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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. After ‘momentary’ lapse, Oates will tell Ovechkin ‘the same message I tell him all the time’

    Apr 3, 2014, 3:12 PM EDT

    St Louis Blues v Washington Capitals

    Coach also explains why Jay Beagle was playing with the NHL’s top goal-scorer.

  3. He’s back: Grabovski returns to Caps lineup vs. Predators

    Mar 30, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Mikhail Grabovski

    He’s been out since Feb. 28 with an ankle injury.

  4. Report: Possible shoulder injury for Caps’ Backstrom

    Mar 25, 2014, 11:48 PM EDT

    Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals

    It sounds like he isn’t dealing with a concussion.

  5. Kuznetsov nets Caps a point, but Kings win in shootout

    Mar 25, 2014, 10:13 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v Washington Capitals

    An up-and-down game for both teams.

  6. Top dog: Beagle to Caps first line, Penner down to fourth

    Mar 18, 2014, 9:56 AM EDT

    Jay Beagle

    Penner on the fourth line? Beagle top-line center?

  7. Caps grab big win against Canucks

    Mar 14, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Zac Dalpe

    Not that they’re without problems.

  8. Backstrom to receive silver medal, IOC says Sweden doctor ‘made a serious error’

    Mar 14, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

    NicklasBackstromReuters

    IOC finds “no indication of any intent of the athlete to improve his performance by taking a prohibited substance.”

  9. NHL on NBCSN: Capitals fight to earn first win vs. Penguins in 26 months

    Mar 11, 2014, 8:43 AM EDT

    Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) lunges for the puck against Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green (52) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, March 10, 2014, in Washington. The Penguins won 3-2.(AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Washington desperately needs the two points.

  10. Kuznetsov to start on Caps’ fourth line

    Mar 10, 2014, 11:56 AM EDT

    kuznetsov 2

    With Jay Beagle and Tom Wilson.

  11. NHL on NBCSN: Caps and Flyers meet again, this time in Philly

    Mar 5, 2014, 8:07 AM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v Washington Capitals

    They meet again after Sunday’s thriller in D.C.

  12. Will Backstrom get his silver medal? He says it’s up to the IOC

    Feb 25, 2014, 6:44 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    “Who do I blame? Well, I followed the doctor’s recommendation.”

  13. NHLPA: ‘Definitely a problem’ with IOC’s testing process

    Feb 23, 2014, 1:31 PM EDT

    Mathieu Schneider, Ron Hainsey, Steve Fehr

    “The process was flawed,” said special assistant Mathieu Schneider.

  14. Backstrom: I was tested Wednesday, informed of results Sunday (Update: NHL releases statement)

    Feb 23, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

    NicklasBackstromReuters

    “I have absolutely nothing to hide. I’ve had allergy problems for several years.”

  15. Golden again: Canada tops Sweden for second straight Olympic triumph

    Feb 23, 2014, 9:25 AM EDT

    CrosbyCanada

    A decisive 3-0 victory for back-to-back gold medals.

  16. Sweden’s Nicklas Backstrom a late scratch for gold medal game

    Feb 23, 2014, 7:07 AM EDT

    SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 14: Nicklas Backstrom #19 of Sweden handles the puck in the second period against Switzerland during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group C game on day seven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    The Swedes have lost several top-tier forwards.

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