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Todd Reirden suggests a change to NHL All-Star Game rule
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Chris Lingebach
January 15, 2020 - 1:52 pm
Despite wanting to coach Ovi in the All-Star Game, Reirden would like to see the NHL change the rule that suspends players for not participating.
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Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom to five-year extension
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Chris Lingebach
January 14, 2020 - 10:24 am
The Capitals drop a big surprise, announcing a new five-year, $46 million contract for Nicklas Backstrom. Let's celebrate his extraordinary career accomplishments!
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Leaders of the comeback, Caps are finding adversity to fight through
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Chris Lingebach
January 10, 2020 - 4:31 pm
The Capitals are statistically the toughest team to put away in the NHL. While all their comeback wins may serve them well in the playoffs, playing from behind so often isn't ideal, either.
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Late-season Metro games will mean 'that much more' for Caps
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Chris Lingebach
January 10, 2020 - 2:21 pm
The Capitals have yet to play their top rival Pittsburgh, a scheduling quirk that will make their late-season division games all the more meaningful in the standings.
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Craig Laughlin thinks Vrana's the Caps' next Peter Bondra
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Chris Lingebach
January 08, 2020 - 6:03 pm
Why Capitals TV color analyst Craig Laughlin sees Jakub Vrana – and his exploding play – as Washington's next Peter Bondra, an all-time Caps great.
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'No-quit mentality' fueled Caps' unfathomable comeback vs. Sharks
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Chris Lingebach
January 07, 2020 - 6:32 pm
The Capitals were never supposed to win Sunday against the Sharks. They were never supposed to come back two goals with under a minute to play. And yet they did.
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Capitals midseason report: The youngsters who've impressed
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Chris Lingebach
January 03, 2020 - 10:49 pm
Craig Laughlin gives his midseason report on the Capitals youngsters who've impressed, and who Washington needs more from on the roster.
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10 years ago, John Carlson became an American hero
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Chris Lingebach
January 03, 2020 - 9:20 pm
John Carlson looks back fondly on his crowning achievement as an amateur, now 10 years later.
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Reirden: Evgeny Kuznetsov 'still a work in progress'
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Chris Lingebach
January 03, 2020 - 7:12 pm
After starting the season off on a sour note, Evgeny Kuznetsov has yet to reach the level of consistency his Capitals coach expects from him, but he’s getting there.
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Capitals' recent swoon nothing to panic over... yet
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Chris Lingebach
January 03, 2020 - 5:15 pm
Lars Eller explains the Caps' recent skid, which includes a two-game losing streak and three losses in their last four games.
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