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  1. Capitals vs. Islanders: Round 1, Game 3Read the original story

    7 min ago | Japers' Rink

    The Capitals hope to carry some momentum from a big Game 2 victory into their first playoff visit to the Coliseum Per Alex Prewitt , Barry Trotz has returned to sanity and put Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom back together again for Game 3, after the two sparked Friday night's comeback. Andre Burakovsky and Michael Latta remain in the pressbox for the team's first trip to Nassau Coliseum, and it does sound like Braden Holtby is ready to go - for real this time.

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  2. Today's 8-Bit Capitals Lines: Reunited and It Feels So GoodRead the original story

    7 min ago | Japers' Rink

    Per Alex Prewitt , Barry Trotz has returned to sanity and put Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom back together again for Game 3, after the two sparked Friday night's comeback. Andre Burakovsky and Michael Latta remain in the pressbox for the team's first trip to Nassau Coliseum, and it does sound like Braden Holtby is ready to go - for real this time.

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  3. Capitols vs. Islanders game 3 TV channel, game time, odds live...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Mississippi Press

    Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera celebrates with left wing Alex Ovechkin , from Russia, and center Brooks Laich after Chimera's goal during the third period against the New York Islanders in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-3.

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  4. Capitals goalie Holtby healthy, ready for Game 3 at IslesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Putnam County Sentinel

    ... to Holtby starting Sunday. But he did acknowledge that the goalie looked fine during a brief practice. The Alex Ovechkin-led Capitals responded from a listless performance in the opener, by regaining their puck-possession presence over the final two ...

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  5. Islanders Look To Take Lead In Series Vs. CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... to Holtby starting Sunday. But he did acknowledge that the goalie looked fine during a brief practice. The Alex Ovechkin-led Capitals responded from a listless performance in the opener, by regaining their puck-possession presence over the final two ...

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  6. Capitals regulate Islanders 4-3 in Game 2Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The China Post

    Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists, and Alex Ovechkin scored once, leading the Washington Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer past the New York Islanders 4-3 Friday to level their first-round playoff series at one game each. After Washington's two stars - Ovechkin led the NHL in goals, Backstrom was No.

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  7. Eric Fehr does it all for the CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... an author was new. So he kept it simple. He said hello, opened the book and began to read. Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates his second-period goal with teammates as Washington plays the New York Islanders in Game 2 of their Eastern ...

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  8. Capitals even series against IslandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times Herald-Record

    So what if the Washington Capitals' goalie was a last-minute rookie replacement, making his second NHL appearance all season? So what if Alex Ovechkin's club had played nearly 5 1/2 periods without ever holding a lead, and was facing a two-goal hole that was getting close to putting Washington in a two-game series deficit against the Islanders? So ... (more)

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  9. After emotional win, confident Capitals hit the road for Games 3-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... growing louder with each offensive-zone occupation as the rally - from defenseman Karl Alzner and forward Alex Ovechkin's second-period goals, to center Nicklas Backstrom's power play blast early into the third - continued. The Islanders figure ...

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  10. Capitals rally past Isles to even seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    So what if the Washington Capitals' goalie was a last-minute rookie replacement, making his second NHL appearance all season? So what if Alex Ovechkin's club had played nearly 51 2 periods without ever holding a lead, and was facing a two-goal hole that was getting close to putting Washington in a two-game series deficit against the New York Islanders? So what if those Islanders seemed to block every shot at one end, then turn every odd-man rush into a goal at the other? Sometimes a group that will try new things when the going gets tough, the Capitals were determined to stay the course this time.

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  11. The Capitals won Game 2 with an avalanche of momentum and a refusal to panicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... just when this one mounted its rally. "That's a big difference between this year and a couple years ago," Alex Ovechkin said. "We were down 3-1 in the playoffs - it's very hard to come back and win the game. But we can say it's totally different ...

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  12. Ovechkin, Backstrom lead Caps past Isles 4-3 in Game 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    So what if Alex Ovechkin's club had played nearly 5 1/2 periods without ever holding a lead, and was facing a two-goal hole that was getting close to putting Washington in a two-game series deficit against the New York Islanders? So what if those Islanders seemed to block every shot at one end, then turn every odd-man rush into a goal at the other? Sometimes a group that will try new things when the going gets tough, the Capitals were determined to stay the course this time. Nicklas Backstrom delivered a goal and two assists, and Ovechkin scored once, leading the Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Islanders on Friday night that evened the first-round playoff series at 1-all.

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  13. Caps tie up seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom helped make a winner of a rookie replacement goalie making his second start all season for the Washington Capitals. Reunited on Washington's top line, Backstrom delivered a goal and two assists, and Ovechkin scored once, leading the Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer to a 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night that evened the first-round playoff series at a game apiece.

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  14. Canadiens double playoff lead with OT winRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    ... Islanders. Trailing by a pair of goals late in the second period, the Capitals received unanswered goals by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Jason Chimera to pull out the victory and even the Eastern Conference first-round series 1-1. Overcoming ...

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  15. Caps' stars help rookie even seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom helped make a winner of a rookie replacement goalie making his second start all season for the Washington Capitals. Reunited on Washington's top line, Backstrom delivered a goal and two assists, and Ovechkin scored once, leading the Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer to a 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night that evened the first-round playoff series at a game apiece.

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  16. NHL Playoff CapsulesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists, and Alex Ovechkin scored once, leading the Washington Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer past the New York Islanders 4-3 Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game apiece. After Washington's two stars - Ovechkin led the NHL in goals, Backstrom was No.

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  17. Capitals find offense in time to even first-round seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists, and Alex Ovechkin scored once to rally the host Capitals past the Islanders 4-3 on Friday night to even their Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series at a game apiece. After Washington's two stars - Ovechkin led the NHL in goals, Backstrom was No.

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  18. Thrust into emergency situation, Philipp Grubauer earns win in first NHL playoff gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... situation. That's what I liked about Philipp is he came in and played and did a good job." Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates his second-period goal with teammates as Washington plays the New York Islanders in the second game of the Stanley ...

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  19. Capitals rally to even seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists and Alex Ovechkin scored once, leading the Washington Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer past the New York Islanders 4-3 Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game apiece. After Washington's two stars -- Ovechkin led the NHL in goals, Backstrom was No.

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  20. LOVERRO: Philipp Grubauer helps bail out Capitals on short-term noticeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... We needed this." Grubauer seemed to gain confidence from his teammates and then shut New York down, while Alex Ovechkin cut the lead to 3-2 late in the second period, following by the game-tying goal by Backstrom and the game-winner from Jason ...

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