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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Capitals (L) celebrates a goal with Eric Fehr #16  as Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning reacts at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Jan. 9, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (credit: Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Fehr Scores 2 Goals in Caps Win Over Lightning 4-3

Eric Fehr had two goals, including a tiebreaking redirection with 51.5 seconds left in the third period, as the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Thursday night.

01/09/2014

Nationals officially name Matt Williams the next manager. (Credit: @NationalsPR)

2014 Has To Be Better For D.C. Sport Fans, Doesn’t It?

As the new year in Washington sports begins its first full week, why should we think that 2014 will be better than 2013?

01/06/2014

Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes works the puck around Brooks Laich and Joel Ward of the Washington Capitals during the third period of the Hurricanes' 4-3 overtime win at Verizon Center on Jan. 2, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Skinner’s Hat Trick Helps ‘Canes Hand Caps 3rd Straight Loss

Jeff Skinner scored three goals, including the winner in overtime, and Anton Khudobin made 38 saves in his first start in 2½ months Thursday night in the Carolina Hurricanes’ 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals.

01/02/2014

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ducks Rally Past Capitals in Boudreau’s Return to D.C.

Hampus Lindholm scored the game-winner at 14:24 of the third period and the Anaheim Ducks rallied past the Washington Capitals 3-2 Monday night in coach Bruce Boudreau’s return to the Verizon Center.

12/23/2013

Teammates congratulates an exhausted Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals after Ovechkin scored his 400th career goal on an empty net in the third period against the Carolina Hurricanes during their game at PNC Arena on Dec. 20, in Raleigh, North Carolina. (credit: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Power Play Lifts Capitals Past Carolina, 4-2

Troy Brouwer had a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals scored three power-play goals in the second period of a 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.

12/20/2013

Caps fan Tricia Drummond was hit in the head by a puck during a game against the Flyers at the Verizon Center on Dec. 15, 2013. (Photo from @triciadrummond)

Caps Fan Hit in Head By Puck Watches Comeback Win Before Going to Hospital

Hockey players are known for their toughness, but a Washington Capitals fan showed that hockey fans have a high tolerance for pain, too.

12/16/2013

Mikhail Grabovski #84 of the Washington Capitals scores a goal against the Montreal Canadiens in the third period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Grabovski Helps Capitals Beat Canadiens 3-2 in SO

Mikhail Grabovski tied the score with 5:32 left in the third period and had the go-ahead goal in a shootout to help the Washington Capitals snap their four-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday.

11/29/2013

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards passes against Kenyon Martin #3 of the New York Knicks during the game at the Verizon Center on November 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wall’s 31 Points Help Wizards Beat Knicks 98-89

Taking their poor home-court play on the road, the Knicks allowed Washington’s John Wall to score 31 points and dropped into a last-place tie in the Atlantic Division by getting beaten 98-89 at the Wizards on Saturday night

11/24/2013

Peter Holland #24 of the Toronto Maple Leafs gets past Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals during NHL action at the Air Canada Centre November 23, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (credit: Abelimages/Getty Images)

Maple Leafs Hold on to Beat Caps 2-1 in SO

Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer ended up making 49 saves and Joffrey Lupul scored the winner in the shootout to lift Toronto to a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals.

11/24/2013

File photo of Alex Ovechkin. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Scores in OT, Caps Top Blue Jackets 4-3

Alex Ovechkin put in a rebound 1:34 into overtime Tuesday night, giving the Washington Capitals a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

11/12/2013

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