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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of last night's shutout loss to the Penguins, talking Evgeny Kuznetsov, the GMs meet in Florida and more.
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Four years in the making, since the Caps gambled an NHL first-round draft pick on the mythical young talent known as Evgeny Kuznetsov, Washington fans have waited ... and waited ... and waited some more for the day to finally come when Kuznetsov would don his Caps sweater for the first time.
If we came into this week trending towards a first-round Penguins-Capitals postseason rematch, Pittsburgh has done its part to snuff out the Caps before the NHL's second season can even begin.
Alex Ovechkin vs. Sidney Crosby, the Battle of Pennsylvania, and the two most-played Original Six matchups in NHL history set the stage for "Rivalry Week" on NBC and NBCSN, highlighted by the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday Night Rivalry at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Step into Evgeny Kuznetsov's skates for a minute. You're only 21-years old, you barely speak English, and in the blink of an eye you are whisked off to the United States to play in the National Hockey League.
The Capitals plan to ease Evgeny Kuznetsov into the NHL as much as they can Monday night, starting him on the fourth line against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Alex Ovechkin skates hard down the lane towards Henrik Lundqvist. He receives a beauty of a pass from Nicklas Backstrom, aims the puck top shelf and scores to lift the Capitals up by a goal late in the second period.
The Washington Capitals signed forward Evgeny Kuznetsov to an entry-level contract Saturday, signaling the end of a nearly four-year wait for the highly-touted prospect.
The Flyers have had issues with their discipline. Look no further than Wednesday night's 6-4 victory over the Capitals.
The Post Sports Live crew looks at whether the Capitals' Alex Ovechkin can recover from Russia's early exit from the Olympics and take a different mental approach to the second half of the season.
Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - Marcus Johansson Jason Chimera - Eric Fehr - Joel Ward Troy Brouwer - Chris Brown - Dustin Penner Tom Wilson - Ryan Stoa - Jay Beagle Jack Hillen - Mike Green Karl Alzner - John Carlson Cameron Schilling - Connor Carrick Braden Holtby Jaroslav Halak Wow, the Capitals are a MASH unit.
Loui Eriksson also tallied, Brad Marchand added an empty-net goal and Rask turned aside 16 shots for his 22nd career blanking as the Bruins avenged a 4-2 loss to Washington on Saturday.
Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of last night's lackluster loss to the Bruins, a look back at Deadline Day and more.