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  1. 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.

  2. Report: No hearings scheduled for Thomas, Weber

    Jan 29, 2014, 10:46 AM EDT

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    Florida goalie and Buffalo defenseman escape further punishment.

  3. Landeskog ‘most likely’ a bottom-six forward for Sweden at Olympics

    Jan 23, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

    Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Los Angeles Kings at the Pepsi Center on January 22, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Kings 3-1.
(January 21, 2013 - Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America)

    Avs captain is excited “just to be a part of it.”

  4. Caps send Grubauer back to AHL

    Jan 20, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT

    Philipp Grubauer

    Time for one of Braden Holtby or Michal Neuvirth to step up.

  5. Get your game notes: Capitals at Penguins

    Jan 15, 2014, 10:26 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby

    Crosby. Ovechkin. Tonight! On NBCSN.

  6. Grabovski’s agent says he’ll ‘most likely’ stay in Washington

    Jan 11, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT

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    Of course, he also said “we’ll see.”

  7. Lundqvist, Sedin twins headline talented Swedish roster

    Jan 7, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT

    sedintwins1000

    Victor Hedman was left off the roster.

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

    Jan 6, 2014, 11:23 AM EDT

    KoivuHarding

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

  9. Get your game notes: Capitals at Flyers

    Dec 17, 2013, 11:43 AM EDT

    Emery and Holtby fight

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

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

    Dec 17, 2013, 8:47 AM EDT

    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.

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

    Dec 9, 2013, 8:42 PM EDT

    Money

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

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

    Nov 30, 2013, 10:25 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v New York Islanders

    Not the prettiest goal, but the winner.

  13. Laich: Capitals second line lacks identity

    Nov 22, 2013, 10:37 AM EDT

    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.

  14. Ovechkin thinks Malkin just needs to relax

    Nov 20, 2013, 4:56 PM EDT

    Evgeni Malkin, Alex Ovechkin

    From one star Russian to another.

  15. Get your game notes: Pens at Caps

    Nov 20, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT

    St Louis Blues v Washington Capitals

    Washington’s been pretty tough to beat at home.

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

    Nov 20, 2013, 9:56 AM EDT

    Crosby and Ovechkin

    Say, have you heard about Crosby and Ovechkin?

  17. TGIF: Five NHL games to watch this weekend

    Nov 8, 2013, 3:46 PM EDT

    Penguins fans

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

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

    Nov 5, 2013, 10:34 PM EDT

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    The newly ‘stached Washington star had three points.

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

    Nov 1, 2013, 10:01 AM EDT

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

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