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Road Warrior Capitals Grab Control of Eastern final

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored off a lucky bounce late in the second period as the Washington Capitals seized command of the Eastern Conference final with a lopsided 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday.

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Capitals Beat Bruins 3-1 in Possible Playoff Preview

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Shattenkirk scored the go-ahead goal 56 seconds after the Bruins tied it in the second period, and the NHL-leading Washington Capitals sent Boston to a season-ending 3-1 loss on Saturday that set up a potential first-round playoff matchup between the teams.

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Rangers Defeat Capitals in OT; Face Lightning in Conference Finals

The New York Rangers advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals for the second year in a row via a dramatic overtime Game 7 against the Washington Capitals. And for the second year in a row they came back from a 3-1 deficit to win the series.

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Alex Ovechkin: ‘We Will Come Back and Win the Series’

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin took a page out of Joe Namath and Mark Messier’s book after his team lost to the New York Rangers on Sunday. He guaranteed the Capitals will win in Game 7 on Wednesday and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.

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Washington Capitals Shut Out New York Rangers 1-0

What is it with teams in the playoffs that lead in shots on goal, but lose the game? The New York Rangers outshot the Washington Capitals, but lost 1-0 due to goalie Braden Holtby’s amazing play. The Capitals lead the series 2-1.

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Capitals Defeat Islanders in Game 7

The Washington Capitals finally succeeded in a Game 7. They defeated the New York Islanders 2-1 to advance to the second round against the New York Rangers. It was an amazing game mainly because the referees allowed the players to

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Islanders Fans Vandalized Car and Shouted Slurs, Say Capitals Fans

A group of Washington Capitals fans from New York City experienced a horrible time at the New York Islanders/Capitals game on Sunday. Their team lost the game, but the group claims that Islanders fans vandalized their cars, shouted racial slurs at them, and were overall downright rude.

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Alex Ovechkin Calls Vladimir Putin a ‘Nice Guy’

Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin calls Vladimir Putin a “nice guy” and believes the big man in Moscow would triumph in a free-for-all with the big man in Washington, DC. TMZ caught up with the three-time NHL MVP in Los