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Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with his teamates after scoring a goal as Mike Sislo #32 of the New Jersey Devils looks on during their game at the Prudential Center on December 20, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Holtby, Backstrom Lead Capitals Past Devils

Speed, strength, talent and depth. The Washington Capitals had it all against the New Jersey Devils and it showed.

16 hours ago

John Wall and Alex Ovechkin swap jerseys, er, sweaters once more. (via Monumental Network)

LOOK: The Wizards and Capitals Do Holiday Cards Better Than You

The Wizards and Capitals are filled with holiday cheer, and wearing ugly sweaters in this wacky, festive holiday video. So many laughs to be had. Check it out!

12/19/2014

Michael Chaput #39 of the Columbus Blue Jackets works the puck in front of Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals during the second period of the Blue Jackets 3-2 overtime win at Verizon Center on December 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Beat Capitals 3-2 in Overtime

Nick Foligno scored a power-play goal at 4:41 of overtime, Sergei Bobrovsky had 39 saves, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.

12/11/2014

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Holtby, Ovechkin Help Capitals Beat Lightning 5-3

Braden Holtby made 33 saves, Alex Ovechkin scored twice to break out of a four-game drought, and the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Tuesday night to complete a perfect three-game road trip.

12/09/2014

Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates after scoring a second period goal against the Washington Capitals  at Verizon Center on December 2, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Daniel Sedin Powers Canucks Past Capitals 4-3

Daniel Sedin scored two of Vancouver’s three power-play goals and assisted on the other, and the Canucks defeated the Washington Capitals 4-3 Tuesday night.

12/02/2014

Capitals vs. Coyotes

Lehtera, Schwartz Lead Blues Over Capitals 4-1

The St. Louis Blues have been one of the hottest teams in the NHL, but they were still searching for a complete-game, 60-minute effort.

11/16/2014

John Erskine #4 of the Washington Capitals and Arron Asham #45 of the Pittsburgh Penguins fight during the first period at Verizon Center on December 1, 2011.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Top 5 Capitals Fights in the Past 5 Years

One of the things most hockey fans love about the sport are the fights, and there’s no shortage of that as a Washington Capitals fan.

11/07/2014

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps Suffer First Regulation Loss of Season to Oilers

Ben Scrivens covered up for his teammates’ late defensive lapses to help the Edmonton Oilers hand the Washington Capitals their first regulation loss of the season.

10/23/2014

Chris Tierney of the San Jose Sharks tries to pass the puck around Mike Green (right) of the Washington Capitals during the second period at Verizon Center on Oct. 14, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Rally For Point, Lose in Shootout to Sharks

The Sharks led 3-0 in the first period, 4-1 in the second, and 5-3 late in the third before Washington’s Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored 1:16 apart to tie the game with 4:35 remaining in regulation.

10/14/2014

Alex Ovechkin celebrates after scoring a goal. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Lifts Caps to 4-0 Win Over Bruins

If the Washington Captials can combine Alex Ovechkin’s scoring with strong defense every game, coach Barry Trotz will be enjoying a lot of victories this season.

10/12/2014

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