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  1. Lundqvist, Sedin twins headline talented Swedish roster

    Jan 7, 2014, 9:44 AM EST

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    Victor Hedman was left off the roster.

  2. Wounded Wild: Minnesota puts Koivu, Harding on IR

    Jan 6, 2014, 11:23 AM EST

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    Team’s captain and No. 1 goalie both on the shelf.

  3. Get your game notes: Capitals at Flyers

    Dec 17, 2013, 11:43 AM EST

    Emery and Holtby fight

    The last time these teams played in Philly, things got…interesting.

  4. NHL on NBCSN: Third time’s the charm for Flyers vs Capitals?

    Dec 17, 2013, 8:47 AM EST

    Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, and Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn (5), watch a goal by Alex Ovechkin, from Russia, go past goalie Steve Mason (35) in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, in Washington. The Capitals won 5-4 in a shootout. Ovechkin's goal sent the game into overtime and the Capitals won 5-4 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Containing Alex Ovechkin will certainly be a daunting task.

  5. Report: 2014-15 salary cap will be ‘upwards of’ $71M

    Dec 9, 2013, 8:42 PM EST

    Money

    NHL’s Board of Governors ratified the Canadian TV deal.

  6. Video: Ovechkin scores in overtime after wild ending to third period

    Nov 30, 2013, 10:25 PM EST

    Washington Capitals v New York Islanders

    Not the prettiest goal, but the winner.

  7. Laich: Capitals second line lacks identity

    Nov 22, 2013, 10:37 AM EST

    EDMONTON, AB - OCTOBER 24: Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals skates against the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on October 24, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Capitals defeated the Oilers 4-1. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

    That unit has just five even-strength goals this season.

  8. Ovechkin thinks Malkin just needs to relax

    Nov 20, 2013, 4:56 PM EST

    Evgeni Malkin, Alex Ovechkin

    From one star Russian to another.

  9. Get your game notes: Pens at Caps

    Nov 20, 2013, 11:30 AM EST

    St Louis Blues v Washington Capitals

    Washington’s been pretty tough to beat at home.

  10. NHL on NBCSN: Capitals and Penguins rekindle an old divisional battle

    Nov 20, 2013, 9:56 AM EST

    Crosby and Ovechkin

    Say, have you heard about Crosby and Ovechkin?

  11. TGIF: Five NHL games to watch this weekend

    Nov 8, 2013, 3:46 PM EST

    Penguins fans

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

  12. Tavares vents after Caps dominate Isles in Ovi’s return

    Nov 5, 2013, 10:34 PM EST

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    The newly ‘stached Washington star had three points.

  13. Holtby thinks Caps are too loose before games, coach disagrees

    Nov 1, 2013, 10:01 AM EST

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    “We’re paid to prepare, [not to] have a dance party before the game.”

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

    Oct 18, 2013, 11:27 AM EST

    Martin Erat

    Washington has lost four of its last five games.

  15. Three reasons for concern in Washington

    Oct 17, 2013, 5:00 PM EST

    Nicklas Backstrom on Henrik Lundqvist

    The Caps are 2-5-0 after seven games.

  16. NHL on NBCSN: Caps host reeling Rangers on Rivalry Night

    Oct 16, 2013, 10:07 AM EST

    Henrik Lundqvist, Alex Ovechkin

    They’ve met in the playoffs four of the last five seasons.

  17. Caps exploit poor goaltending, beat Oilers 4-2

    Oct 14, 2013, 9:54 PM EST

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    Edmonton might want to glance at the free agent market …

  18. Colorado crushes collapsing Caps

    Oct 12, 2013, 10:24 PM EST

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    Semyon Varlamov gets revenge (but not a shutout).

  19. Holtby appreciates support of coach during slump

    Oct 5, 2013, 5:42 PM EST

    Michal Neuvirth #30 is called in to take over from Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals in the first period against the Calgary Flames at the Verizon Center on October 3, 2013 in Washington, DC.
(October 2, 2013 - Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America)

    He has a 6.32 GAA and .822 save percentage.

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