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Yesterday | MSNBC

Ovechkin to play for Russia at World Championships

Things didn't exactly go well for Alex Ovechkin during the season for the Washington Capitals or for Team Russia at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, so now he'll try to find another way to end the season on a winning note.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Ovechkin under fire

"I have to take criticism." No matter how a Washington Capitals ' season ends, who the coach is, how the roster is constructed or which way the team is trying to play, the majority of the criticism levied upon the organization is directed toward Alex Ovechkin .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Players, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Southeast Division

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BleacherReport

How Will Alex Ovechkin Recover from Dream Season That Turned into a Nightmare?

28, "his career is still at least partly defined by the two glaring omissions on his resume: an Olympic gold medal and a Stanley Cup title."

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Players, Summer Olympic, Hunter, Olympics, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

The Washington Post

Oates: Green needs to be 'guiding light'

The Capitals have missed the playoffs for the first time in seven years. What effect might another management change have on the core group of players, including Alex Ovechkin? Regardless of the injuries that befell him, the emergence of other young blueliners and a rotating cast on the depth chart, Green remained a fixture in Washington's top two ... (more)

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CBS Local

EJ Hradek on George McPhee's Future: 'I Think It's Time for a Change'

The Washington Capitals have a decision to make about their future, with specific regard to its involvement with vice president and general manager George McPhee, suddenly working on an expiring contract after 16 seasons with the organization.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

News Observer

DeCock: Eric Staal has to get fans back on his side

It was something he said Thursday night, after a heartless, soulless loss to the Washington Capitals that encapsulated every complaint fans have about this team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, Carolina Hurricanes, Eric Staal, NHL Players, Cam Ward, Washington Capitals

The Washington Post

Breaking down the Capsa UFAs

Examine the Capitals roster and there aren't many players who aren't under contract for next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Braden Holtby, Connor Carrick, Nicklas Backstrom, Philipp Grubauer, NHL Players

Flame For Thought

NHL News And Updates - April 15

Jack Capuano will be back for another season with the New York Islanders. In this article on CBS Sports , it is confirmed that Capuano will be the head coach of the Islanders for at least one more season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Barry Trotz, NHL Players, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Washington Capitals

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Washington Times

Capitals Notes: Team doesn't have many roster decisions to make

The Capitals have limited roster decisions to make this offseason. There are no restricted free agents on the roster and only three players will be unrestricted free agents winger Dustin Penner , center Mikhail Grabovski and goalie Jaroslav Halak .

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The Washington Post

Ovechkin says Capitals are in 'middle of nowhere'

Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates, top center, stands behind right wing Alex Ovechkin , from Russia, in the overtime portion of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Washington.

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Too Many Men On The Site

Rumor: Washington Capitals To Part Ways With McPhee and Oates

Apr 1, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates watches from behind the bench against the Dallas Stars in the second period at Verizon Center.

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The St Paul Journal

Crosby, Ovechkin, Quick capture awards on final day of NHL season

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Questions loom as regular season ends

As the NHL regular season ended Sunday, the rumor mill and speculation began to churn.

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CBC News

Pens' Crosby, Caps Ovechkin win NHL awards

Penguins centre Sidney captured his second career Art Ross trophy on Sunday after leading the NHL in scoring this season with 104 points.

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Capitals Outsider

Photos: Jerseys Off Our Back Ceremony

Despite the awful season, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin were all smiles after the game.

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Prince George Citizen

Lightning earn home-ice edge in 1st round against Canadiens by edging Capitals 1-0 in shootout

The Tampa Bay Lightning wrapped up home-ice advantage for their first-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens by edging the Washington Capitals 1-0 in a shootout Sunday in the regular-season finale.

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CBS Local

Capitals Lose Last Game of Season in Shootout, 1-0

The Tampa Bay Lightning wrapped up home-ice advantage for their first-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens by edging the Washington Capitals 1-0 in a shootout Sunday in the regular-season finale.

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St. Petersburg Times

Lightning wins finale over Capitals, gets home ice for first round

The Lightning wrapped up home-ice advantage for its first-round playoff series against the Canadiens by edging the Capitals 1-0 in a shootout Sunday in the regular-season finale.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Japers' Rink

Saturday Caps Clips: Blackhawks Down

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of last night's 4-0 win over the 'Hawks, Jay Beagle pots two, GMGM's future with the team and more.

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Sports Network

National Hockey League Game Capsules

Jaroslav Halak stopped 34 shots for his first shutout in a Capitals uniform and Jay Beagle scored twice in Washington's 4-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

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