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  1. Slump busted: Boston gets back to normal after dumping Washington

    Feb 5, 2012, 3:40 PM EDT

    Brad Marchand, Tomas Vokoun

    Brooks Laich’s injury may have made it a costly loss for Washington.

  2. Today on NBCSN: Bruins hope the Capitals can be their slumpbuster

    Feb 5, 2012, 9:45 AM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals

    The Bruins are 4-5-1 in their last 10 games.

  3. The Capitals are trying to move on from Rene Bourque

    Feb 4, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT

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    Rene Bourque

    Don’t expect any fireworks between the two sides today.

  4. Rechlicz on waivers, won’t get to avenge Backstrom

    Feb 3, 2012, 1:43 PM EDT

    Joel Rechlicz

    He’ll have to fight someone in the AHL instead.

  5. Washington might have unfinished business with Rene Bourque

    Feb 2, 2012, 3:19 PM EDT

    Bourque Hendricks

    Joel Rechlicz could be the guy to finish it.

  6. Tonight on NBCSN: Capitals and Lightning kick off the second half

    Jan 31, 2012, 7:44 AM EDT

    Steven Stamkos, Troy Brouwer, Martin St. Louis, John Carlson

    No Ovechkin or Backstrom, but there’s plenty of Stamkos and St. Louis to go around for everyone.

  7. Ovechkin-less Capitals best Bruins 5-3

    Jan 24, 2012, 10:40 PM EDT

    Mathieu Perreault, Marcus Johansson

    Mathieu Perreault’s hat trick leads the way.

  8. Backstrom skates today, if only briefly

    Jan 23, 2012, 12:41 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Washington’s top center has been out with a concussion.

  9. Sunday on NBC: Streaking Penguins look to keep the Capitals down

    Jan 21, 2012, 6:51 PM EDT

    Tomas Vokoun, Chris Kunitz

    Two huge rivals find themselves in curious places in the standings.

  10. Tale of the tape: Evgeni Malkin vs. Alex Ovechkin

    Jan 21, 2012, 3:25 PM EDT

    Evgeni Malkin, Alex Ovechkin

    Two Russian superstars having two vastly different seasons.

  11. Backstrom on concussion recovery: “It’s incredibly frustrating”

    Jan 19, 2012, 10:49 AM EDT

    Backstrom Getty

    Washington’s leading scorer has missed the last seven games.

  12. Cunneyworth hopes Caps don’t do anything “residual” to Bourque

    Jan 18, 2012, 3:42 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Montreal Canadiens

    They’re totally going to do something residual.

  13. Bourque on facing Capitals: “There’ll be a few guys probably coming after me”

    Jan 17, 2012, 3:10 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Montreal Canadiens

    Facing Washington for the first time since Nicklas Backstrom elbow.

  14. Byers to meet with Shanahan over head shot

    Jan 15, 2012, 11:12 AM EDT

    Dane Byers, Grant Clitsome

    With a phone hearing, the most he could get is a five-game suspension.

  15. Tonight on NBCSN: Rangers look to roll on against slumping Canadiens

    Jan 15, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

    Josh Gorges, Brad Richards

    Two teams in different places clash tonight.

  16. Cunneyworth likes Bourque’s nasty streak

    Jan 14, 2012, 7:42 PM EDT

    Calgary Flames v Vancouver Canucks

    Nasty streak? Check. Consistency? We’ll see…

  17. Backstrom could be out until after the All-Star break

    Jan 13, 2012, 6:29 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Washington’s leading scorer is day-to-day with concussion symptoms.

  18. All-Star snubs — who’s on your list?

    Jan 12, 2012, 2:42 PM EDT

    Patrice Bergeron

    A few candidates to consider.

  19. Who were the biggest All-Star surprises?

    Jan 12, 2012, 2:23 PM EDT

    Dustin Byfuglien Getty

    Dustin Byfuglien probably raised some eyebrows.

  20. Capitals bump Penguins out of East’s top eight

    Jan 11, 2012, 10:44 PM EDT

    Tomas Vokoun, Alex Ovechkin

    Tomas Vokoun puts together possibly his best game of the season.

  21. Tonight on NBCSN: Penguins-Capitals is now a battle to get in the playoffs

    Jan 11, 2012, 7:38 AM EDT

    Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals

    It wasn’t too long ago this was the marquee match-up of the night. Now it’s a struggle.

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