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Teddy Purcell #16 of the Edmonton Oilers celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal in a shootout against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Edmonton Oilers won, 5-4, in a shootout. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Purcell Helps Oilers Rally Past Capitals 5-4 in Shootout

Teddy Purcell scored the decisive goal in a shootout after Edmonton rallied from a two-goal deficit late in regulation, and the Oilers ended Washington’s seven-game home winning streak with a 5-4 victory Tuesday night.

01/20/2015

Nicklas Backstrom #19 and Brooks Orpik #44 celebrate with goalie Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals after defeating the Philadelphia Flyers 1-0 at Verizon Center on January 14, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Shut out Flyers 1-0 in Holtby’s 20th Straight Start

Braden Holtby’s iron-man run produced another shutout as he made 21 saves in his 20th consecutive start and lifted the Washington Capitals to a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night.

01/14/2015

Head Coach Barry Trotz of the Washington Capitals looks on next to Alex Ovechkin #8. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Trotz: Holtby is a ‘Blue-Collar Battler,’ Ovechkin Realizes He’s Mortal

After an impressive 2-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche, Capitals head coach Barry Trotz says the team is buying into how they have to play.

01/13/2015

R.J. Umberger #18 of the Philadelphia Flyers scores against Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals at 4:22 of the third period at the Wells Fargo Center on January 8, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers defeated the Capitals 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Voracek Sends Flyers to 3-2 Overtime Victory Over Capitals

Jakub Voracek scored 1:28 into overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.

01/08/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 01: Members of the Washington Capitals celebrate with Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals following his game winning goal during the third period of the 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park on January 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Top 5 Capitals Game Winning Goals (So Far) This Season

Nothing electrifies a stadium full of fans like a game winning goal — and there’s been no shortage of that with the Washington Capitals this season.

01/08/2015

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Maple Leafs Beaten 6-2 by Capitals in Coach Horachek’s Debut

Marcus Johansson and Eric Fehr scored two goals apiece, and the Washington Capitals spoiled the debut of Toronto interim coach Peter Horachek with a 6-2 victory over the Maple Leafs on Wednesday night.

01/07/2015

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Capitals Earn 4-3 Win Over Panthers

Alex Ovechkin had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals earned a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Sunday.

01/04/2015

Brooks Orpik #44 of the Washington Capitals lays on the ice after an injury against the New York Islanders during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 29, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps’ Orpik Questionable for Winter Classic

The Washington Capitals could be without defenseman Brooks Orpik for the Winter Classic on Thursday against the Chicago Blackhawks.

12/30/2014

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.

12/21/2014

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

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