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4 hrs ago | 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, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Mike Green, NHL Southeast Division

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Anders Lindback will start in goal for Game 1 of playoffsAnders...

Apr 13, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback makes a save on Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom in the third period at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Anders Lindback, NHL Players, Ben Bishop, NHL Southeast Division, Washington Capitals

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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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Mike Green, Brooks Laich, NHL Southeast Division

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, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Connor Carrick, Philipp Grubauer, NHL Players

Sun Apr 13, 2014

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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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Peter LeBlanc, NHL Players, Ryan Malone

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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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Tampa Bay Lightning, Valtteri Filppula, Ondrej Palat

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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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Peter LeBlanc, NHL Players, Ryan Malone

Fri Apr 11, 2014

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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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Players, Jaroslav Halak, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Jay Beagle

MSNBC

NHL on NBCSN: Caps fight Hawks team they could have been

NBCSN continues its coverage of the 2013-14 campaign tonight when the Washington Capitals host the Chicago Blackhawks at the Verizon Center at 7:00 p.m. ET.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa

Blackhhawk up

Game Preview: Chicago Blackhawks Head to D.C to Face Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals

Oct 1, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger shoots the puck against Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby during the second period at the United Center.

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CBS Local

Mike Knuble: Maybe Change Is 'What it Takes' for Capitals

As the Capitals prepare to watch the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs from home for the first time in seven seasons, the logical question to ask is if the window for them to win a championship with roster's current core is closing.

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Japers' Rink

The Noon Number: Three-by-Three for the Third Line

Per Elias : Jason Chimera , Eric Fehr and Joel Ward each recorded one goal and two assists for the Capitals in their 5-2 win at Carolina.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Jason Chimera, NHL Players, Eric Fehr, Joel Ward, Alex Ovechkin

Thu Apr 10, 2014

DC Pro Sports Report

Caps out of playoffs. What next?

The Washington Capitals were officially eliminated from the NHL playoffs last night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin, Karl Alzner, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

The Washington Post

Ita s time to begin playing blame game

If the Capitals fail to make the playoffs, it will be the first time since 2007.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Sergei Fedorov, Joel Ward, Mike Green, Brooks Laich, NHL Players

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Are the Blues limping towards a playoff embarrassment?Are the Blues...

By Mike Poepping of TheHockeywriters.com There's no doubt a mist of worry in the air around St. Louis right now, and it's all been caused by the Blues sliding to their first 3-game losing skid of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, St. Louis Blues, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ryan Miller (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Washington Capitals, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Players

Lincoln Daily News

Capitals Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Win

Washington Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin made history Tuesday night with his 50th goal of the season - but he had what he considered a more important reason to be happy.

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The Washington Post

A look back at Alex Ovechkina s five 50th goals.

The Capitals kept their faint playoff hopes alive last night with a 4-1 win in St. Louis , and Alex Ovechkin reached another milestone in the process.

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BleacherReport

Washington Capitals with the Most to Prove as 2013-14 NHL Regular Season Ends

With the Washington Capitals now realistically headed for the golf courses prior to the beginning of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2006-07, there's no shortage of players that have failed to meet expectations this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Mikhail Grabovski, Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward, Jason Chimera, NHL Players

Washington Times

NHL Capsules

Alex Ovechkin became the 11th player in NHL history to score 50 or more goals in a season five times, and the Washington Capitals kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the slumping St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Tuesday night.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Ovechkin gets 50th goal, Capitals top Blues 4-1

The University of Connecticut men's basketball team plans to fly back home with the national championship that will be celebrated at a campus rally on Tuesday just hours before the women's team plays for... Authorities at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina say a Marine standing guard at the main gate has shot and killed another guard.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Mikhail Grabovski, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, NHL Players, Jaroslav Halak

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