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  1. Five NHL on NBC weekends we’re already geeked out for this season

    Aug 20, 2011, 10:15 PM EDT

    Nicklas Lidstrom, Zdeno Chara

    The NHL on NBC schedule is out now for this season and we’ve got a few weekends circled already.

  2. Eastern Conference players who will be under big-time pressure next season

    Aug 16, 2011, 6:16 PM EDT

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    NHL.com provided a list of 15 players from the East who will under big-time pressure next season, but here’s nine more who will face intense scrutiny.

  3. There’s always next year: Top unrestricted free agents for 2012

    Jul 20, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    Alexander Semin

    Sure, it’s early, but if you’re wondering which players might be the big fish of free agency in 2012, this post provides the pending unrestricted free agents for next year.

  4. Capitals owner Ted Leonsis thinks team’s Stanley Cup window will be open for ’10-15 years’

    Jul 14, 2011, 11:32 AM EDT

    Ted Leonsis

    The Capitals are wise to resist the urge to “blow things up” after a few disappointments, as owner Ted Leonsis points out that their window to win a title could be open for “10-15 years.”

  5. Five thoughts on Day 1 of the NHL playoffs; Kudos to Detroit and Washington

    Apr 14, 2011, 2:23 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game One

    Five quick thoughts on what went down in last night’s opening games of the NHL Playoffs highlighting Detroit and Pittsburgh’s killer cool, Vancouver’s need to stay sharp, and the Caps looking different than last year.

  6. PHT Predicts who wins the Stanley Cup

    Apr 13, 2011, 3:29 AM EDT

    Henrik Sedin, Alex Ovechkin

    Time for us to put our money where our mouth is and our mouth and our money are banking on chalk to carry the day into the Stanley Cup final where one team will win their first ever Stanley Cup.

  7. PHT Predicts: Capitals vs. Rangers – Who do you have?

    Apr 11, 2011, 5:16 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin,  Artem Anisimov

    The Rangers and Capitals get it on again in the playoffs only this time some of the players and the circumstances have changed. We take a look at who we think wins this series and want to know who you think takes it.

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

    Feb 24, 2011, 6:05 PM EDT

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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.

  9. Washington’s young goaltending thriving while offense struggles to find its way

    Feb 6, 2011, 11:20 AM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v Washington Capitals

    While we know about how the Caps offense has struggled to get things done this year, their goaltending has been the unsung hero of the season.

  10. Alex Ovechkin faces scoring struggles against playoff teams

    Jan 31, 2011, 6:16 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Here’s some fodder for Alex Ovechkin/Capitals haters: the Russian star is struggling to put up the same numbers against elite teams as he does against weaker clubs.

  11. Looking for something to blame Washington’s losing on? How about bad luck

    Jan 13, 2011, 5:32 PM EDT

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    Brooks Laich puts “bad luck” at the top of the list of reasons why the Caps aren’t winning as much. Well that’s a new excuse at least.

  12. Five biggest factors for the 2011 Winter Classic

    Dec 31, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

    Winter Classic

    What are we looking out for in the Winter Classic tomorrow? We’ve got five things that make a lot of sense.

  13. Vote for the Goal of the Week (November 22-28)

    Nov 29, 2010, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Who scored the goal of the week for November 22-28: Jody Shelley, Jamie Benn, Dany Heatley, Alexander Semin, Jason Spezza, Lee Stempniak or Taylor Hall?

  14. Video: Alexander Semin’s natural hat trick

    Nov 26, 2010, 10:56 PM EDT

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    Check out a video clip of Alexander Semin’s natural hat trick from this afternoon’s 6-0 thrashing of the Lightning.

  15. Caps coach Boudreau upset with Ovechkin and Semin yukking it up after Caps 5-0 loss

    Nov 23, 2010, 11:59 AM EDT

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    How would you handle your third straight loss and second straight 5-0 loss on the road? Getting caught within earshot of the head coach having a laugh with your opponent might not be at the top of the list.

  16. Alex Ovechkin talks about his DVD “Alex Ovechkin: The Gr8″

    Nov 16, 2010, 3:26 PM EDT

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    It’s safe to say that Alex Ovechkin is a big star. Understatement of the year, we know. Not too many players get a DVD dedicated to them done up by the NHL by Ovechkin’s got one out now titled “Alex Ovechkin: The Gr8″ that looks at the Alex Ovechkin you don’t know. The guy who,…

  17. Hat tricks are piling up at a near-historic rate this season

    Nov 16, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

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    While the hats aren’t flying at a record pace, NHL players are earning far more hat tricks than usual. Learn more about these trends after the jump.

  18. Carey Price, Sidney Crosby, and Alex Semin named NHL’s three stars of the week

    Nov 15, 2010, 1:03 PM EDT

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    Carey Price leads the way after being named NHL’s number one star this week.

  19. Goal of the night: Ovechkin to Semin make one hell of a pairing

    Nov 15, 2010, 9:15 AM EDT

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    The way the Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin and Alex Semin have been teaming up this year is the sort of thing that gets Capitals fans dreaming of the Stanley Cup. While you might assume that Semin would be feeding Ovechkin passes for goals, the reality is that it’s been exactly the opposite this year with Ovechkin…

  20. Should we call them the Cardiac Capitals?

    Nov 12, 2010, 3:30 PM EDT

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    cardiaccaps

    It seems like no lead is safe against the Washington Capitals this season.

  21. Goal of the Night – Mike Knuble (November 11)

    Nov 12, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    It might take you a few replays to realize how impressive Mike Knuble’s goal was last night. The man just knows how to score goals, folks.

  22. Video: Alex Semin’s dominant night

    Nov 12, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    The best of Alex Semin’s night in the form of two videos … click on “Read More” to watch his great assist on an Alex Ovechkin goal.

  23. Alex Semin steals the show as Caps bottle Lightning 6-3

    Nov 11, 2010, 9:56 PM EDT

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    While Alex Ovechkin and Steve Stamkos played well, Alex Semin stole the spotlight with an impressive five-point performance that included a hat trick. Read more about an exciting game after the jump.

  24. Washington Capitals end Philadelphia Flyers’ six-game winning streak, take top spot in East

    Nov 7, 2010, 8:00 PM EDT

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    Rookie goalie Sergei Bobrovsky did a heck of a job merely getting the Philadelphia Flyers into overtime, but eventually the high-powered Washington Capitals’ power play was too much for him. Mike Green scored a power-play goal in overtime to give the Capitals the win, powering them to a narrow lead over the Flyers for the…

  25. Plenty of surprises among NHL’s goal scoring leaders

    Nov 6, 2010, 12:12 AM EDT

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    Sure, it’s not shocking to see Steve Stamkos, Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin high on the list of the NHL’s list of leading goal scorers. But could guys like co-leader Brandon Dubinsky remain high on the list too? Let’s take a look.

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