Since his arrival, the success of Adam Oates has been tied to Alex Ovechkin. Which means ...
Former Caps goaltending prospect Semyon Varlamov and the Colorado Avalanche are back in the playoffs for first the first time since 2010.
For just the second time in NHL history, two teams with at least 107 points will meet in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Team talk

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    WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal of the season Sunday, and the Washington Capitals became the last NHL team to get a win, beating the Buffalo Sabres 3-2. After a fruitless first week, Ovechkin found the net with a one-timer from the left circle on a...
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    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Ilya Kovalchuk scored 4:39 into overtime, and the New Jersey Devils won their third straight game to start the lockout-shortened season, 3-2 over the winless Washington Capitals on Friday night. Kovalchuk took a pass from defenseman Marek Zidlicky low in...
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    WASHINGTON (AP) Andrei Markov's resurgence continued with a goal and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens cruised to a 4-1 win Thursday night over the Washington Capitals, who are 0-3 for the first time in nearly two decades. Finally healthy after twice tearing the ACL...
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    WASHINGTON (AP) Two games, two losses for Alex Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals and first-time NHL head coach Adam Oates. Winnipeg's Evander Kane and Blake Wheeler each provided a goal and an assist Tuesday night, and the Jets suddenly transformed into an offensive...
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    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Martin St. Louis and Eric Brewer each scored two goals as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 6-3 in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. St. Louis added an assist, while Vincent Lecavalier and Cory Conacher also scored goals...
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    Despite conflicting reports of doom and victory, the NHL and its players talked well into the night Saturday.
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    Comments (2)
    The NHLPA is taking its time reviewing the league's 288-page proposal.


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    Team Schedule

    4/13vs. TBL 0-1
    4/11vs. ChiW 4-0
    4/10CarW 5-2
    4/8StLW 4-1
    4/5NYIW 4-3
    4/4NJL 1-2
    4/1vs. DalL 0-5
    3/30NshL 3-4
    3/29vs. BosL 2-4
    3/25vs. LAL 4-5
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    Team Stats

    Washington Capitals Regular Season Stats
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    Skater Stats
    CNicklas Backstrom82186179
    RWAlex Ovechkin78512879
    RWJoel Ward82242549
    CMarcus Johansson8083644
    RWTroy Brouwer82251843
    LWJason Chimera82152742
    DMike Green7092938
    DJohn Carlson82102737
    CMikhail Grabovski58132235
    LWDustin Penner67142135
    Goaltender Stats
    Jaroslav Halak5229382.2529137
    Braden Holtby4826562.8523154
    * = Rookie Player
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