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  1. Capitals dominate first period play, lead Rangers 1-0 after one

    Apr 23, 2011, 4:09 PM EST

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    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game Five

    After a dominating first period, the Capitals lead the Rangers 1-0 but they might be without Mike Green after a scary injury.

  2. NHL Extra: Watch Rangers-Capitals Game 5 with PHT

    Apr 23, 2011, 2:53 PM EST

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    Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Four

    Watch the Capitals try to defend home ice and move on to the second round against the Rangers in Game 5 with us at NHL Extra.

  3. Washington aims for a zen-like approach up 3-1 in their series with New York

    Apr 22, 2011, 9:24 PM EST

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    Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Four

    For the second playoffs in a row the Capitals find themselves up 3-1 in the series against the eighth seed. Last year’s failure to win might linger in the fans’ minds, but not in the locker room.

  4. Capitals erase a 3-0 deficit, beat Rangers 4-3 in double overtime to take 3-1 series lead

    Apr 21, 2011, 12:29 AM EST

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    Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Four

    The Rangers held a 3-0 lead in Game 4. Once the third period rolled around, the Caps took over and showed the heart of a team gearing up for a deeper run winning in double overtime thanks to Jason Chimera… And Marian Gaborik.

  5. Capitals hope Jason Chimera and Eric Fehr can step up in Mike Knuble’s likely absence

    Apr 20, 2011, 3:29 PM EST

    Eric Fehr, Jason Chimera

    Mike Knuble is probably going to miss tonight’s Game 4, so that means Jason Chimera must step up if he gets first line minutes while Eric Fehr will get in the lineup for the first time in this series.

  6. Things tighten up, teams trade goals; Caps and Rangers 1-1 after two with controversy

    Apr 17, 2011, 5:24 PM EST

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    Alex Ovechkin

    Another tight checking period sees Erik Christensen and Alex Ovechkin trade goals to tie the game. The period didn’t end without it’s share of controversy though.

  7. Video: Mike Milbury says the Capitals are the team to beat

    Apr 16, 2011, 3:29 PM EST

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    Jason Chimera, Bryan McCabe

    Mike Milbury tells us that he thinks the Capitals are the team to beat in the playoffs.

  8. Capitals beat Rangers at their own game, take 2-0 series lead with Michal Neuvirth shutout

    Apr 15, 2011, 10:43 PM EST

    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game Two

    The Capitals beat the Rangers at their own grinding game as Michal Neuvirth earned a 22-save shutout to give Washington a 2-0 series lead.

  9. Jason Arnott appreciates the Devils’ decision to trade him to Capitals

    Apr 15, 2011, 6:59 PM EST

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    Chicago Blackhawks v Washington Capitals

    Jason Arnott appreciates the fact that the Devils traded him to a contender and hopes to make the most of his time with the Capitals.

  10. 2011 Playoffs: Redemption or desperation? Tonight’s Game 2’s dictate the future

    Apr 15, 2011, 3:05 PM EST

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    Predators Ducks Hockey

    Tonight’s four Game 2’s in the NHL playoffs will dictate whether we’ve got a series on our hands or if some teams will be heading back home desperate to stay in the series.

  11. Video: Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick preview Capitals-Rangers Game 2

    Apr 15, 2011, 3:14 AM EST

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    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game One

    Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick take an exclusive look ahead to Game 2 between the Rangers and Capitals to see how the Rangers might rebound from a tough overtime loss.

  12. Alexes Semin and Ovechkin briefly silence critics as Capitals beat Rangers 2-1 in OT

    Apr 13, 2011, 11:16 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin

    Want to call Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin chokers? You might want to ignore the results of tonight’s overtime Game 1 win against the Rangers, then.

  13. Video: Referees eventually approve Alex Ovechkin’s game-tying goal

    Apr 13, 2011, 10:51 PM EST

    Washington Capitals v Florida Panthers

    Here’s video of Alex Ovechkin’s game-tying goal, which required some video review.

  14. Alexander Semin will miss tonight’s game for a ‘maintenance day’

    Apr 5, 2011, 11:54 AM EST

    Alexander Semin

    Alexander Semin won’t play for Washington against Toronto tonight, but all indications point to this being an opportunity to rest rather than a reason to be concerned.

  15. Capitals beat Sabres in OT to claim a small lead atop the Eastern Conference

    Apr 2, 2011, 10:05 PM EST

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    Mike Knuble, Alex Ovechkin

    Washington took a one-point lead for the top spot in the East thanks to Alex Ovechkin’s overtime game-winner against Carolina.

  16. Video: Mike Milbury talks about the Caps getting healthy and the Kings injury woes

    Mar 30, 2011, 2:05 PM EST

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    Anze Kopitar, Justin Williams

    Mike Milbury talks about the Capitals getting healthier just in time for the playoffs and the Kings losing two crucial members of their team at the worst time possible.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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?

  20. 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.

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

    Mar 15, 2011, 12:40 PM EST

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    Ovechkin_Alex

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

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

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