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Caps set record in season finale loss

After a season during which they never seemed to find consistency or an identity, Sunday afternoon the Capitals went out, appropriately, with a whimper. Washington’s 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning marked t...
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Washington stomped by surging Bruins

The Washington Capitals needed to prove their playoff worthiness Saturday afternoon when they met the white-hot Boston Bruins in front of a home crowd hungry for the postseason. Despite the obvious motivation, ...
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Bruins roll over Caps in 3-0 loss

The Washington Capitals put on a sleepy performance Thursday night when they visited TD Garden for the second time this week. The Boston Bruins, who sit atop the Atlantic division and second place in the Easter...
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Caps lose their cool, drop game to Flyers

Dmitry Orlov could have been the hero in the Caps matinee game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday. Instead, he and the Capitals found a new way to lose a two-goal lead. This time, though, they couldn’t m...
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Ovi nets 40th; Caps bomb Jets

The Capitals bested the hottest team in the league Thursday night with a 4-2 win over Winnipeg. Going into their game against Washington, the Jets had posted a 9-2 record since replacing coach Claude Noel with ...
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Backstrom, Holtby Lift Caps Past Rangers

The game came down to a battle between countrymen both vying for the extra point that would boost their respective teams in the standings and that could very well end up being the deciding factor between a play...
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Desperate Caps need answers, not excuses

The Capitals forfeited a pair of points Tuesday night, allowing the Carolina Hurricanes to further distance themselves at the top of the Southeast Division. The Canes skated away with a 4-0 win and now have a c...
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Leonsis, Capitals eager for fresh start

For 113 excruciating days, hockey fans endured the NHL’s third work stoppage in less than two decades. As the lockout dragged on for months, anger over the situation turned to pessimism and, in some cases, apat...