won the game for the Capitals last night and earned the Goal of the Night for March 7th in the process.

  14. Capitals grind out tough shootout win against Lightning, improve Southeast Division lead

    Mar 7, 2011, 10:28 PM EST

    Vincent Lecavalier, Alex Ovechkin

    In a game that was grittier than some might expect, the Capitals managed to grind out a shootout win against the Lightning to bolster their Southeast Division lead to two points.

  15. Vote for the Goal of the Week (February 28-March 6)

    Mar 7, 2011, 6:45 PM EST

    Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Nikolai Khabibulin

    Vote for the February 28-March 6th Goal of the Week. The contestants are Pavel Datsyuk, Alex Ovechkin, Bobby Ryan, Niklas Backstrom, Artem Anisimov, John Tavares and Alexander Semin.

  16. Video: Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury like what Tampa Bay and Washington are doing

    Mar 6, 2011, 3:44 PM EST

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    Brooks Laich, Martin St. Louis

    Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury talk with Liam McHugh about what they think of the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning gearing up for the playoffs the way they’re doing.

  17. Goal of the Night – Alex Ovechkin (March 1)

    Mar 2, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

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    Alex Ovechkin, Dennis Wideman, Karl Alzner

    Alex Ovechkin is looking like Alex Ovechkin again, as you can see from the overtime game-winner that ended up being the March 2nd Goal of the Night.

  18. NBC Game of the Week – March 13th: Chicago at Washington

    Feb 24, 2011, 6:05 PM EST

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    Nicklas Backstrom, Duncan Keith

    On Sunday March 13th, NBC’s Game of the Week will feature the Chicago Blackhawks trying to earn their way into the playoffs in Washington against the Capitals.

  19. Michal Neuvirth, Capitals shut out Penguins for second straight game 1-0

    Feb 21, 2011, 10:40 PM EST

    Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Michal Neuvirth and the Capitals shut out the Penguins for the second straight time, winning this game 1-0.

  20. Vote for the Goal of the Week (February 14-20)

    Feb 21, 2011, 1:00 PM EST

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    myershappy

    Who scored last week’s best goal? The candidates are: Alex Ovechkin, Devin Setoguchi, Matt Calvert, Marcus Johansson, Pavel Datsyuk, Mikhail Grabovski and Alex Tanguay.

  21. Goal of the Night – Alex Ovechkin juggles, Marcus Johansson scores (February 20)

    Feb 21, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

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    Alex Ovechkin, Marcus Johansson

    Alex Ovechkin’s juggling act and aggressive rush through the Sabres defense set up Marcus Johansson’s Goal of the Night for February 20th.

  22. Hockey Day Preview: Sabres and Capitals try to re-gain last season’s magic

    Feb 20, 2011, 11:43 AM EST

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    Ryan Miller, Alex Ovechkin

    The Sabres might be looking better off the ice with their pending ownership change, but both Buffalo and Washington need to get their acts together on the ice. This afternoon would be a great time to start.

  23. Hockey Day Preview: John Carlson goes from U.S. juniors hero to future of Caps’ D?

    Feb 19, 2011, 12:30 PM EST

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    John Carlson was well-known in some circles because of his World Junior Championship feats, but he’s showing that he’s capable of more than just one great clip as a crucial part of the future of the Capitals’ blueline.

  24. Goal of the Night – Alex Ovechkin (February 16)

    Feb 17, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

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    Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin added another highlight reel to his vault of jaw-droppers, earning the February 16th Goal of the Night.

  25. Vote for the Goal of the Week (February 7-13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 10:00 AM EST

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    villeleinogon

    Vote for the Goal of the Week for February 7-13th. The nominees are Rick Nash, Alex Ovechkin, Bobby Ryan, Mikael Samuelsson, Tyler Myers and Cam Fowler.

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