Brooks Laich Says The Washington Capitals Will Make Playoffs

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Washington Capitals second-line center Brooks Laich does a weekly radio segment with The Junkies on 106.7 The Fan every Wednesday. Today however, Laich might have bit off more than he could chew. Laich was asked if the Capitals were to […]

Nicklas Backstrom Returns To Washington Capitals

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The Washington Capitals got the news that they have been waiting for since the first week of January: Nicklas Backstrom will be back in the lineup after missing nearly three months with a concussion. Backstrom took part in line rushes […]

Nicklas Backstrom Not To Play Next Game

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It looks as if the long awaited return of Washington Capitals star center will be delayed a few more days. Nicklas Backstrom, who has been sidelined since January 3 with concussion like symptoms , will join the team on their […]

Alex Ovechkin Named Third Star Of The Week

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Washington Capitals captain and superstar Alex Ovechkin was named the third star of the week for the week ending on March 25 today, according to a team source. Ovechkin led the league with six goals and an assist during the […]

Braden Holtby Is The King Of March

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Just a year ago, in March of 2011, a 22-year-old no name goalie got called up to the Washington Capitals after one of their goalies suffered an injury. Being unproven and fresh meat to the NHL, he seemed at ease […]

Alex Ovechkin Continues To Shine In Washington Capitals Win

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If the Washington Capitals somehow make the playoffs in two weeks, they will look back and credit Alex Ovechkin‘s play in tonight’s 3-0 win over the Minnesota Wild. And no, said play didn’t exactly lead to an Ovechkin goal. Jason […]

Nicklas Backstrom Cleared For Full Participation In Practice

After missing the last 37 games due to concussion like symptoms, Washington Capitals top-line center Nicklas Backstrom has been cleared to fully participate in team practices. This is a huge step in the right direction for Backstrom who has been […]

Who Will Start In Net For The Washington Capitals?

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Washington Capitals coach Dale Hunter won’t come out and say it, but he is looking for one of his three goaltenders to step up and identify himself as the starting goalie who will carry the Capitals into the playoffs and […]

Washington Capitals Expect More From Joel Ward

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Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward has established himself in the NHL as a two-way forward. He has never scored more than 17 goals in a season, and has never recorded more than 35 points in a season either. That doesn’t […]

Braden Holtby Earns First NHL Win Of Season

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Monday night, Braden Holtby not only beat the Detroit Red Wings for his first NHL win of the season, but he also beat the heat at the Joe Louis Arena. Holtby found out on the flight from Chicago to Detroit […]

Alex Ovechkin Leaves Practice After Collision

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Updated: 12:10 p.m. When asked after practice about Alex Ovechkin’s status, coach Dale Hunter responded with “he’s good.” According to Hunter, the collision did not have any effect on Ovechkin’s head. It was just a big collision with two big […]

Nicklas Backstrom Skates in Full Pads

Nicklas Backstrom, who has been sidelined since January 7 with a concussion, skated for about 20 minutes this morning at KCI. The first-line center and assistant captain was wearing full pads today, as he glided around the rink. He stick-handled […]