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  1. Get your game notes: Caps at Devils

    Apr 4, 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

    Brock Nelson, Cory Schneider

    New Jersey has been historically bad in the shootout this season.

  2. TGIF: Why Lightning fans can be upset with St. Louis

    Mar 7, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    Martin St. Louis

    Plus five NHL games to watch this weekend.

  3. Get your game notes: Islanders at Capitals

    Feb 4, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

    CapsIsles

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

  4. 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.

  5. Florida upsets Washington in 10-round shootout

    Dec 13, 2013, 10:54 PM EDT

    SUNRISE, FL - NOVEMBER 5: Tomas Kopecky #82 of the Florida Panthers skates with the puck during a NHL game against the Edmonton Oilers at the BB&T Center on November 5, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida.

    The Panthers have won four of their last five.

  6. Laich (groin) to miss third straight for Caps

    Dec 3, 2013, 11:12 AM EDT

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    Brooks Laich

    Washington has thrived in his absence, though.

  7. PHT Morning Skate: Justin Peters steps up for Hurricanes

    Nov 14, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Colorado Avalanche's PA Parenteau (15) breaks away to shoot the puck at Carolina Hurricanes goalie Justin Peters (35) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

    Thursday’s collection of links.

  8. TGIF: Five NHL games to watch this weekend

    Nov 8, 2013, 3:46 PM EDT

    Penguins fans

    In which we troll Penguins fans because that’s a fun thing to do.

  9. Ovechkin returns, will play on Caps’ top line with Erat

    Nov 5, 2013, 2:48 PM EDT

    OviErat

    Hey, it’s the only picture we could find of them together.

  10. Caps shuffle lines: Grabovski dropped; Erat promoted; Laich to the middle

    Oct 18, 2013, 11:27 AM EDT

    Martin Erat

    Washington has lost four of its last five games.

  11. Video: Caps net three goals on consecutive shots

    Oct 15, 2013, 9:32 AM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 14: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal against the Edmonton Oilers in the second period during an NHL game at Verizon Center on October 14, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)

    It took them just over four minutes to blow open Monday’s game.

  12. Where does Erat fit on the Caps?

    Oct 4, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT

    Martin Erat #10 of the Washington Capitals skates against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on September 16, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
(September 15, 2013 - Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America)

    It doesn’t seem like there’s an opening for him on either of the top two lines.

  13. Capitals have decisions to make with bottom-six forwards

    Sep 28, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT

    New York Islanders v Washington Capitals

    Eight players are fighting for six spots, it seems.

  14. Connor McDavid turns heads at Biosteel Camp

    Aug 25, 2013, 9:26 PM EDT

    Connor McDavid

    “Obviously his skill set is unbelievable,” Joel Ward said.

  15. Report: Caps, Grabovski closing in on deal

    Aug 22, 2013, 2:49 PM EDT

    Mikhail Grabovski

    Washington on the verge of getting some much-needed center depth.

  16. Video: Ovechkin nails Girardi, Dorsett nearly slides into Lundqvist

    May 12, 2013, 7:46 PM EDT

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    Things got a little heated in the third period.

  17. Ward back for Capitals in Game 1

    May 2, 2013, 10:58 AM EDT

    Joel Ward, Karl Alzner, John Carlson, Nicklas Backstrom

    He’s been out since Apr. 7 with a knee injury.

  18. Barring setback, Caps’ Ward to return for Game 1

    Apr 30, 2013, 1:31 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Toronto Maple Leafs

    He’s been out since early April with a knee injury.

  19. Capitals’ Ward skates Monday; could he play Thursday?

    Apr 29, 2013, 11:12 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Washington being ‘careful’ with Brooks Laich.

  20. Report: Brooks Laich had sports hernia surgery, second round return possible

    Apr 28, 2013, 12:05 PM EDT

    Brooks Laich

    He’s played in just nine games this season.

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