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1.15.17 Rewind: Capitals demolish Flyers for 9 straight wins

The Capitals overcame a slow start to dismantle the Flyers. Backup goalie Philipp Grubauer had another shutout performance in Washington's 9th straight victory.

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Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson
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3 bold predictions: Will Caps dominate the Penguins in Pittsburgh?
The Caps dominated the Penguins in their past two matchups, but both were in D.C. What will happen when both teams meet in Pittsburgh Monday (7 p.m., CSN)?
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom
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Prediction recap: PK steps up for Caps in rout of Flyers
A four-goal third period turned what looked like a close contest into a blowout win for the Caps.
May and El-Bashir on what's fueling Capitals' win streak
The Capitals have been on fire lately. So what's behind the recent win streak? First, look to chemistry on the forward lines,...
Washington Capitals goalie Philipp Grubauer
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Philipp Grubauer is about to get more action
Philipp Grubuaer has started just two of the Capitals' last 14 games. That's about to change.
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PHOTOS: Caps 5, Flyers 0
Photos from the Capitals' 5-0 victory over the Flyers on January 15, 2017.
1.15.17 Rewind: Capitals demolish Flyers for 9 straight wins
The Capitals overcame a slow start to dismantle the Flyers. Backup goalie Philipp Grubauer had another shutout performance in...
John Carlson
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Carlson hurt during Sunday's game vs. Flyers
John Carlson, the Caps' No. 1 defenseman, has a lower body injury.
Washington Capitals goalie Philipp Grubauer
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Grubauer explains 2nd period gaffe that nearly cost him a shutout
Philipp Grubauer was fantastic on Sunday...expect for one second period gaffe that almost ruined his shutout bid.
Caps' Grubauer got into groove early in shutout win
Philipp Grubauer sure didn't look like a backup goalie in his shutout performance against the Flyers. He said it can be tough to...
Caps' Burakovsky: 'Pays off when everyone is happy'
Speaking in the locker room after a victory over the Flyers, Andre Burakovsky said there's something special about the Capitals...
Justin Williams' second goal makes it 5-0
Justin Williams scored his second goal of the day to cap off the Capitals' third-period outburst.
Niskanen scores his second goal in three minutes
Matt Niskanen scored his second goal in three minutes during the third period, making it a 4-0 game.
Must-see assist from Ovi to Niskanen makes it 3-0
Matt Niskanen took a nice pass from Alex Ovechkin and put it home, extending the Caps' lead to three.
Justin Williams doubles the Caps' lead
Justin Williams put the Caps up 2-0 with this goal in the third period
Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky
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Caps overcome slow start in blowout win
The Caps didn't look all that good to start, but they overcame their early struggles with four goals in the third period for a dominating 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Andre Burakovsky makes it 1-0
Andre Burakovsky broke a 0-0 tie with a power play goal in the first period.
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom
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Caps pay tribute to Backstrom for his 500th assist
The Washington Capitals held a pregame ceremony prior to Sunday's game in honor of Nicklas Backstrom's 500 assists.
Washington Capitals forward Daniel Winnik
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Caps vs. Flyers game time, how to watch, open thread
Can the Caps hold on against the Flyers for their ninth straight win? Watch it live on CSN or via CSN's live stream page.
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3 bold predictions: Can the Caps dictate play on Sunday?
The Caps will look for their ninth straight win on Sunday as they host the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday in an afternoon matchup (1 p.m., CSN).
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Capitals recall Chandler Stephenson
The Capitals have recalled forward Chandler Stephenson from Hershey.
Braden Holtby
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The Caps' offense comes alive
The team's offensive breakout has coincided with a steady lineup.
Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle
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Prediction recap: Everything goes right for in win over Hawks
Everything seemed to go right for Washington on Friday...except our bold predictions.
Braden Holtby
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Holtby vaults himself back into Vezina contention
Braden Holtby ranks among the top three in, well, everything.
1.13.17 Rewind: Capitals rout Western Conference leaders
The Capitals extended their winning streak to eight games with a 6-0 rout of the Western Conference-leading Blackhawks
Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle
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Jay Beagle: Chicago Blackhawks killer
There's just something about the Chicago Blackhawks that seems to bring out the best in Jay Beagle.
Jill goes 1-on-1 with Schmidt after 6-0 win over Chicago
Jill Sorenson goes 1-on-1 with Washington's Nate Schmidt after 6-0 win over Chicago
Nate Schmidt on the 6-0 rout over the Blackhawks
Nate Schmidt in the locker room after a 6-0 win over Chicago
Jay Beagle on why he is so good against Chicago
Why is Jay Beagle so good against the Blackhawks?
Grant Paulsen calls out Caps fans who can't enjoy win streak
Grant Paulsen doesn't want to hear from Capitals fans who can't enjoy this streak. He called them out on Capitals Extra.
Jay Beagle scores his second of the night
Jay Beagle scored his second goal of the night to give the Capitals a 6-0 lead
T.J. Oshie makes it 5-0 for the Caps over the Blackhawks
Thanks to a deflection off the hand of a defender, T.J. Oshie puts the Caps up 5-0 over the Blackhawks.
The Washington Capitals
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Capitals rout Western Conference-leading Blackhawks
The Capitals routed the Chicago Blackhawks 6-0 on Friday in what was a total team effort to extend their winning streak to a season-high eight games.
Tom Wilson gives the Capitals a 4-0 lead over Chicago
Tom Wilson gives the Capitals a 4-0 lead over Chicago and the rout is on.
Brett Connolly gives the Capitals a 3-0 lead over Chicago
Brett Connolly gives the Caps a 3-0 lead over Chicago in the first period.
Ovechkin to Oshie to Backstrom. Backstrom makes it 2-0
WSH: N.Backstrom goal -- Ovechkin to Oshie to Backstrom. Backstrom makes it 2-0
Jay Beagle gives the Caps a 1-0 lead over Chicago
Jay Beagle gives the Caps a 1-0 lead over Chicago
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Captials-Flyers game time changed because of NFL
The game time for the Capitals vs. Flyers game on Sunday has been changed thanks to late change in the Sunday NFL Playoff schedule.
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
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Caps vs. Blackhawks game time, how to watch, open thread
The Caps routed the Blackhawks, 6-0. Stay tuned for Capitals Extra, watch live on CSN or via CSN's live stream page.
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Penn Quarter Q&A: What are the Caps' weaknesses?
Tarik El-Bashir and JJ Regan talk about Braden Holtby, team defense and the Caps' biggest weaknesses. That and more in this week's Q&A.
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Carlson is good to go vs. Chicago
John Carlson participated in the morning skate and is good to go for Friday's game against the Western Conference-leading Blackhawks, Coach Barry Trotz said.
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
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How Braden Holtby turned his season around
Braden Holtby has been unbeatable of late and it may have taken a tough outing against Toronto to help him simplify his game.
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
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3 bold predictions: What will Ovechkin do for an encore?
After earning point No. 1,000 against Pittsburgh, what will Alex Ovechkin do for an encore against Patrick Kane and Co. (7 p.m., CSN)?
Jill Sorenson describes how the Caps are turning the corner
The Washington Capitals are 14-2-2 in their last 18 games. Jill Sorenson details how the Caps are turning the corner.
Daniel Winnik: Caps finding rhythm as four-line team
Caps winger Daniel Winnik talks broomball, the team's hot streak and more with SportsTalk Live.
Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz
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Trotz cracking down on lazy penalties
T.J. Oshie skated laps during Thursday's practice as punishment for penalties. Trotz is not messing around anymore. 
L.A. Dodgers
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Lightning have perfect reaction to L.A. Chargers logo
Like everyone, the Tampa Bay Lightning had a hilarious reaction to the Chargers new logo.
Washington Capitals prospect Ilya Samsonov
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Prospect report: Samsonov leads Russia to bronze medal
Ilya Samsonov earned bronze in the junior championships, Travis Boyd is an all-star and Zach Sanford just keeps on scoring.
John Carlson
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Carlson leaves Thursday's practice early with injury
John Carlson suffered a lower-body injury in Wednesday's game. 
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
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Prediction recap: Ovechkin did not keep anyone waiting
It wasn't 7-1, but Washington dominated the Pittsburgh Penguins again on Wednesday in what was an historic night for Alex Ovechkin.
Beninati was on 7th street when Ovechkin reached 1,000
Joe Beninati has seen Alex Ovechkin's magnificent career unfold throughout the years, but he wasn't even in the building for one...
Brent and Smokin Al talk history of Ovechkin's 1000th point
Brent Harris and Smokin' Al Koken talk history of Ovechkin's 1000th point
Backstrom goes 1-on-1 with Jill after Ovi's 1,000th point
Nicklas Backstrom went 1-on-1 with CSN's Jill Sorenson after Alex Ovechkin's historic 1,000th point.
Alex Ovechkin
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Ovechkin nets No. 1,000 in grand fashion
Barry Trotz said he sensed Ovi was about to do something special as he raced past the Caps' bench.
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom
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Does Caps' dominance of Penguins show they are playoff ready?
The Caps have dominated the defending champs in two out of three games. Does that mean this team is more playoff ready than last year's?
Young Caps fan Seth Parrish has the night of his life
Young Capitals fan Seth Parrish was honored on Wednesday against the Penguins thanks to the TAPS Courage Caps campaign, and the...
Alex Ovechkin analyzes his 1,000th and 1,001st points
Washington Capitals' superstar Alexander Ovechkin spoke with our Jill Sorenson moments after his team beat the Pittsburgh...
Joe Beninati on Ovechkin's 1000th career point
Capitals play-by-play man Joe Beninati on the significance of Alex Ovechkin's 1,000th career point.
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Lars Eller goal bounces off helmet of Penguins player
Capitals center Lars Eller scored an empty-net goal that bounced off the helmet of a Penguins player.
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
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Ovechkin steals the show in one-sided win over Penguins
Alex Ovechkin stole the show on Wednesday night scoring two goals for points No. 1,000 and 1,001 as the Washington Capitals dominated Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2.
Goalie Eddie Lack and Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
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Carolina goalie calls for 'Ovizoid' to slow down Ovehckin
Eddie Lack is standing up for his goalie brethren and calling for the NHL to create an "Ovizoid" rule.
Ovechkin's second of the night puts the Capitals up 2-0
Alex Ovechkin scored his second goal of the night to give the Capitals a 2-0 lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
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Putting Ovechkin's 1,000th point in perspective
Alex Ovechkin earned his 1,000th career point on Wednesday, but what does that really mean?
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Alex Ovechkin reaches yet another milestone with his 1,000th point
It took Alex Ovechkin just 35 seconds against the Penguins to register his 1,000th career point. 
Alex Ovechkin nets 1,000th point on first shot of game
Alexander Ovechkin registered the 1,000th point of his career and did it on the very first shot of the Capitals' game against...
Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson
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Caps vs. Penguins game time, how to watch, open thread
Alexander Ovechkin recorded his 1,000th career point when he scored in the first minute against the Penguins to give the Capitals a 1-0 lead. Watch the game live on NBCSN.
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Ovechkin excited to become 'legendary'
With just a single point on Wednesday against the Penguins, Alex Ovechkin can add a comma to his career total.
Ovi greets fan who traveled 4K miles to meet him
Alexander Ovechkin was happy to learn he's popular in British Columbia. He greeted a fan who'd traveled more than 4K miles to...
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NHL All-Star uniforms honor league, hosting team
The league released the design of the four different All-Star Game uniforms Wednesday.
Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie
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Oshie is 'ready to go' despite latest injury scare
T.J. Oshie, the Caps' third-leading scorer, is expected to return vs. the Penguins. 
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
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Report: Caps could host outdoor game in Maryland
An outdoor game at Annapolis is reportedly in the works with the Caps as hosts.
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
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3 bold predictions: A big night for Ovechkin
Alex Ovechkin is one point away from point No. 1,000. He can get it on Wednesday against rival Pittsburgh (8 p.m., NBCSN).
Ovechkin reacts to closing in on 1,000 career points
Now at 999 career points, Capitals star Alex Ovechkin discusses what it will mean to reach 1,000 going into Wednesday's home...
Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie
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Caps re-assign O'Brien, Carey to AHL and what that means for Oshie
Liam O'Brien and Paul Carey are headed back to the AHL which means T.J. Oshie is likely headed back to the lineup.
Washington Capitals Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie
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Who from the Caps did the NHL look over for an All-Star bid?
Two players were selected to represent the Caps in the All-Star game. Should there have been more?
Washington Capitals Braden Holtby and Alex Ovechkin
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Pair of Caps named to All-Star game
Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby will be Los Angeles-bound later this month.
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
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Prediction recap: Holtby stays hot in win over Montreal
Braden Holtby was the best goalie on the ice Monday as he led Washington to a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Karl Alzer on how Evgeny Kuznetsov elevates the entire team
In his weekly Morning Skate interview with the Sports Junkies, Karl Alzner explained how Evgeny Kuznetsov's improved play is...
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
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Ovechkin watch: One more to go
Alex Ovechkin on approaching 1,000 points: “It means I'm getting older.”
What makes Ovi so special? 'He can score from everywhere'
Nicklas Backstrom knows better than anyone just how good Alex Ovechkin is. He talks about what makes the Great 8 so special.
Braden Holtby: 'We're dangerous' when Ovechkin is dominant
As brilliant as Braden Holtby is, the Caps are truly 'dangerous' when Alex Ovechkin is at his best.
Craig Laughlin explains 'jockstrapper' comment to daughter
In the Capitals 4-1 win over the Canadians, Craig Laughlin described a goal as a 'jockstrapper.' Postgame he had to answer to...
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
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Holtby outshines Price in brilliant win over Habs
Braden Holtby was brilliant again in net for Washington on Monday, allowing only one goal and outdueling Carey Price in a 4-1 victory for the Capitals over the Montreal Canadiens.
Ovechkin scores point No. 999 to top Caps 4-1 win
With a slapshot goal, Alex Ovechkin scores his 999th career point to put the Capitals up 4-1 over Montreal
Kuznetsov steals the puck, dishes to Connolly for the goal
Kutnetsov does all the work in the offensive zone to get the puck and drops it back to give Connolly the easy goal to go up 3-1
Evgeny Kuznetsov scored to put Caps up 2-1 on Montreal
Evgeny Kuznetsov scored to give the Capitals a 2-1 lead over the Montreal Canadians in the third period.
Holtby stuns Plekanec with pad save
Tomas Plekanec thought he had an easy goal, but Braden Holtby had other ideas.
Nicklas Backstrom knocks in rebound goal
Nicklas Backstrom was in front of the net to knock in the rebound off of an Alex Ovechkin point shot.
Are the Capitals playing their best hockey this season?
The crew on SportsNet Central discuss if the Capitals are playing their best hockey of the season heading into their Jan 9...
Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle
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Caps at Canadiens game time, how to watch, open thread
Two quick goals have the Capitals up 3-1 on the Canadians late in the third period. Watch the finish live on CSN. 
Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie
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Oshie out for Caps vs. Montreal tonight
Caps coach Barry Trotz describes T.J. Oshie's latest injury as "day-to-day."
Braden Holtby makes a save against the Senators
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Holtby honored for back-to-back shutouts
Braden Holtby recorded the first back-to-back shutouts of his career and his outstanding effort this week didn't go unnoticed. 
Week 16: Capitals' Top 5 Plays of the Week
The Capitals broke the Blue Jackets' streak and Nicklas Backstrom hit a milestone moment. Check out the top five plays of the...
Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams
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Power Rankings: Caps starting to hit their stride
Washington jumps in the rankings after finally starting to look like the dominant team from last season
Capitals dominate Tampa
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NHL will reportedly get rid of alternate uniforms
Alternate third jerseys will reportedly be a thing of the past when Adidas takes over for Reebok as the official jersey-maker of the NHL next season.
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
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3 bold predictions: Caps look to go 2-0 in brief Canada trip
Can Braden Holtby lock up his third-straight shutout? Our three bold predictions for Capitals vs. Canadiens (7:30 p.m., CSN).
Is Alex Ovechkin aware of 'The Ovi Effect'?
As he approaches a major NHL milestone, Alex Ovechkin discusses how aware he is of the impact he has made not just on the...
Alex Ovechkin on giving back, working with kids
Alex has dedicated much of his time with the Washington Capitals to give back to the local hockey scene. "Ovi" spoke with our...
Alex Ovechkin discusses his journey to 1,000 points
It's been a long journey for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. With a major milestone approaching, "The Great 8" sat...
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Ailing Caps call up another forward from Hershey
With T.J. Oshie and Tom Wilson ailing, the Capitals have recalled another forward from AHL Hershey. 
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Oshie and Wilson both miss practice
Will the Caps need to make a second recall in three days? If so, who comes up?
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Backstrom joins elite company
Nicklas Backstrom recorded his 500th assist last night, and not many players in NHL history have done that faster than him. 
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom
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Prediction recap: Caps win low-scoring affair in Ottawa
Nicklas Backstrom tallied his 500th career assist, Braden Holtby recorded his second straight shutout and the Caps won their fifth straight game on Saturday.
T.J. Oshie and Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals
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Caps' T.J. Oshie hurt again
If T.J. Oshie misses any time, how will the Caps replace him?
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom
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Backstrom ready to stop talking about his 500 assists
Nicklas Backstrom is the first player in franchise history to reach 500 assists and he can't wait for people to stop talking about it.
1.7.17 Rewind: Backstrom's 500th assist enough to top Ottawa
Nicklas Backstrom got his 500th career assist on a T.J. Oshie goal and that was enough to beat the Senators as Braden Holtby had...
Braden Holtby on his back-to-back shutouts
Braden Holtby has now had back-to-back shutouts as the Caps have won five in a row.
Nate Schmidt on Nicklas Backstrom's 500th assist
Nate Schmidt described what it was like being on the ice for Nicklas Backstrom's 500th assist.
Backstrom on his 500th assist: 'Nice to get it over with'
Nicklas Backstrom described his 500th assist and what it meant to him.
T.J. Oshie and Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals
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Backstrom's milestone assist proves the difference over Ottawa
Nicklas Backstrom's 500th career assist set up T.J. Oshie for what would be the only goal of the night on Saturday.
Oshie takes hard hit to the shoulder, has to leave bench
T.J. Oshie takes a hard hit to his shoulder and had to leave the bench for a few minutes.
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom
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Backstrom becomes first player in team history to reach 500 assists
Nicklas Backstrom has made a career out of being one of the top setup men in the NHL and he made history Saturday as he reached assist No. 500 of his career.
T.J. Oshie scores thanks to Nicklas Backstrom's 500th assist
Nicklas Backstrom's 500th career assist comes on a T.J. Oshie goal to make it 1-0 over Ottawa.
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
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Caps at Senators game time, how to watch, open thread
Nicklas Backstrom has assist No. 500 and the Caps have the lead over Ottawa. Watch it on CSN or watch it on our live stream page.
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O'Brien out of lineup tonight
Tortz on calling up O'Brien: 'We try to reward someone who’s done very, very well.'
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
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3 bold predictions: Caps look to build off Thursday's win
Washington will try to build on the momentum of their win over Columbus as they head to Ottawa to face the Senators Saturday (7 p.m., CSN).
Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin
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Q&A: Are the Caps back?
Tarik El-Bashir and JJ Regan talk about what the Caps' win over Columbus really means. That and more in this week's Q&A.
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Capitals recall forward from Hershey
The Capitals brought up a forward from Hershey in preparation for their two-game road trip in Canada. 
The Washington Capitals
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Prediction recap: Caps get production throughout lineup
The Caps got goals from almost every line in their 5-0 rout of the Blue Jackets on Thursday.
Caps Mite scores goal, celebrates in epic fashion
Washington Capitals Caps Mite scores a goal during intermission of Thursday nights Capitals and Blue Jackets game and has a...
Andre Burakovsky
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About that guarantee? Burakovsky meant it
Andre Burakovsky said he planned to snap the Blue Jackets' streak. He backed up his bold words with a big goal.
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
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Holtby rebounds with shutout win
Braden Holtby lasted only one period on Tuesday, but he was back to his star form on Thursday as he turned aside every shot he faced.
1.3.17 Rewind: Capitals halt the Blue Jackets winning streak
A dominant performance by the whole team on Thursday night, gave the Capitals a convincing 5-0 win over the hottest team in the...
Barry Trotz 'happy' with Caps performance against Columbus
Pleased does even begin to cover how Barry Trotz thought the Caps game vs. the Blue Jackets went.
Williams on Holtby: 'Never ever ever have to worry'
Justin Williams thoughts on the Capitals 5-0 victory over the Blue Jackets, ending a 16-game winning streak.
Burakovsky holds true to his streak-breaking prediction
Coming into the Capitals match against the 16-game winning Blue Jackets, Burakovsky made a then-bold prediction that the Caps...
Jay Beagle 'does all the little things right'
Capitals winger Jay Beagle was determined to make his mark in the NHL, and in Washington's 5-0 shutout of the Blue Jackets, he...
Braden Holtby on his 29 save shutout against Blue Jackets
The Capitals and Braden Holtby were on fire against Blue Jackets, ending their 16-game winning streak.
Justin Williams finishes off Bobrovsky, Jackets in third
Justin Williams put the nail in the Columbus Blue Jacket's 16-game win streak coffin, scoring in the third period to give the...
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Caps end Columbus' win streak in dominant fashion
Just one win short of NHL history, the Columbus Blue Jackets saw their 16-game win streak emphatically snapped Thursday in a 5-0 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Burakovsky burries No. 4 for Caps past Bobrovsky
Andre Burakovsky did his part to help make sure his pregame declaration held up. His late second-period goal put the Caps up 4-...
Schmidt's second chance goal his first in almost a year
Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt made his return to the ice after a 2-game absence and made an impact, scoring his first goal...
John Carlson finishes tic-tac-toe pass to put Caps up 2-0
John Carlson was the recipient of some tic-tac-toe passing and the defenseman finished the job against the Columbus Blue Jackets...
Braden Holtby flashes the pad early vs. Blue Jackets
Braden Holtby held up his end of the bargain in net early against the Blue Jackets, stuffing a strong Columbus rush with nice...
Daniel Winnik's aggression in front pays off for Caps
Daniel Winnik got the Caps on the board first against the Blue Jackets in a game that could make or break NHL history.
Blue Jackets are new to winning so often
CSN's Jill Sorenson talks with the Blue Jackets beat writer for the Columbus Dispatch, Aaron Portzline, and he sheds some light...
The Washington Capitals
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Caps vs. Blue Jackets game time, how to watch, open thread
Columbus has won 16 straight. The Caps are well on their way to ending that streak tonight. Watch it on CSN.
Alex Ovechkin's mindset heading into Blue Jackets matchup
Washington Capitals left wing sat down with Jill Sorenson and talked about his mindset for tonight's game against the Columbus...
Evgeny Kuznetsov skates vs. Carolina
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Caps' Kuznetsov fined by NHL for diving
The NHL issued a fine to Evgeny Kutnetsov on Thursday afternoon for diving on multiple occassions.
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Trotz: Roster move coming for Caps
With a road trip looming, the Caps are contemplating the need for a 13th forward.
Washington Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt
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Schmidt set to return to Caps lineup vs. Columbus
Nate Schmidt sat out consecutive games for the first time this season.
Burakovsky declares it will be fun moment to stop the streak
Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky knows that Thursday night's game against the Blue Jackets is more than just a game. He's...
Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky
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Burakovsky' Blue Jackets declaration
Andre Burakovsky is feeling confident. So much so that he declared the Caps would end Columbus' win streak on Thursday (7p.m., CSN).
Washington Capitals prospect Ilya Samsonov
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Prospect report: Samsonov steals the show in World Juniors
Ilya Samsonov didn't have a great start to the World Junior Championship, but he's been great ever since. So have the Caps' two Swiss prospects.
Craig Laughlin says Blue Jackets game is a crucial test
Capitals color analyst Craig Laughlin joined the Sports Junkies Thursday to preview the highly anticipated matchup between the...
Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin
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3 bold predictions: Can Caps halt Columbus' win streak?
All that stands in the way of the Columbus Blue Jackets tying the longest win streak in NHL history is the Washington Capitals. (7 p.m., CSN).
Unlike past games, Caps have to take Blue Jackets seriously
The Caps came close to beating the Blue Jackets earlier this season, but now, Columbus is on a hot streak.
Feinstein: Blue Jackets will be good test for Caps
The Blue Jackets have won 16 consecutive games, and if they beat the Caps on Thursday, they'll tie the NHL record for longest...
Caps look to snap Blue Jackets' 16-game win streak
Not only are the Caps chasing the division-leading Blue Jackets, but they could break Columbus' 16-game win streak Thursday at...
Measuring Caps' penalty kill vs. Blue Jackets power play
When the Caps take on the division-leading Blue Jackets on Thursday night, their short-handed productivity will be challenged.
T.J. Oshie checks Columbus' Cam Atkinson
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Orpik among the many Capitals amped up for Jackets
The Capitals express great excitement at the chance to thwart history when they host the hottest team in the NHL on Thursday.
Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams
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Prediction recap: Caps' win over Leafs was full of surprises
The Caps’ 6-5 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday was a crazy game in more ways than one.
Alex Ovechkin
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Trotz adjusts OT strategy as Caps bag Leafs
The Caps made an adjustment at the start of overtime and the result was two points in the standings.
1.3.17 Rewind: Capitals storm back to beat Toronto, 6-5
1.3.17 Rewind: Capitals storm back to beat Toronto, 6-5
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
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Trotz felt Holtby was 'battling the puck' in first period
Braden Holtby started the first period on Tuesday, but Philipp Grubauer started the second. Barry Trotz explained the move after the game.
Evgeny Kuznetsov on Justin Williams, high-scoring games
Evgeny Kuznetsov had four points in Tuesday's win over Toronto, and after, he spoke to CSN about that high-scoring victory and...
Alex Ovechkin wins it in OT vs. Maple Leafs
Alex Ovechkin wins it in OT vs. Maple Leafs
John Carlson scores Capitals fifth goal of game vs. Leafs
John Carlson scores Capitals fifth goal of game vs. Leafs
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Caps rally big, finish with Ovechkin OT winner
The Capitals had to dig themselves out of a deep hole against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday. Ultimately, the Caps completed the comeback in overtime for the 6-5 win.
Orlov pulls Capitals even with Maple Leafs with goal
Orlov pulls Capitals even with Maple Leafs with goal
Evgeny Kuznetsov breaks scoring drought with goal vs. Leafs
Evgeny Kuznetsov breaks scoring drought with goal vs. Leafs
Brooks Orpik shoves Leo Komarov
Orpik wants none of Komarov's shenanigans after goal
Auston Matthews delivered an incredible pass to Leo Komarov, who scored on Philipp Grubauer. Brooks Orpik wanted nothing to do...
T.J. Oshie ties game up vs. Toronto, 2-2
T.J. Oshie ties game up vs. Toronto, 2-2
Justin Williams goal gives Capitals 1-0 lead over Toronto
Justin Williams goal gives Capitals 1-0 lead over Toronto
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
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One stat that illustrates Ovechkin's dominance
You know Alex Ovechkin is dominant. Here's a stat that shows just how much.
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby
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Crosby beats out Ovechkin to become All-Star division captain
Last year Alex Ovechkin was named the Metropolitan Division team captain for the All-Star game, but was beaten out in this year's vote by rival Sidney Crosby.
Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky
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Caps vs. Maple Leafs game time, how to watch, open thread
Caps trail the Leafs heading into the third period. Can they pull off the comeback? Watch it LIVE on CSN.
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
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Caps lead the NHL in incredibly important stat
The Capitals now lead the NHL in over very important statistic. Best of all, the success isn't one individual. 
Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews
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Caps' top priority against Toronto: Shutting down Auston Matthews
Auston Matthews is living up to the hype. How will he fare against the Caps' defense Tuesday? (7:00 p.m., CSN).
Week 15: Capitals Top 5 Plays of the Week
The Washington Capitals finished off the 2016 calendar year with some extra-period hockey and lots of goals. Take a look at the...
Taylor Chorney
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Chorney remains in Caps' lineup for tilt with Leafs
Taylor Chorney will suit up in back-to-back games for the first time since March.
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NHLPA boss 'optimistic' players will participate in Olympics
Despite no change in position from NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, NHL Players Association head Donald Fehr feels more 'optimistic' about the Olympics. 
Washington Capitals forward Lars Eller
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3 bold predictions: Cooling the red-hot Maple Leafs
The Capitals will look to cool the red-hot Maple Leafs on Tuesday who come to Washington on a five-game win streak (CSN, 7:00 p.m.).
John Carlson and Braden Holtby
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Caps' penalty kill has vaulted to 2nd in NHL
Jay Beagle and Co. have yielded just four power play goals in the Caps' last 15 games.
The Washington Capitals
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Power Rankings: Playoffs no longer a given in Washington
A very healthy Washington team sits only fourth in the Metropolitan Division. Where do they stand among the rest of the NHL?
Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner
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Prediction recap: Defense is the best offense against Ottawa
The Capitals are 1-0 in 2017 thanks to a big offensive contribution from the defense on Sunday.
Washington Capitals defenseman Taylor Chorney
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Spare defenseman Chorney pushes Caps past the Senators
Playing for just the second time in 10 games, Taylor Chorney delivers big time for the Caps.
1.1.17 Rewind: Chorney nets 1st goal of year to beat Sens
Taylor Chorney scored his first goal of the year for the Capitals. It also turned out to be the game-winner against the Senators...
1.1.17 Highlights: Capitals 2, Senators 1
The Capitals edged the Senators at Verizon Center as Taylor Chorney scored his first goal of the season.
Alzner on blocking shots: 'It's not that bad'
Blocking shots was a major factor for the Capitals' penalty kill against the Ottawa Senators. That's a daunting task, but Karl...
Chorney 'shot it as hard as I could'
Taylor Chorney describes his game-winning goal and the critical penalty kill that sealed the win for the Caps.
Washington Capitals defense Taylor Chorney
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Defense comes up big on both ends in win over Senators
The Capitals defense scored both of Washington's goals on Sunday and came together for a critical penalty kill in the third period to lift the team to the 2-1 win over the Ottawa Sena
Chorney scores on a slapshot from deep to put Caps up 2-1
Taylor Chorney scored an impressive slapshot goal from deep to put the Capitals up on the Senators 2-1.
Alzner scores on Senators seconds after Williams rejected
Karl Alzner scored on a slapshot just seconds after Justin Williams was turned away.
Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana
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Trotz discusses Vrana's demotion, bringin in a 13th forward
The Caps were encouraged by Jakub Vrana’s 12-game stint in Washington, but he was still sent back to the AHL.
Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov
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Caps vs. Senators game time, how to watch, open thread
This one will be a photo finish! Caps and Senators are tied at 1 heading into the third period. Watch it live on CSN or via our live stream page.
Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana
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Caps demote prospect Vrana on Sunday
The Capitals reassigned forward Jakub Vrana back to the AHL.
Ottawa Senators goalie Mike Condon
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3 bold predictions: Caps look to pressure Condon
The Capitals will look to start the New Year off right as they host the Ottawa Senators (CSN, 7:30 p.m.).
12.31.16 Rewind: Caps get revenge in New Jersey
After losing to the Devils two days ago, the Caps went on the road and got their revenge on New Year's Eve.
Who are the best teams in the Metro Division?
For better or worse, the Caps are in a very tough division, so where do they fall among the others?
Caps take out past frustration on Devils
While getting revenge for losing to the Devils two days ago, the Caps also gained some confidence in their 6-2 win Saturday.
12.31.16 Highlights: Caps 6, Devils 2
After losing to the Devils two days ago, the Caps went on the road and got their revenge.
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Caps' Tom Wilson reacts to hit that sent Devils defenseman to hospital
Capitals winger Tom Wilson tried to back off when checking Devils defenseman John Moore, but Moore's head still hit the glass hard. 
Caps' penalty kill was 'outstanding' vs. Devils
After the Caps' 6-2 win over New Jersey, coach Barry Trotz said the team's penalty kill led to momentum and opened the door for...
Caps backup goalie Philipp Grubauer: 'I know my role now'
Caps goalie Philipp Grubauer said despite all the penalties in their 6-2 win over the Devils, everyone truly worked together.
Connolly: Caps 'probably' could have scored more in 6-2 win
The Capitals took their revenge against the New Jersey Devils with a 6-2 win Saturday.
Will Tom Wilson be punished for hit on John Moore?
Devils defenseman John Moore was stretchered off the ice Saturday after a early hit on the boards by Tom Wilson. Will Wilson be...
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Capitals wrap up 2016 with satisfying 6-2 win
After suffering a shootout loss to the Devils Thursday, the Caps got serious revenge in New Jersey.
Marcus Johansson puts finishing touch on Capitals 6-2 win
Five goals would've been plenty for the Caps on Saturday, but Marcus Johansson made it six just for good measure in the third...
Which Caps get hot for the second half of the season?
Will it be Alex Ovechkin, Justin Williams or someone else who steps up in a leadership role for the rest of the season?
Justin Williams joins the goal-scoring party with redirect
Justin Williams used a slick redirect to get himself on the board for the first time and the Caps on the board for the fifth...
Alex Ovechkin nets his 17th goal of season from short corner
Just 33 seconds after a TJ Oshie goal, Alex Ovechkin scored one of his own in New Jersey.
TJ Oshie fires a laser off the rebound for the score
TJ Oshie followed up a rebound with this scorcher for his 11th goal of the season on Saturday against the Devils.
Best-case scenarios for Caps' record in January
The Caps have a challenging December schedule in a competitive division, but can they get to double-digit wins to open the year?