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19 min ago | Sportsnet.ca

Report: Ovechkin to join Team Russia at worlds

Alex Ovechkin is expected to join Team Russia at the world championships. Since 2004, he has won two golds, a silver and two bronze medals at the tournament.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, NHL Southeast Division

4 hrs ago | NBC Washington

'Game Over' for Green With Caps?

The defenseman took the NHL by storm as a faux-hawked dynamo in 2007, his smooth-skating ability and penchant for late-game dramatics leading the Capitals back to respectability from the back end.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Jack Hillen, John Carlson, John Erskine, Karl Alzner, Dmitry Orlov, NHL Players

8 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Hockey Canada announces first group of 20 players for world championship

Canada's Jason Chimera celebrates his goal against Norway during their World Ice Hockey championship match in the town of Mytischi, outside Moscow, Monday, April 30, 2007.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, NHL Hockey, Jason Chimera, NHL Players, Edmonton Oilers, Ben Scrivens, Ottawa Senators

12 hrs ago | Cardiac Cane

Friday Carolina Hurricanes Report

Apr 10, 2014; Raleigh, NC, USA; Carolina Hurricanes forward Manny Malhotra and the Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson get ready for a face off during the game at PNC Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chris Terry, NHL Southeast Division, Manny Malhotra, Carolina Hurricanes, NHL Players, Marcus Johansson

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, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Southeast Division

PennLive.com

Washington Capitals prospect Chandler Stephenson enjoys productive pro debut with Hershey Bears

However, in Wednesday night's loss to the Norfolk Admirals at Norfolk Scope, Chandler Stephenson did the same thing in a productive pro debut.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Watkins, Cameron Schilling, Ryan Potulny, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

Japers' Rink

Sittin' at the End of the (Capitals) Bar: The Washington Capitals Against the Playoff Field

The Peerless takes a look at the Caps' season against the 16 clubs in the Stanley Cup playoff field and how the Caps stacked up against the best the league had to offer.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, Kari Lehtonen, NHL Players

The Washington Post

This fan is proud to show his true colors

Caps fan Brian Sealock has a relatively unique way of showing his fandom for the Washington Capitals.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Braden Holtby, Tom Wilson, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division, World News

PennLive.com

Fan Line: Is any high school coach safe? NHL athletes are the best

Center Peter LeBlanc, left, made his NHL debut for the Washington Capitals in Sunday's 1-0 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning at Verizon Center in Washington.

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Japers' Rink

All Aboard: Finding Your Playoff Bandwagon

A handy primer to help you figure out which teams you should and should not root for as the postseason gets underway.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, NHL Hockey

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Japers' Rink

Top 10 Reasons McPhee Should be Fired

A long forgotten trade, but perhaps one of the worst. On paper, not bad. In the locker room, a disaster.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New Jersey Devils, Dainius Zubrus, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Richard Zednik (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Michael Latta, Martin Erat

Washington Times

Capitals, Mike Green may be reaching a 'game over' situation

Capitals defenseman Mike Green last missed the Stanley Cup playoffs when he was a second-year pro who had just competed his first full NHL season in 2007.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mike Green, NHL Players, John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Dmitry Orlov, Nate Schmidt

Patch.com

Washington Capitals Player Joel Ward to Throw Out First Pitch on Jackie Robinson Day at Nats Game

The Washington Capitals , in conjunction with the Washington Nationals , announced Wednesday that forward Joel Ward will throw out the ceremonial first pitch Thursday on Jackie Robinson Day at Nationals Park .

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Related Topix: Sports, Joel Ward, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball

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, Alex Ovechkin

Blackhhawk up

Dump & Chase- Stanley Cup Playoff Eve

Apr 11, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Sheldon Brookbank passes the puck as Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward chases in the second period at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Sheldon Brookbank, NHL Central Division, NHL Players, Joel Ward, NHL Southeast Division

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, Nicklas Backstrom

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, Alex Ovechkin

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

BleacherReport

Why the Washington Capitals Shouldn't Clean House This Offseason

For the Washington Capitals , to say that missing the postseason for the first time in seven years is embarrassing would be a gross understatement, because much more was expected of this team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Mike Green, Jay Beagle, NHL Southeast Division

PennLive.com

Hershey Bears on Tyson Strachan waivers watch; Washington Capitals prospect Chandler Stephenson making Norfolk trip

Tyson Strachan was scheduled to get on the team bus and make the trip to Norfolk, Va., with the Hershey Bears on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyson Strachan, NHL Players, Peter LeBlanc, Julien Brouillette, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division

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