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  1. Video: Caps’ Niskanen knees Flyers’ Couturier

    Feb 22, 2015, 2:00 PM EST

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    The Philly forward left briefly, but did return.

  2. NHL on NBC: Welcome to Hockey Day in America

    Feb 22, 2015, 10:05 AM EST

    Philadelphia Flyers v Washington Capitals

    It gets started with Washington at Philadelphia.

  3. Video: Kuznetsov, Caps edge Islanders in a shootout

    Feb 21, 2015, 3:55 PM EST

    Winnipeg Jets v Washington Capitals

    Washington has now won four straight.

  4. The Caps have a tough call to make on Mike Green

    Feb 2, 2015, 1:48 PM EST

    Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals

    Should they trade him or keep him for the playoffs?

  5. Marchand suspended two games for ‘dangerous’ Brassard slew-foot

    Jan 16, 2015, 5:17 PM EST

    Boston Bruins v Philadelphia Flyers

    “By rendering his opponent defenseless in this way, at this point on the ice, Marchand risks not only an injury to Brassard from his crash to the ice, but also from a collision with the boards.”

  6. NHL confirms Marchand hearing for Brassard slew foot

    Jan 16, 2015, 11:02 AM EST

    MarchandSlew

    Boston forward has a bit of history with these kinds of incidents.

  7. Capitals remain red-hot with victory over rival Flyers

    Jan 14, 2015, 10:54 PM EST

    Philadelphia Flyers v Washington Capitals

    That’s six wins in seven games this month.

  8. Video: Niskanen crushes Laughton with massive open-ice hit

    Jan 14, 2015, 10:14 PM EST

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    Laughton was not on Flyers’ bench to begin third period.

  9. Make-up call? Nobody’s calling it that… but nobody isn’t, either

    Jan 1, 2015, 5:37 PM EST

    2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic

    Jonathan Toews’ late penalty at the Winter Classic was a hot topic of debate.

  10. Capitals see Blackhawks as what they strive to become

    Jan 1, 2015, 10:03 AM EST

    Jonathan Toews

    The two franchise’s recent performances in the playoffs are in stark contrast.

  11. There was a ‘big time’ glare coming off the ice at Nationals Park

    Dec 31, 2014, 2:02 PM EST

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    Nationals Park

    Don’t be surprised if the Winter Classic is delayed.

  12. NHL on NBCSN: Can Capitals take advantage of depleted Penguins?

    Dec 27, 2014, 9:04 AM EST

    Matt Niskanen

    Washington hasn’t beaten Pittsburgh since Jan. 11, 2012.

  13. Former Pens Niskanen and Orpik react to Bylsma’s firing

    Dec 21, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

    Dan Bylsma

    They’re not impressed with how Bylsma and his staff were treated.

  14. Detroit holds early scouting meeting, ‘absolutely’ wants ‘two or three more right shots’

    Dec 5, 2014, 12:08 PM EST

    Colorado Avalanche v Detroit Red Wings

    “It’s an opportunity for us to talk about if a player fits, and the cost.”

  15. Caps in ‘evaluation period’ with pending UFA Green, and vice versa

    Nov 13, 2014, 2:49 PM EST

    Washington Capitals v Boston Bruins

    How much can Washington afford to offer the 29-year-old d-man?

  16. Caps enjoying success with deeper blue line

    Oct 29, 2014, 4:04 PM EST

    Washington Capitals v Boston Bruins

    Less (ice time) may mean more (points) for Mike Green.

  17. ‘Canes activate Skinner from IR

    Oct 17, 2014, 12:04 PM EST

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    Jeff Skinner

    Carolina, actually getting some good injury news for a change.

  18. Skinner believes he’s gotten better at avoiding big hits

    Oct 14, 2014, 8:41 PM EST

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    Jeff Skinner

    He’s trying to return from his third concussion

  19. D Change: Green out, Schmidt in for Caps’ season opener

    Oct 9, 2014, 11:38 AM EST

    Mike Green

    Upper-body injury will sideline the two-time Norris nominee.

  20. Skinner diagnosed with concussion

    Oct 6, 2014, 5:05 PM EST

    Jeff Skinner

    “He will continue to be monitored by our team doctors and go through proper protocols in the coming days.”

  21. Video: Ovechkin tackles E. Staal to ice after questionable hit

    Oct 5, 2014, 9:38 PM EST

    Ovechkin Staal

    Capitals coach Barry Trotz was very happy with Ovechkin’s actions.

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