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  1. Strong third propels Red Wings past CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... scored Washington's goals, both in the second as the Capitals took a 2-1 lead. Braden Holtby made 17 saves. Alex Ovechkin, Washington's usually prolific goal-scorer, didn't have a point for a fifth straight game, the longest such drought of his ...

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  2. a Bag skatea for struggling CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... scoring chances as the Detroit Red Wings, but when we made a mistake it ended up in the back of the net." So Alex Ovechkin , kept without a point over a career-high five games, worked on his one-timer on the empty ice while most teammates still ...

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  3. NHL: 4 stories from Wednesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    It's been an October to forget for Alex Ovechkin . After scoring five goals and six points in four games to start the season, the Washington Capitals ' star left-winger is without a point in his last five outings, the longest drought of his nine-plus NHL seasons.

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  4. Capitals vs. Red Wings Recap: Skid Hits Two, Caps Fall 4-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Japers' Rink

    ... games. Prior to tonight's game, there was much discussion about Barry Trotz 's new lines, which separated Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom for the first time this year... and put Joel Ward on the top line. Now, we love Joel Ward. We adore Joel ...

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  5. Postgame: Turnovers doom Caps in loss vs. Red WingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... over the next seven, the Capitals have plenty of issues to address within the comforts of Verizon Center. Alex Ovechkin's point drought reached a career-high five games, though his shots on goal (seven) matched the aggregate from the past four ...

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  6. Capitals vs. Red Wings QuickCap: Washington Gives Away a Point or TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Japers' Rink

    ... game en route to a 4-2 loss. Look for our full recap later, but first, Wednesday night's Plus/Minus: Plus : Alex Ovechkin 's shot generation. Much has been made of the captain's recent shooting slump , but Ovechkin fired seven shots on goal in this ...

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  7. Capitals-Wings: Game 9 discussion threadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Wednesday night, Washington Capitals return home for a primetime NBC matchup with Detroit , one of six at Verizon Center over their next eight, following a topsy-turvy western Canadian road trip that saw arguably their most complete victory of the season in Calgary and then a dud in Vancouver. Once again, Coach Barry Trotz rejiggered his line combinations, separating Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, promoting Andre Burakovsky to top-line center and quite possibly positioning Tom Wilson for his NHL season debut.

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  8. Red Wings-Capitals has look of a classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    ... with Detroit. Both coaches have a reputation for always having their teams ready to compete. Washington's Alex Ovechkin and Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk are the top Russian players in the NHL. Both are game-changers. Datsyuk is a sorcerer with the puck ...

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  9. Ovechkin looks to break four-game scoreless streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    As the Washington Capitals crowded around the dry-erase board for some last-minute preparation Wednesday morning, Alex Ovechkin stood near center-ice with his new linemate, 19-year-old rookie Andre Burakovsky. He pointed toward the boards and discussed different situations, hoping the pair could quickly get onto the same page.

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  10. Wilson game-time decision vs. DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    ... be big." Fehr, meanwhile, would be scratched for the first time this season. He has played right wing beside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, and centered Jason Chimera and Joel Ward, averaging over 17 minutes per game with two assists. His ...

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  11. PREVIEW: Red Wings-CapitalsRead the original story

    Wednesday | CBC News

    ... Detroit and its league-best penalty kill visits the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night looking to hold Alex Ovechkin without a point for a fifth straight game. The Red Wings (4-2-2), who have reached the playoffs in each of the last 23 seasons, ...

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  12. NHL on NBCSN: Caps, Red Wings battle after hotly contested 13-14 seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MSNBC

    ... in the lead-up to tonight's game though. He also attempted to balance the Capitals' line by breaking up Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom . Rookie standout Andre Burakovsky is now projected play alongside Ovechkin and Joel Ward . "We need some ...

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  13. The Hill | Detroit Red Wings At Washington CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Octopus Thrower

    ... . Washington Capitals lost to the Vancouver Canucks in their last game and will be looking to rebound as well. Alex Ovechkin is always dangerous when on the ice and the much criticized Mike Green has been phenomenal for them so far.

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  14. Work In Progress: Optimus LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Japers' Rink

    ... being the Capitals' best option for the vacant wing position on the top line, and (when together) the line of Alex Ovechkin , Backstrom, and Fehr has been a dominant force of puck possession. When Fehr and Backstrom have been on the ice together the ...

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  15. Andre Burakovsky promoted to Capsa top lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    The rapid ascension of Andre Burakovsky continued Tuesday, when the rookie learned he would center the Washington Capitals' top line beside Alex Ovechkin. They had only skated together for less than nine minutes over eight games this regular season.

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  16. Morning Skate: Wings vs CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Winging It In Motown

    ... string the puck through him like he's knitting a quilt. Another point of concern: Keep your eye on number 8. Alex Ovechkin is still the league's best goal-scorer and he knows how to put the puck in. However, get him in his own zone and you've got ...

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  17. Red Wings' penalty killers to be tested by Alex Ovechkin and Washington's potent power...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MLive.com

    Containing Alex Ovechkin and the high-flying Wasihngton power play will be a key for the Red Wings tonight. Sure, the Capitals have many of the same players back from last season, when they split the season series against Detroit as each team got four points.

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  18. 5 Stats That Should Make the Washington Capitals Worried Moving ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | BleacherReport

    ... for giving up goals in bunches. As always, Washington's offense will live and die by the performances of Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, but like every other team, the Caps are much harder to beat when receiving production from all four forward ...

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  19. Barry Trotz shuffles Capitals' top line ahead of Red Wings visitRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Washington Times

    Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward arrived at practice Tuesday morning and saw a red jersey waiting for him in the locker room. Then he saw that Alex Ovechkin and Andre Burakovsky had them, too.

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  20. Tom Wilson rejoins Capitals after brief Hershey stintRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Washington Times

    ... in Trotz 's eyes. Trotz said Tuesday that when he first took the job, he envisioned Wilson playing alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom on the team's top line. "My vision for [ Wilson ] is to be a top-six forward with a bite," Trotz said. " ...

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