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  1. Capitals fall short in a huge game – again

    Mar 27, 2012, 9:53 PM EST

    toughtimesforcapsap

    Buffalo deserves a lot of credit, but it’s hard not to gravitate toward Washington’s woes.

  2. Could Washington get Backstrom back this weekend?

    Mar 27, 2012, 4:52 PM EST

    Nashville Predators v Washington Capitals

    Participation in battle drills has fueled speculation.

  3. Braden Holtby gets the start in Washington’s biggest game of the year

    Mar 27, 2012, 12:48 PM EST

    Braden Holtby

    “It counts as two points, just like all the others do.” Maybe this one is a bit more important.

  4. Flyers to start Bryzgalov for 19th time in 20 games

    Mar 26, 2012, 3:35 PM EST

    Ilya Bryzgalov

    “That’s a lot of starts,” said Captain Obvious.

  5. Backstrom practices with Caps

    Mar 26, 2012, 12:28 PM EST

    Nashville Predators v Washington Capitals

    First time he’s done that since suffering a concussion on Jan 3.

  6. Ovechkin’s belly-pat celebration is getting a lot of pub

    Mar 26, 2012, 12:23 PM EST

    Ovechkin Belly

    With nine goals in his last nine games, he’s had plenty of chances to break it out.

  7. Evgeni Malkin is the NHL’s First Star of the Week…again

    Mar 26, 2012, 12:00 PM EST

    Evgeni Malkin

    It’s the fifth time he’s been a star of the week this season.

  8. PHT Morning Skate: Where the Sabres are already worrying about Alex Ovechkin

    Mar 26, 2012, 7:16 AM EST

    Alex Ovechkin

    And there’s good reason to be nervous, too. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  9. Crosby vs Ovechkin: Which Sunday goal was more impressive (with video)

    Mar 26, 2012, 12:59 AM EST

    Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby

    See both highlights and then make the call.

  10. Holtby shuts out Wild, Washington reclaims 8th place

    Mar 25, 2012, 8:02 PM EST

    Alexander Ovechkin

    The Capitals and Sabres will play against each other on Tuesday.

  11. Tonight on NBCSN: Capitals seek win vs Wild to make up lost ground

    Mar 25, 2012, 1:07 AM EST

    Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin will look to extend his goal scoring streak to five games.

  12. Good news in Washington: Nicklas Backstrom cleared to practice

    Mar 24, 2012, 11:30 AM EST

    Nicklas Backstrom

    The Caps get a boost when they need it most.

  13. The Eastern playoff race just got a lot more interesting

    Mar 24, 2012, 10:58 AM EST

    Drew Stafford, Tyler Ennis

    All of a sudden, seventh place is in play and perhaps even the Northeast Division.

  14. PHT Morning Skate: Messages keep getting sent in Washington

    Mar 24, 2012, 9:27 AM EST

    Dale Hunter

    At what point does it stop getting through? That and more in the Morning Skate.

  15. Karl Alzner said that the Capitals (blanked) the bed

    Mar 23, 2012, 10:39 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin

    Hard to argue with that, potty-mouth talk or not.

  16. Capitals cough up three-goal lead, lose to Jets in OT

    Mar 23, 2012, 10:02 PM EST

    Winnipeg Jets v Washington Capitals

    It’s getting tougher and tougher to deny the masses who call them “chokers.”

  17. Duncan Keith suspended five games for elbowing Daniel Sedin

    Mar 23, 2012, 6:11 PM EST

    NHL: Vancouver Canucks at Chicago Blackhawks

    Brendan Shanahan called the hit “dangerous” and “reckless.”

  18. Chara to play in 1,000th game Saturday

    Mar 23, 2012, 3:34 PM EST

    Zdeno Chara

    Boston captain set to join some elite company.

  19. A Carolina Cinderella story depends on win Friday

    Mar 23, 2012, 8:46 AM EST

    Cam Ward

    In order to prove they still have any hope, the Hurricanes need to defeat the NHL’s worst team.

  20. PHT Morning Skate: Where Morozov is a legend

    Mar 23, 2012, 7:19 AM EST

    Russia's Alexei Morozov (C) celebrates a

    Enjoy Friday’s collection of links.

  21. Capitals get a point in loss to Flyers, prepare for huge homestand

    Mar 22, 2012, 10:26 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin

    Washington strengthens its hold on the eighth spot with home games against Winnipeg and Buffalo coming up.

  22. Caps say intensity of playoff chase will serve them well in postseason

    Mar 22, 2012, 4:39 PM EST

    Caps score

    Not sure we agree 100 percent with their police work.

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