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Backstrom Gives Capitals OT Win Over Hurricanes

Washington’s Nicklas Backstrom and Carolina’s Anton Khudobin had a similar opinion of Backstrom’s winning goal.

11/09/2014

Members of the Washington Capitals celebrate a win over the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on November 7, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Capitals defeated the Blackhawks 3-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Caps Score 3 Goals Late in 2nd to Beat Blackhawks

Andre Burakovsky, Marcus Johansson, and Joel Ward scored in a 4:52 span late in the second period, and Washington rallied to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Friday night, ending a five-game losing streak.

11/08/2014

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

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Top 5 Best Alex Ovechkin Moments as a Capital

In honor of Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin breaking the franchise points record on Tuesday, here’s a list of his top five best moments in Ovi’s NHL career.

11/07/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 04:  Curtis Glencross #20 of the Calgary Flames and Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals shove each other during the third period of the Flames 4-3 overtime win at Verizon Center on November 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Flames Beat Capitals, Ovechkin 4-3 in OT

Instead of celebrating his stature as the leading scorer in Washington Capitals history, Alex Ovechkin was forced to talk about another deflating loss.

11/05/2014

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Red Wings Rally to Beat Capitals 4-2

Justin Abdelkader and the Detroit Red Wings came out with a sense of urgency in the third period against the Washington Capitals.

10/30/2014

Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ward Scores 2, Lifts Caps to 3-1 Win Over Flames

Joel Ward scored two goals — including the game-winner — to lead the Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night.

10/26/2014

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

Goalie Justin Peters #35 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Score 3 Goals in SO, Beat Panthers 2-1

Alex Ovechkin played his weakest game of the season, Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz said.

10/19/2014

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

Ovechkin, Holtby Help Capitals Beat Devils, 6-2

Alex Ovechkin scored in his third straight game, Braden Holtby made 26 saves and the Washington Capitals beat New Jersey 6-2 on Thursday night, handing the Devils their first loss.

10/16/2014

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