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  1. Ovechkin leaves practice early; Laich and Green out vs. NYIRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The morning's practice hadn't yet begun before forward Alex Ovechkin retreated into the locker room at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, a precautionary measure after incurring an "upper-body tweak," as the team called it, putting into question his availability for Wednesday night's matchup against the New York Islanders. The Capitals will fly into Long Island later Tuesday afternoon, and Coach Barry Trotz said Ovechkin, the team's captain and leading goal-scorer, will make the trip.

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  2. Washington Capitals: Ten Facts to Impress Your FriendsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Japers' Rink

    ... at 5-on-5 of plus-63 (all numbers from war-on-ice.com). Last season through 20 games the Nicklas Backstrom / Alex Ovechkin pair was a combined 22-23-45, minus-11. This season through 20 games the pair is a combined 14-23-37, minus-7. Last season ...

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  3. Caps hope a chaosa can end power play shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Islanders. Defenseman John Carlson typically plays the point spot on the second unit, with Niskanen occupying Alex Ovechkin's spot behind the left faceoff circle, but Carlson had just skated when Johansson drew the hooking, so with Green in the ...

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  4. The good, bad and ugly for the Caps through 20 gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... of Ward, Chimera and Eric Fehr was responsible for 31 even-strength points , second only to the top line of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson (36 points). Plus, when Ward and Chimera were on the ice for the same even-strength ...

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  5. LOVERRO: Dennis Maruk, legendary Capitals scorer, gets his due in pop-culture flashbackRead the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    ... in the 1980s highlighting a Caps player, when now the star of that same franchise is a Russian player, Alex Ovechkin, who is good friends with the Russian president who is at odds with America. Maruk was the Ovechkin of his time, a scoring machine ...

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  6. Caps Bemoan Lack Of Crease PresenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NBC Washington

    ... goals, but the second opportunity was right there but we didn't put our body in front of the net," forward Alex Ovechkin said. "It was a good lesson [of] what we have to do when we're going to have that kind of opportunities, that kind of chances to ...

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  7. Capitals keep firing but fall 2-1 to BuffaloRead the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    ... being outshot 44-26, getting a goal after a perfect bounce off the back wall and surviving eight shots from Alex Ovechkin - including one that banged off the post. "I'm not a big believer in luck. I believe the harder you work the luckier you get, ...

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  8. Lowly Sabres win 3rd in rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... being outshot 44-26, getting a goal after a perfect bounce off the back wall and surviving eight shots from Alex Ovechkin, including one that banged off the post. "I'm not a big believer in luck," Nolan said. "I believe the harder you work, the ...

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  9. The calm before the lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    ... and breakout turnovers playing toward Buffalo's favor, until his top line offered some encouragement. With Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson on the ice, the Capitals were overmatching the Sabres' defensemen, with Ovechkin getting the ...

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  10. Capitals easing up on referees under Barry TrotzRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MSNBC

    ... power play. Last season, they finished tied for top spot in the league along with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Alex Ovechkin scored 24 of his 51 goals with the man-advantage. This year, with their new approach toward officials, the Capitals remain ...

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  11. Buffalo Sabres Prepare To Battle Washington CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Sabre Noise

    ... (or perhaps both) continue their hot streaks as of lately? Can the Buffalo Sabres contain the offense of Alex Ovechkin and the like? Be sure to catch tonight's game as the Buffalo Sabres and Washington Capitals face off at 7 p.m. If you don't feel ...

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  12. Another one bites the dustRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Mile High Hockey

    The Washington Capitals dropped the Colorado Avalanche to 4-4-5 in one-goal games with a 3-2 win on Thursday night in Denver. This, the latest in a season full of frustrating losses, came at a steep price as the Avs lost Alex Tanguay to a serious jaw injury on a rocket shot by Washington's Alex Ovechkin in the second period.

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  13. Dear NHL, Please STOP Considering 3-on-3 OvertimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Flame For Thought

    Nov 4, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Calgary Flames center Sean Monahan scores the game-winning goal on Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby as Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin defends in overtime at Verizon Center. The Flames won 4-3 in overtime.

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  14. Capitals PA Announcer Wes Johnson Simulates Ovi-to-Ovi-to-Ovi CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | CBS Local

    Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his game winning goal against goalie Reto Berra #20 of the Colorado Avalanche in the third period at Pepsi Center on November 20, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Capitals defeated the Avalanche 3-2.

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  15. Alex Ovechkin's awesome game-winner was No. 1 play on SportsCenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Alex Ovechkin's awesome game-winner was No. 1 play on SportsCenter Alex Ovechkin's awesome game-winning goal was Sportscenter's best in Thursday's Top 10 plays.

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  16. Ovechkin's late goal lifts Capitals over AvalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Philly.com

    Alex Ovechkin scored late in the third period, Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Thursday night. Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist, Jason Chimera also scored and Ovechkin added an assist for the Capitals.

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  17. Capitals Capsize Avs Winning Streak With 3-2 VictoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Mile High Sticking

    Nov 20, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin brings the puck up the ice against Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda during the third period at Pepsi Center. The Capitals won 3-2.

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  18. Postgame: Capitals deem road trip a pretty successfulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Washington Post

    ... nine road games, steeled themselves in the escape act. After twice watching one-goal leads disappear, forward Alex Ovechkin's solo effort put Washington ahead for good, but it was the entire third period, in which the Capitals stumbled back onto ...

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  19. Alex Tanguay hit by Alex Ovechkin shot, out with jaw injury in Avs' loss to CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Denver Post

    Alex Tanguay heads straight to the locker room with a jaw injury after getting hit by an Alex Ovechkin shot in the second period Thursday in Denver. The Avalanche were without Alex Tanguay in the third period Thursday, just as the Capitals ruined a homecoming behind Alex Ovechkin's amazing effort for the winner in a 3-2 victory at Colorado.

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  20. Capitals vs. Avalanche Recap: Stars Shine as Caps Top Avs, 3-2Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Japers' Rink

    ... Nicklas Backstrom got the Caps on the board. It came about after a nice little bit of role reversal, with Alex Ovechkin corralling a loose puck from skate to stick, then threading a beauty of a pass across the ice to Backstrom, who fired it past ...

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