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  1. 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?

  2. Caps grab big win against Canucks

    Mar 14, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Zac Dalpe

    Not that they’re without problems.

  3. 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.”

  4. 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.

  5. Kuznetsov to start on Caps’ fourth line

    Mar 10, 2014, 11:56 AM EDT

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    With Jay Beagle and Tom Wilson.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.”

  8. 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.

  9. 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.”

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Sweden will miss ‘everything’ about Zetterberg

    Feb 14, 2014, 11:25 AM EDT

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    Sochi Olympics Ice Hockey Men

    Teammates lament the loss of their captain, but “can’t sit and dwell” on it.

  13. Lundqvist lauds ‘really good’ Swedish special teams

    Feb 12, 2014, 3:17 PM EDT

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    LundqvistKarlsson

    Penalty kill was perfect versus the Czechs, and the power play scored a goal.

  14. Preview: Johansson, Edler sit for Sweden; Gudas and Hanzal out for Czechs

    Feb 12, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

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    Eric Staal, Alex Edler

    Some noteworthy players will be kept out of this one for varying reasons.

  15. PHT’s Pressing Olympic Questions: Are the Swedes healthy enough?

    Feb 11, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    HenrikSedin

    They’ll be without two of their best forwards in Sochi.

  16. NHL on NBCSN: Islanders look to pull Capitals into their nightmare

    Feb 4, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, skates next to New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) during the first period an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    There isn’t much reason to be hopeful in New York, but they can hurt Washington’s playoff chances.

  17. Report: No hearings scheduled for Thomas, Weber

    Jan 29, 2014, 10:46 AM EDT

    thomassoderberg

    Florida goalie and Buffalo defenseman escape further punishment.

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