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  1. Get your game notes: Penguins at Sabres

    Feb 5, 2014, 12:33 PM EDT

    BUFFALO, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Ryan Miller #30 of the Buffalo Sabres makes a second period save against Chris Kunitz #14 of the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 17, 2013 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)

    Two teams tangle tonight on NBCSN.

  2. Video: Milbury on Ovechkin — ‘he’s just a one-dimensional player’

    Feb 5, 2014, 12:08 PM EDT

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    Criticism came during Washington’s dismal 1-0 loss to the Islanders on Tuesday.

  3. Get your game notes: Islanders at Capitals

    Feb 4, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

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    Two struggling teams look for points in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

  4. NHL on NBCSN: Islanders look to pull Capitals into their nightmare

    Feb 4, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, skates next to New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) during the first period an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    There isn’t much reason to be hopeful in New York, but they can hurt Washington’s playoff chances.

  5. Parise, Kessel, Backlund named NHL’s stars of the week

    Feb 3, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

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    Big efforts from a pair of American Olympians.

  6. NHL on NBC: Capitals and Red Wings clash in Washington

    Feb 2, 2014, 9:10 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Jimmy Howard

    Detroit came out on top in a shootout on Friday.

  7. Ovechkin a minus-five as Capitals lose to Blue Jackets

    Jan 30, 2014, 10:20 PM EDT

    ovechkingetty

    Not a good night for Washington’s NHL team.

  8. Datysuk calls pressure for Russia to win gold ‘enormous’

    Jan 29, 2014, 11:41 AM EDT

    paveldatsyukgetty

    “Everyone is expecting only one thing from us.”

  9. Green, Ovechkin guide Caps to OT win vs. Buffalo

    Jan 28, 2014, 10:59 PM EDT

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    Signs of life from Washington’s offense?

  10. Video: Ovechkin scores twice in less than one minute

    Jan 28, 2014, 8:24 PM EDT

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    He scored goals 37 and 38 in the first period on Tuesday.

  11. NHL on NBCSN: Struggling Sabres host slumping Capitals

    Jan 28, 2014, 9:26 AM EDT

    Marcus Foligno, Tom Wilson

    Washington is trying to stay in the playoff hunt.

  12. Canadiens hold players-only meeting after loss to Capitals

    Jan 25, 2014, 10:24 PM EDT

    Max Pacioretty

    Four straight losses for the Habs.

  13. Ovechkin returns to Capitals lineup against Canadiens

    Jan 25, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

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    Montreal Canadiens v Washington Capitals

    Goals have been hard to come by for Washington of late.

  14. Capitals ‘just gotta find a way to win’

    Jan 24, 2014, 11:41 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v New Jersey Devils

    Scoring some goals would be a good start.

  15. Slumping Caps without Ovechkin (groin) again tonight vs. Devils

    Jan 24, 2014, 12:38 PM EDT

    ovechkingetty

    Washington captain will be held out with a lower-body injury.

  16. Hot Sharks: Pavelski gets seventh goal in four games, Stalock extends shutout streak

    Jan 24, 2014, 9:50 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski (8) scores against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. San Jose won 1-0. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    The Sharks forward has taken second in the NHL’s goal scoring race.

  17. Update: Steen day-to-day with lower-body injury

    Jan 23, 2014, 9:11 PM EDT

    Alex Steen

    He was injured in a win vs. the Rangers.

  18. Ovechkin questionable for Friday; fading Caps lacking confidence

    Jan 23, 2014, 1:52 PM EDT

    Braden Holtby

    Washington about to start a key five-game road trip.

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