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Ovechkin Nets 50th Goal, Capitals Top Blues

Alex Ovechkin became the 11th player in NHL history to score 50 or more goals in a season five times, and the Washington Capitals kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the slumping St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Tuesday night.

04/08/2014

Alex Ovechkin (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Looking At Caps Playoff Chances

Even if the Washington Capitals go undefeated in the final four games of the season, the chances of Adam Oates’ club sneaking into the playoffs is less than 50-50.

04/07/2014

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby reacts after giving up a shorthanded goal to the Dallas Stars' Ryan Garbutt in the third period during an NHL game at Verizon Center on April 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Caps Lay Egg at Home in 5-0 Loss to Stars

Tyler Seguin scored his 33rd goal, Dustin Jeffrey got his first two of the season, and the Dallas Stars routed the Washington Capitals 5-0 Tuesday night in a game between a pair of ninth-place teams trying to leapfrog into a playoff spot.

04/01/2014

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Predators Beat Capitals 4-3 in Shootout

This time, the shootout win went to the Nashville Predators.

03/31/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: Goalie Jaroslav Halak #41 of the Washington Capitals sits in the net after Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings scored a goal to give the Kings a 5-4 shootout win at Verizon Center on March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kings Come Back to Beat Caps 5-4 in Shootout

Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter scored in the shootout, and the Los Angeles Kings came back after allowing Alex Ovechkin’s two early power-play goals to beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Tuesday night.

03/25/2014

Jay Beagle and the Caps may just have postseason life after all. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Caps Just Might Keep Playoff Streak Going

Give the Capitals credit. After another of their trademark slow starts, they have been playing well for a month, having continued the 5-2-1 surge they mounted before the 18-day Olympic break with a 7-4-2 record […]

03/25/2014

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Caps End San Jose Skid With Shootout Win vs. Sharks

Nicklas Backstrom scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Washington Capitals to their first win in San Jose in more than 20 years, 3-2 over the Sharks on Saturday night.

03/23/2014

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals celebrates his game-winning power play goal at 2:44 of the third period against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center on March 18, 2014 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ovi’s Go-Ahead Goal Pushes Capitals Past Ducks

With the Anaheim Ducks bearing down on him all night, Jaroslav Halak couldn’t relax for even a moment in front of the Washington Capitals’ net until the horn sounded on another victory.

03/19/2014

Alex Ovechkin makes his tourney picks. (Credit: @MonumentalNtwrk)

How Alex Ovechkin Makes NCAA Tournament Selections (Video)

Alex Ovechkin filled out an NCAA Tournament bracket for a Monumental Network video, the highlights of which – sports logic free – are noted here (Video).

03/18/2014

Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals shoots the puck past goalie James Reimer #34, Tyler Bozak #42, and Dion Phaneuf #3 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during the first period at Verizon Center on March 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. The puck bounced off the skate of Jason Chimera #25 for a goal credited to Chimera. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Double Up Maple Leafs 4-2

Troy Brouwer scored two goals and the Washington Capitals scored three times in the first period before holding on for a 4-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday.

03/16/2014

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