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  1. Isles impress, take 1-0 series lead against Capitals

    Apr 15, 2015, 9:51 PM EDT

    New York Islanders v Washington Capitals - Game One

    Jaroslav Halak looked sharp against Washington in a different uniform.

  2. Pressing Playoff Question: Is this finally Alex Ovechkin’s time?

    Apr 14, 2015, 10:59 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Is more redemption in store for the Maurice Richard winner?

  3. Video: Capitals capitalize on Bruins’ slow start

    Apr 8, 2015, 8:42 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals

    Two early goals for Washington.

  4. Ovechkin becomes Capitals’ all-time franchise goals leader

    Apr 2, 2015, 9:41 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    He also tied Denis Savard and Alexander Mogilny on the NHL’s career list.

  5. Are the Capitals still just a ‘one-line team?’

    Mar 20, 2015, 10:45 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom

    There’s a huge gap between Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and everyone else.

  6. Video: Things get heated between Ovechkin, Sabres early

    Mar 16, 2015, 7:38 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Buffalo Sabres

    Buffalo scored a goal on the ensuing power play.

  7. WATCH LIVE: Capitals at Sabres

    Mar 16, 2015, 6:24 PM EDT

    Buffalo Sabres v Washington Capitals

    Two teams moving in different directions.

  8. NHL on NBCSN: Caps look to add to wild card lead

    Mar 16, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Winnipeg Jets v Washington Capitals

    Washington opens a three-game road trip in Buffalo.

  9. Holtby blanks Bruins, Capitals grab East’s top wild card spot

    Mar 15, 2015, 10:24 PM EDT

    Braden Holtby

    Washington now has a two-point lead on Boston.

  10. Video: Backstrom sets Capitals assists record (for now?)

    Mar 15, 2015, 8:54 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    He’ll have to hold off Alex Ovechkin, though.

  11. Get your game notes: Rangers at Caps

    Mar 11, 2015, 6:20 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 8: Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period goal against the Washington Capitals in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images)

    Rivalry Night, on NBCSN.

  12. Caps recall Schilling because Green can’t go (Update)

    Mar 11, 2015, 9:40 AM EDT

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    Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals

    Brooks Orpik and Nicklas Backstrom are also game-time decisions.

  13. Ovechkin (lower body) to miss first game of the season tonight

    Mar 5, 2015, 6:47 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v New York Islanders

    Won’t suit up when the Caps take on Minnesota.

  14. Capitals call up Burakovsky

    Mar 5, 2015, 9:46 AM EDT

    Andre Burakovsky

    May not be a good sign regarding Michael Latta.

  15. Trade: Capitals land Glencross, Flames get two picks

    Mar 1, 2015, 1:16 PM EDT

    Curtis Glencross

    A decent catch for a rising team.

  16. Get your game notes: Penguins at Capitals, Rivalry Night

    Feb 25, 2015, 5:39 PM EDT

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    Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, collides with Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Can the Caps pull off the season sweep?

  17. NHL on NBCSN: Caps aim for season series sweep vs. Pens

    Feb 25, 2015, 10:50 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

    An added wrinkle to “Rivalry Night.”

  18. Video: Del Zotto, Flyers edge Capitals

    Feb 22, 2015, 5:15 PM EDT

    Columbus Blue Jackets v Philadelphia Flyers

    Washington saw its four-game win streak end with the loss.

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