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  1. Barry Trotz and Forward UsageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... hired Barry Trotz, the big story seems to be how the longtime Nashville Predators coach will work with Alex Ovechkin and the rest of Washington's ultra-skilled players-the likes of which Trotz, with the exceptions of Paul Kariya and (briefly) ...

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  2. How Mike Green can be a game-changer for the CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... and Green managed just over a third of their team's shot attempts (37.5 percent) in those same circumstances. Alex Ovechkin is the key to the offense, but Keith Jones is right: if Trotz can find Green a steady defensive partner and use him in the ...

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  3. Capitals name Barry Trotz coach, ex-Red Wing Brian MacLellan general managerRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Detroit News

    ... Each of McPhee's choices for the job had never previously been a head coach in the NHL. Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has won three league MVP awards and again led the NHL in scoring this season with 51 goals. But the Capitals haven't made it past ...

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  4. Capital Letters: Waiting For GraboRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | NBC Washington

    ... that depth chart may be reconfigured without the need for a trade, especially if Trotz elects to move Alex Ovechkin back to left wing. @AdamVingan If Grabovski doesn't re-sign, and Statsny isn't brought in as a UFA, do you think they move Kuznetsov ...

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  5. After 'scary' conditions last year, Caps won't play in BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | MSNBC

    ... 2011, but the ice conditions were bad to the point that there were puddles. "The ice was soft but it's over," Alex Ovechkin said at the time . "So thank God nobody got hurt everybody feel healthy." Ovechkin was put at risk again when the Capitals ...

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  6. Washington Capitals won't play preseason game in Baltimore this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... in September 2013, but attendance dropped to an announced 7,634. Players - including Capitals star forward Alex Ovechkin - also had issues with the rink and it not being regulation size. There was a delay in the 2013 game when a pane of glass along ...

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  7. Capitals out of Baltimore Hockey ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... with ice melting and puddles forming on the playing surface." Last season, a cracked glass pane crashed onto Alex Ovechkin. Here's colleague Katie Carrera on the conditions from 2013, when the Capitals lost in a shootout to the Bruins: The Baltimore ...

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  8. Alex Ovechkin defends Sochi organizersRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Washington Times

    Capitals star winger Alex Ovechkin defended the organizers of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, who are taking a beating this week after a torrent of criticism over accommodations in the city.

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  9. With John Carlson in, who else could earn Sochi selections?Read the original story

    Jan 2, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... players have represented the Capitals in the Olympics, including former goaltender Olie Kolzig and right wing Alex Ovechkin , who has done so twice. The United States was the first of the 12 nations to announce their team. Roster decisions must be ...

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  10. Caps defenseman John Carlson chosen for Team USA, Winter OlympicsRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... He is also the first Caps player ever to be selected for Team USA. Teammates Nicklas Backstrom (Sweden) and Alex Ovechkin (Russia) will again represent their countries at the Olympics. Marcus Johansson (Sweden) is a candidate as well. Only four NHL ...

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  11. Caps rookie Tom Wilson not suspended for hit on Brayden SchennRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2013 | Washington Times

    ... we see bad hit and you just think like 'Wow, it have to be suspension.' But that hit was clean," teammate Alex Ovechkin said. "Of course, he just outmuscle [Schenn]. Of course, nobody wants to get hurt. We respect each other. We still play for ...

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  12. Washington Capitals Defeat Atlanta Thrashers, 6-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2009 | The Washington Post

    Alex Ovechkin sets up Keith Aucoin for a goal in the second period. After a sluggish start, the Capitals scored four goals in the third period.

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  13. Washington Capitals Beat New York Islanders, 5-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2009 | The Washington Post

    ... ahead 4-3. "I just felt like [Thompson's pass] was coming right for me, so I just waited for it," Green said. Alex Ovechkin, Keith Aucoin and Nicklas Backstrom scored the other goals for the Capitals, whose 101 points mark the fourth time in team ...

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  14. Thomas Boswell: Washington Capitals Are Rocking the Dread, Instead of the RedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2009 | The Washington Post

    ... the chorus, lambasting his team for celebrating a meaningless goal. Losing to the Maple Leafs, albeit without Alex Ovechkin, might have been the most perplexing defeat, but also the most revealing. The Caps played with more intensity and fewer ...

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  15. Washington Capitals Beat Montreal Canadiens, 4-3 in ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2009 | The Washington Post

    ... ls' victory at Verizon Center. The Canadiens were 0 for 2 and the Caps 2 for 2 in the shootout. Caps star Alex Ovechkin finds a way to get off a first-period shot that turned into his 42nd goal. "No, normal goal, not sick," Ovechkin said of the play.

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  16. Trotz returns a homea to WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... and won at least 40 games in seven straight seasons. With the Capitals, Trotz inherits a roster led by forward Alex Ovechkin, who led the NHL with 51 goals last season but had his defensive shortcomings further thrust into the spotlight . "He does ...

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  17. The Caps Struggles This Season Were PredictableRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Japers' Rink

    ... dip in their "on-ice shooting percentage" from well-above average to well-below average. Outside of Alex Ovechkin , whose personal 5v5 shooting percentage was decent, the top line had an abysmal 5v5 "on-ice shooting percentage". To make matters ...

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  18. New Caps coach doesna t have enough hours in the dayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... before a two-year lull forced him away. Now he inherits a Capitals roster built for offensive talents like Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. Among his new pieces, Trotz supported goaltender Braden Holtby, who struggled with confidence issues last ...

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  19. Trotz discusses coaching Ovechkin, CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... become the newest head coach of the Washington Capitals, Barry Trotz phoned his star forward across the world. Alex Ovechkin and Russia had just bludgeoned Finland, 5-2, to capture the IIHF World Championships in Belarus. "I think he was at Mr. ...

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  20. New coach Barry Trotz says Capitals have Stanley Cup potentialRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | Detroit News

    ... and the result was a team that missed the playoffs for the first time in seven years despite 51 goals from Alex Ovechkin. 'I think the important point I was trying to make is that I think the team feels when there's a disconnect,' MacLellan said, ...

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