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Lars Eller missed the delivery of his newborn son Alexander so he could get out of quarantine earlier: 'That was a sacrifice I made'The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Montreal Canadiens' Head Coach Claude Julien Rushed To Hospital, Not Expected To Rejoin Team Before End Of Philadelphia SeriesCanadiens head coach Claude Julien was rushed to a Toronto hospital Wednesday night following his teams Game 1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers, GM Marc Bergevin said Thursday.

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Nicklas Backstrom is in concussion protocol and will not play in Game 2The Capitals will be without one of their top players for Game 2 as Nicklas Backstrom has already been declared out by Todd Reirden.

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Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom 'in protocol,' out for Game 2 vs. IslandersBackstrom took a hit early in Game 1 from Anders Lee of the Islanders.

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Tom Wilson On Backstrom Hit: "I Definitely Think It's Fuel For The Fire"The Washington Capitals Tom Wilson met with the media following the Capitals practice on Thursday.

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Todd Reirden announces Nicklas Backstrom will miss Game Two due to injuryThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Nicklas Backstrom Will Not Play In Game 2, "He Is In Protocol"Washington Capitals’ center Nicklas Backstrom will not play in Game 2 of the Capitals first round series with the New York Islanders.

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Lars Eller Returns To Practice Following Quarantine: a€œIt Wasnt Particularly Fun Sitting In Your Room For Four Days.The Washington Capitals were back to work Thursday morning at the Ford Performance Center in Toronto following their 4-2 loss in Game 1 to the New York Islanders.

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TJ Oshie is also an impressive makeshift goaltenderThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Maryland Black Bears jerseys are available for preorder through August 14The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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The Narrative: Blown Lead, Backstrom Injured and Power UpThree things we're talking about today when we're talking about the Caps.

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Washington Capitals: The cheapest of all shots by Anders LeeLess than three minutes into Game 1 between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders, Anders Lee laid out a late hit on Nicklas Backstrom.

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A Nationals' bobblehead of Dr. Fauci throwing out the first pitch has just been releasedThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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The Stanley Cup Daily  Getting Back on TrackOn Day 2 of the Stanley Cup First Round the Bruins, Islanders, Avalanche, Flyers, and Canucks all emerged victorious.

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Washington Capitals Fall to New York Islanders 4-2Mistakes are something that will always come back to haunt you in the end of hockey games, and the Washington Capitals made too many mistakes in the 4-2 loss to the New York Islanders in NHL action on Wednesday night.

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Losing Nicklas Backstrom would be 'huge trouble' for the CapitalsRadio voice John Walton explains why the Caps certainly won't want to lose Nicklas Backstrom for any amount of time against New York.

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Washington Capitals collapse in the third period in Game 1The Washington Capitals had a two goal lead but were unable to close out the New York Islanders in a 4-2 defeat in Game 1.

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NHL News: Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota Wild, Ottawa Senators, Washington Capitals, and the Carolina HurricanesPierre LeBrun: The Pittsburgh Penguins told the Minnesota Wild that they will be keeping their 2020 first-round pick from the Jason Zucker trade and will be sending them their 2021 first-round pick.

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Capitals Throw Punches But Can't Absorb Them In Loss To IslandersAs Wednesday's Game 1 against the New York Islanders played out, the Caps put their fists away and puttered to a 4-2 loss.

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Thursday Caps Clips: Shake It OffDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps let Game 1 slip away, Anders Lee takes out Nicklas Backstrom with a late hit and more.

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Trouble: numbers for the morning afterThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Report: Anders Lee will not receive supplemental discipline for Nicklas Backstrom hitThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Braden Holtby takes fault on Jordan Eberle's late second period goal: 'That's on me'The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Braden Holtby takes the blame for critical Game 1 mistakesBraden Holtby was the Capitals' best player in the round robin. On Wednesday, he committed two major mistakes that proved to be the difference in Washington's 4-2 Game 1 loss to the New York Islanders and he did not shy away from responsibility afterward.

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Bruins beat Hurricanes 4-3 in 2 OT in game delayed 15 hoursTORONTO — Patrice Bergeron scored early in the second ovetime and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Wednesday in Game 1 of their first-round series that was postponed 15 hours to a rare late-morning start.

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Caps strike early, falter late in Game 1 loss to the IslesBack at it again Caps fans, Jordan Giorgio, JJ Regan and Nick Ashooh got together after a heart breaking Caps loss where Washington looked to have everything in control mid-way through the 2nd period until a late run by the Islanders scoring 4 straight goals to take Game 1 of the series.

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Capitals Outraged After "Predatory" Hit Leaves Nicklas Backstrom Injured in First Game of PlayoffsWashington Capitals star center Nicklas Backstrom was forced to leave the game early after absorbing a late hit from Anders Lee of the New York Islanders.

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Todd Reirden Expects Lars Eller to Be Back for Capitals in Game 2 Vs. IslandersThe Capitals expect Lars Eller to return after he missed Game 1 while awaiting clearance.

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Philipp Grubauer got a shutout*The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Bailey helps Islanders rally to beat Capitals 4-2 in Game 1Trotz didn't see anything wrong with Lee's play in a 4-2 first-round series playoff-opening victory in which the New York captain set the tone with a big hit on Capitals play-making forward Nicklas Backstrom, and then scored a key goal in the Islanders rallying from a 2-0 deficit Wednesday.

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Hurricanes' Head Coach Rod Brind'Amour Fined $25,000 For Calling Officiating "A Joke"The NHL announced on Wednesday that Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind'Amour was fined $25,000 for calling the officials "a joke" after they did not blow the play dead when goaltender Petr Mrazek covered the puck and the Boston Bruins knocked it loose and scored to make it 2-1 just 4:28 into the second.

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Todd Reirden expects Lars Eller to be back for Capitals in Game 2 vs. IslandersThe Capitals expect Lars Eller to return after he missed Game 1 while awaiting clearance.

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The Caps are not happy about Anders Lee's hit on Nicklas Backstrom"It looked real dirty to me," Carlson said. "I think when a guy is kind of coming up and kind of looking back at the pass, I've heard it a lot over the years that they're trying to take that out of the game."

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Capitals call Anders Lee's hit on Nicklas Backstrom late and predatory: 'It looked real dirty'The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Postgame Analytics: Isles Dominate at Even Strength, Down Caps 4-2 in Game 1Photo: @Capitals After jumping out to a 2-0 lead in the second period of Game 1, the Capitals were thoroughly outworked and outplayed at even strength, leading to four unanswered goals by the Islan...

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Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind'Amour fined $25,000 for criticizing NHL and refereesCarolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind'Amour made headlines again on Wednesday for an angry response to gameplay and criticized the NHL and its refs for a controversial call.

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Poor Goaltending Costs the Caps in Game 1Fortunately for the Caps, the mistakes they made in Game 1 are correctable, but teams typically get burned when they hand playoff games away on a platter.

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Two for T.J. a€” Capitals T.J. Oshie Scores Two Power-Play Goals in Game 1 Vs. Islanders; Second Straight Game With a GoalPhoto: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie picked up two power-play goals in the 4-2 Game 1 loss to New York Islanders in the first-round series at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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Capitals Drop Game 1, Allow Four Unanswered by the IslesAfter taking a 2-0 lead, the Capitals dropped their 1st game in regulation to the Islanders after failing to score at even-strength.

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Braden Holtby's rough night, the penalty kill stays perfect and Capitals miss a big opportunityThe Capitals led the New York Islanders 2-0 with 22 minutes remaining in regulation. By the end of the game, Washington has handed a 4-2 loss in Game 1 on Wednesday after two critical mistakes by Braden Holtby.

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T.J. Oshie Strikes Twice On The Power-Play, But Islanders Score Four Unanswered To Take Game 1, 4-2 Over CapitalsAfter an hour delay due to the Boston Bruins' 4-3 double-overtime win over the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 1 of their 2020 Stanley Cup Playoff best-of-seven first-round series, the Washington Capitals fell to the New York Islanders by a score of 4-2 in Game 1 of theirs at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Wednesday afternoon.

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Capitals vs Islanders Game 1 Recap: Islanders Score Four Unanswered in 4-2 WinCaps strike first but only the Isles played a full 60 minutes, NY takes 1-0 series lead.

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Hockey that matters, but also that sucks: Isles beat Caps 4-2The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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T.J. Oshie finds his infant son's sock as a good luck charm ahead of Islanders matchupTJ Oshie's son Campbell brought his dad the luck he needed to start the playoffs.

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TJ Oshie scores twice on power play to give Capitals early leadThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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2 critical mistakes the difference in Caps' Game 1 loss to IslandersThe Capitals looked to be in control with a two-goal lead in the second period, but two critical mistakes gave the New York Islanders life and the 4-2 win in Game 1 on Wednesday.

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Capitals Nicklas Backstrom exits Game 1 against Islanders, will not returnFor the Capitals, the loss of Backstrom hurts now more than ever. With center Lars Eller still under quarantine after returning to the bubble following the birth of a child, the depth at the position is low for Washington.

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Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom Will Not Return for Game 1 Vs. Islanders After Hit From Anders LeeScreencap: @TheReplayGuy Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom will not return for the remainder of Game 1 of the Capitals first-round series against the New York Islanders at Scotiab...

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5 Encouraging Signs for Capitals Fans as NHL Playoffs BeginFive things for Washington Capitals fans to be encouraged about as the Caps prepare to face New York Islanders in the 2020 NHL Playoffs.

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T.J. Oshie scores Caps' first two goals of Stanley Cup playoffs for 2-0 leadOshie's power-play goal gave the Capitals a 1-0 lead in Game 1 versus the New York Islanders.

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Nicklas Backstrom leaves Game One after Anders Lee blindside hitThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals' Tom Wilson Drops Gloves With Islanders' Anders Lee in Physical First PeriodScreencap: @TheReplayGuy Its already getting feisty in Game 1. Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson dropped the gloves with New York Islanders captain Anders Lee in the first-round series...

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Tom Wilson brutally beats up Anders Lee in fightThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals-Islanders gets off to a physical startIf the first period of Game 1 is any indication, this is going to be a very rough, physical series.

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Tom Wilson Dominates Anders Lee In Fight To Start Capitals Vs. Islanders SeriesTom Wilson and Anders Lee dropped the gloves for a good tilt as the Islanders and Capitals start their series with some rough play.

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John Carlson drops gloves after Anders Lee nails Nicklas Backstrom with a blindside hitThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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John Carlson is back, will play in Game OneThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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John Carlson On the Ice for Capitals' Warmups; Will Play In Game 1 Vs. IslandersListed as a game-time decision, Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson was on the ice Wednesday afternoon during warmups ahead of Game 1 of the Capitals' first-round series against the New York Islanders at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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The Capitals broke a light playing sewer ball againThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Shane Gersich: Future Olympian for the US Men's Gymnastics Team?The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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New York Islanders "@" Washington CapitalsPuck drop was originally slated for 3:00 p.m., but with the Hurricanes and Bruins going to overtime, puck drop will likely be delayed—I believe 90 minutes are needed between one game in a particular bubble ending and the next game beginning because the dressing rooms need to be disinfected before the next teams go in, and then the Isles and...

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Capitals vs. Islanders game time: Opener delayed due to at least 2 overtimes for Bruins-HurricanesThe Bruins and Hurricanes are heading into a second extra frame and that will push back the start time of Washington and New York.

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Fallout continues from Penguins' second straight early exit as three assistants let goWhile the Capitals get ready to take the ice for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs against the New York Islanders, their rivals continue to have a rough week.

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Capitals vs. Islanders Game 1 ThreadThe Caps kick off their opening-round series against the Islanders.

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Caps vs Isles pregame: It's for real this timeThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Penguins Begin Making Changes, Will Not Renew Coaching Contracts For Sergei Gonchar, Jacques Martin and Mark RecchiPhoto: NHL via Getty Images The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Wednesday that they would not be renewing the contracts of assistant coaches Sergei Gonchar, Jacques Martin and Mark Recchi.

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Elvis Merzlikins jokingly congratulates Joonas Korpisalo with pallets of water after making playoff-record 85 saves in 5OT gameThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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NHL Playoffs: Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders Series PreviewThe Capitals and Islanders, Metropolitan Division rivals, are set to meet in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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2020 Washington Capitals Playoff OpenReady to run through a brick wall? Playoffs are here, #ALLCAPS fans!

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New York Islanders vs. Washington Capitals Preview: Headed for the distance?The Washington Capitals were among the best NHL clubs this season but didn't show well in the round-robin.

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Wizards, Nationals tweet support for Capitals Stanley Cup pushThe District of Champions are back making sure the DMV is ready to cheer on another Stanley Cup playoff push.

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Rink Roundtable: Round 1 AwaitsThe Rink crew offers up some final thoughts and a few predictions before the Caps officially kick off the first round.

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Washington Capitals: It all starts now in Game 1The Washington Capitals will take on the New York Islanders this afternoon at 3 p.m.

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Penguins can their assistant coaches as GM Jim Rutherford vows 'changes need to be made'The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: New York Islanders vs. Washington Capitals Game 1 start time, live stream, TV schedule, oddsOn Wednesday, the Washington Capitals begin their first-round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Islanders.

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NHL News: Carolina Hurricanes, Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals and the Winnipeg JetsTyler Ennis fractured his leg and had ligament damage. Oskar Lindblom in quarantine in Toronto.

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Get to Know an Islander: Jean-Gabriel PageauAs part of the build-up to the first-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Islanders, Japers' Rink will be looking at some of the important Islander players and how they might impact the series.

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Washington Capitals vs Islanders Series Preview: Looking At The StatsThe 2020 NHL playoffs are finally here. Before they start we're going to look at the stats for the Capitals vs Islanders series.

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Get to Know an Islander: Anthony BeauvillierAs part of the build-up to the first-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Islanders, Japers' Rink will be looking at some of the important Isles players and how they might impact the series.

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Washington Caps ready to 'unleash the fury' in round one of the playoffsThis afternoon, the Washington Capitals return to the ice for round one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: Washington Capitals vs. New York IslandersStanley Cup Playoffs: The New York Islanders knocked off the Panthers in four games. The Washington Capitals went 1-1-1 in their round robin.

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Capitals' Playoff Success Could Ride on Jakub Vrana's ShouldersAs the Washington Capitals enter the NHL Playoffs, they have a star that has the potential to shine in the postseason in Jakub Vrana.

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Isles expecting ‘hell of a series' from CapsOnly two years removed from leading the Washington Capitals to their first-ever Stanley Cup title, New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz hopes to turn his former team into also-rans in this years playoffs.

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Wednesday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Islanders Game 1 Game DayDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps finally get their real playoff journey underway as they face off against the Islanders.

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Caps-Islanders playoff preview: A bubble battle on the ice, behind the benchesThe Capitals and Islanders start their Stanley Cup playoff series Wednesday, and Caps play-by-play voice John Walton tells WTOPs Dave Johnson what to expect.

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NHL Playoff Series Betting Preview a€“ New York Islanders vs Washington CapitalsFeaturd is a FREE content exchange that connects publishers to fresh, relevant stories and allows independent writers to monetize and distribute their content at scale.

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What is the Caps' optimal lineup?This one's not that hard. On the top line, some may quibble with Kuznetsov considering his inconsistent play over the course of the season and in the round robin, especially in the wake of Todd Reirden reuniting the Ovechkin, Backstrom, Oshie line against the Boston Bruins.

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Capitals and Islanders have produced legendary Stanley Cup playoff momentsThe Capitals and Islanders have met seven previous times in the Stanley Cup playoffs and almost every one has produced moments to remember.

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Braden Holtby is playing his best hockey of the season at just the right time for the CapitalsBraden Holtby had a forgettable regular season, but looked like a different goalie in the round robin and looks to be getting hot and just the right time.

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Brayden Point Nets Game-Winning Goal For Lightning 10:27 Into Fifth Overtime Of Game 1 vs. Blue JacketsPhoto: Elsa/Getty Images There were plenty of storylines entering Game 1 of the first-round series between the No.

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Seth Jones sets NHL record for most ice time in a gameThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Brayden Point wins the August Epic for Tampa Bay Lightning in 5OTThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Lightning-Blue Jackets goes five overtimes to become fourth-longest game in NHL historyThe Lightning-Blue Jackets matchup actually knocked two memorable Capitals games from the leaderboard. The 1996 game, which lasted 139:15 in four overtimes, drops out of the top five.

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Washington Capitals' Ilya Kovalchuk: "We're All Ready. It's Going To Be A Long And Tough Road"On Tuesday, Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto.

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NHL has a 7th period stretch during 4th longest game in historyThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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August Epic: Joonis Korpisalo breaks Kelly Hrudey's record for most saves in a single gameThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Islanders 3 Bold predictions for series vs. Washington CapitalsGame 1 is Wednesday, here are three bold predictions for the New York Islanders seven-game series against the Washington Capitals.

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Caps Set to Battle IslesThe two Metro Division rivals open a best-of-seven, first-round playoff set on Wednesday afternoon.

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Brenden Dillon Mic'd UpBrenden Dillon wears a mic for the final practice before Round One of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Washington Capitals vs. New York IslandersYou don’t have to go far to find the storyline in the playoff series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders.

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Washington Capitals: When Barry Trotz left the teamOne of the biggest storylines of the Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders series is the coaching battle.

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Caps vs. Islanders Game 1: What to expect now that the games matterThe playoffs are finally here as the Capitals and New York Islanders square off in Game 1 of their Round 1 series on Wednesday.

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Islanders Prepare for 2015 Series Rematch with the CapitalsThe New York Islanders prepare for a 2015 series rematch with the Washington Capitals in the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders: Game 1 PreviewToday begins the First Round of the #StanleyCup Playoffs. Tomorrow, the Capitals and Isles will play Game 1.

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Lars Eller is out and John Carlson is a game-time decision for Game 1The Capitals will begin their first-round series against the New York Islanders shorthanded, though we are not quite sure how much yet.

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John Carlson Will Be A Game Time Decision For Game 1Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden met with the media following Tuesday's practice. Reirden stated that defenseman John Carlson would be a game time decision for Game 1 against the New York Islanders on Wednesday.

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Lars Eller out for Game One, John Carlson a game-time decisionThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Lars Eller Will Not Be Available For Game 1 Against IslandersThe Washington Capitals held one final practice on Tuesday in preparation for Game 1 of their first round series against the New York Islanders.

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Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders: Your Preview of PreviewsThe opening round gets underway tomorrow for the Caps and Isles. Here is what Peerless has to say about it.

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Capitals' top 5 goals of the round-robin gamesFrom Richard Panik's first career playoff goal to Tom Wilson's top-shelf game-winner, the Washington Capitals provided plenty of highlights over their.

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Capitals' practice at Fort Dupont rink 'will enlighten every kid there'Neal Henderson thinks about the Washington Capitals' plan to practice at Fort Dupont Ice Arena and envisions it as a potential seminal moment for the youth hockey players and students who attend.

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Former Capitals head coach Bruce Boudreau joins NHL Network as analyst for remainder of 2020 playoffsThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Buffalo Sabres reveal new royal blue jerseys and refreshed logo for 2020-21 seasonThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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The Noon Number: Islander KingA look at the Caps' captain's output against the Isles over the years.

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Washington Capitals: Breaking down the first round scheduleThe Washington Capitals will take on the New York Islanders beginning tomorrow afternoon at 3 p.m.

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Desert Island Tales  Stanley Cup Playoff History Between the Washington Capitals and New York IslandersIn traveling down memory lane, long time Caps fans will recall there was once a team their fanbase collectively disliked even more than the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Get to Know an Islander: Semyon VarlamovAs part of the build-up to the first-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Islanders, Japers' Rink will be looking at some of the important Islander players and how they might impact the series.

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Can The Hurricanes Win The Stanley Cup With Mediocre Goaltending?The Carolina Hurricanes are one of the least successful franchises in NHL history, boasting the third-worst win percentage of the expansion era.

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Former Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau to join NHL Network as guest analyst for the playoffsFormer Capitals head coach Bruce Boudreau will join the NHL Network as a guest analyst for the remainder of the 2020 postseason, the NHL announced on Tuesday.

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Alan May predicts Capitals beat Islanders in 7, but John Carlson has to playAlan May predicts Capitals beat Islanders in 7, but John Carlson has to play.

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NHL News: Draft Order, COVID Testing Results, Player Notes, Average Age, and the Hockey Hall of Fame"The NHL completed the second week of its Phase 4 Return to Play with no positive test results for COVID-19 among the 7,245 tests administered."

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JRR Episode 154: 2020 Stanley Cup Playoff PreviewGreg and Adam are joined by Chris Watkins to preview and predict the first round and give cup picks...

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Isles Need to Build on Regular Season Scoring Success Against CapsA look back at the four games during the 2019-20 regular season between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals.

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Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders Series PreviewIt is officially set in stone. After going through the qualifying round / round-robin tournament unsure of who their first-round opponent will be, it has been decided that the Washington Capitals will face the New York Islanders in the first round of the 2020 NHL Playoffs.

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Prospects News and Rumors: Protas, Masin and HeinemanThe Washington Capitals announced that one of their prospects has been loaned overseas and the Tampa Bay Lightning have announced that one of their prospects has signed in the KHL.

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Caps Outsider Roundtable: Caps vs. Islanders, Round 1As Tom Wilson explained recently, the Caps and the Islanders really know each other. The coaches have worked together and, of course, many of Barry Trotz's Stanley Cup champs are still in Washington.

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Tuesday Caps Clips: Prepping for the PlayoffsDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: Get all the playoff previews you can handle, plus injury updates and more.

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NHL playoffs: Here's who will win the first round; upsets galore?How the USA TODAY Sports' NHL desk sees it going down.

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Ovechkin and the Capitals take on New York to start playoff seriesThe Capitals are 11-12-2 against Metropolitan Division teams. Washington averages 10.1 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the Eastern Conference.

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Preview: Trotz, Islanders face Capitals in first roundBarry Trotz famously told the then-defending champion Washington Capitals two years ago any future title runs would go through Long Island.

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Juan Soto hit the longest home run of his career against the Mets: 'I wanted to see if I could hit it in the apple'The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Western Conference PreviewThe Blackhawks look a little different today after their decade of dominance with the Stanley Cup. Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, and Duncan Keith still remain, but this roster is far different than the roster that won the Stanley Cup. This roster is filled with plenty of youth, as they are one of the youngest rosters in the NHL today.

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Leafs fans are putting themselves through more misery overanalyzing how close they were to winning the NHL Draft LotteryThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Analytical Preview: Washington Capitals Face New York Islanders in First Round MatchupPhoto by Bruce Bennett / Getty Images Following the Washington Capitals 2-1 victory against the Boston Bruins in the final game of the round robin portion of the NHL Playoffs, the Caps solidif...

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Eastern Conference First Round PreviewPhoto: Mark LoMogio / Getty ImagesWith puck drop on the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs less than 24 hours away, NoVa Caps takes a look at the Eastern Conference matchups.

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Capitals' Head Coach Todd Reirden on Heading Into Wednesday's Game 1 Vs. Islanders: "It's Up To Us To Continue To Find Ways To Manufacture Offense TheOn Monday, Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto.

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Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom: "If We're Not Ready, That's Going To Be A Quick Exit& That's Not Our Plan"On Monday, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and defenseman Dmitry Orlov spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto.

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Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders: Round 1 PreviewKassie is here with your #ALLCAPS Round 1 Preview as the Capitals prepare to take on the #Isles, with Game 1 set for Wednesday at 3pm EST!

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Caps know they have to be better offensively against the defensively stout IslandersHowever much Washington is able to shore up its defense, it's not going to be better than the Islanders.

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Familiarity breeds respect among NHL East playoff teamsTORONTO — Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper took exception to the Columbus Blue Jackets being referred to as "a blue-collar" team.

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2020: The ultimate Capitals-Islanders series previewThe Capitals will face their old coach, Barry Trotz, in a fascinating first-round matchup against the New York Islanders.

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Alex Ovechkin trolls Jakub Vrana by stealing one of his pucks during a stick-handling drillThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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New York Rangers land No. 1 pick in 2020 NHL Draft LotteryNew York landed the first pick during Phase 2 of the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery on Monday, as they were the lucky team to have their ping pong ball sitting at the top of the order.

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ALLCAPS All AccessGo behind-the-scenes from the Capitals roller coaster week that was the NHL's Round Robin Tournament.

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Carlson heads in right direction for CapitalsThe field of 16 teams is set, with eight best-of-7 series. The first round begins Tuesday, with games in hub cities Toronto and Edmonton.

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The Pittsburgh Penguins did not win the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery.The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Rangers Win Phase Two Of NHL Draft Lottery, Will Pick First OverallThe New York Rangers won the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery on Monday night. The NHL will conduct a virtual draft online on Tuesday, October 6.

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Pep Rally presented by BoeingIn conjunction with the playoffs, Capitals personalities including radio play-by-play voice John Walton, hockey ambassador Haley Skarupa and anthem singer Sgt.

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Vegas Knights, Colorado Avalanche Current Favorites To Win It All: Latest Odds To Win Stanley CupPhoto: NHL via Getty Images The qualification round is in the books. Sixteen teams are now set to battle it out for the Stanley Cup in the two hub-city bubbles of Edmonton and Toronto.

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Lars Eller can't practice with Capitals, forced to work out inside hotel room during quarantineThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals could sit Lars Eller even if he is cleared in time for Game 1 against the IslandersEven if Lars Eller is cleared to play in time for Game 1 on Wednesday, he might not.

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John Carlson is 'making some steps in the right direction' in his recoveryCapitals defenseman John Carlson took part in the team's optional practice on Monday and head coach Todd Reirden said he would continue to take his status going forward day-by-day.

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New initiatives allow Capitals fans to stay connected to the team virtuallyNext, it's not Capitals hockey without Unleashing the Fury. Capitals fans can record themselves doing their best reenactment of the Unleash the Fury montage showed during games, and the videos will be used during playoff games and on social media.

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Playoff predictions, first round: Peter vs Ian vs Keith, a coinThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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No NHL Players Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 Since Entering the Toronto and Edmonton Bubbles Two Weeks AgoPhoto: @Capitals The NHL announced on Monday afternoon that no players have tested positive for the Coronavirus in the past week.

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NHL continues to register no positive COVID-19 tests inside the bubbleThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Get to Know an Islander: Ryan PulockAs part of the build-up to the first-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Islanders, Japers' Rink will be looking at some of the important Isles players and how they might impact the series.

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Washington Capitals Announce ALL CAPS 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Initiatives For FansOn Monday the Washington Capitals announced fan initiatives for the upcoming playoffs. The new initiatives include a wide array of designated activities aimed at integrating Capitals fans with the 2020 NHL playoffs experience.

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In The Loop: Alex Ovechkin's pregame antics, Collin Morikawa trophy failJordan Giorgio keeps you In The Loop with some of the greatest moments going on in the sports world right now.

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Do You Mind If We Dance With Your Dates?In a bit of true hockey hilarity, the actual NHL bubble-ized playoffs will begin without either of the "hosts" on Tuesday.

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Round One Preview: Washington Capitals vs NY IslandersUse the code THG25 at Elite Prospects to get 25% off your first three months of a premium membership on their site from the 1st to 7th of any given month.

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The Noon Number: Tilted IceA look at how the puck possession battle shook out between the Caps and Isles this season.

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Washington Capitals: Three Stars Of The Game  On To The PlayoffsWho is our stars of the game for the last game before the real games start?

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2020 Round-Robin HighlightsCheck out the best highlights from the Washington Capitals during the NHL's Eastern Conference Round-Robin, presented by Wawa.

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Get to Know an Islander: Mathew BarzalAs part of the build-up to the first-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Islanders, Japers' Rink will be looking at some of the important Isles players and how they might impact the series.

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Washington Capitals Defeat the Bruins in Round Robin Game 3The Washington Capitals complete their round robin with a 2-1 win against the Bruins and will capture the no.

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Capitals vs. Islanders series 2020: TV schedule, start time, channel, live stream for Stanley Cup PlayoffsThe Washington Capitals and New York Islanders face off in the first round round for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Caps release Round 1 schedule after earning East 3 seedThe Washington Capitals released their Round 1 schedule hot off a win over the Boston Bruins, clinching a No.

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Monday Caps Clips: Bring On the IslandersDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps take care of business against the B's, drawing the third seed and a first-round date with the Islanders,.

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Barry Trotz: "I Think It'll Be A Hell Of A Series"Photo: Julio Cortez / Associated Press “I think it’ll be a hell of a series, ” said Trotz, who coached the Washington Capitals for four seasons before joining the New York Islanders in June 2018.

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3 Keys: Islanders vs. Capitals, Game 1 of Eastern First RoundJohn Carlson will be a game-time decision for the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the New York Islanders at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Wednesday.

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The season pause gave Braden Holtby a chance to 'fix a few things' in his gameBraden Holtby took advantage of the extra time off to work on his game and it is already paying dividends in the postseason.

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Capitals vs. Islanders playoff previewNHL.com previews the series between the Washington Capitals and the New York Islanders, which will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, the hub city for the Eastern Conference.

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Caps and Islanders coaches downplay the personal matchup in Stanley Cup playoff series: 'It's not Barry Trotz vs. Todd Reirden'The biggest storyline in the Caps and Islanders series will be the showdown between the coaches, but they don't see it the same way.

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2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Capitals vs. Islanders starts Aug. 12, schedule, opponents, format, oddsThe Capitals earned the third seed and a date with the Islanders and former head coach Barry Trotz in the first round of the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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NHL Announces 2020 Stanley Cup First Round Schedule and Broadcast Info NHL.comCaps face-off against the New York Islanders in Game 1 on Wednesday at 3 p.m.; Game 1, 2, 3 4, and if necessary, 5 will be available regionally on NBC Sports Washington.

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Capitals vs. Islanders Playoff Schedule 2020: Round 1 Dates and TimesThe playoffs officially get underway for the Caps on Wednesday.

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Capitals top Bruins, clinch No. 3 seed in Eastern ConferenceTORONTO — T.J. Oshie and Tom Wilson scored, Braden Holtby made 30 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 in round-robin play Sunday to clinch the No.

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Here's the schedule for the Capitals-Islanders first-round seriesThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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The NHL's 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs bracket is now setThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Islanders-Capitals First Round Series Set To Start Wednesday At 3 PM ETPhoto: Patrick McDermott / Getty Images The NBCSN telecast announced after Sundays final qualifying round game that Game 1 the first-round series between the Washington Capitals and New York I...

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Raging Possibilities: Which Team Getting the Number One Pick in the 2020 Draft Would Be The Most Outrageous?Unlike previous seasons' NHL Entry Draft lotteries, the winner of the lottery for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft has yet to be decided and is by these standards a mystery. The “mystery team” in question will be the winner of a special lottery, to be conducted among the teams who lost their play-in series for the right to participate in...

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Martin Fehervary Solid In Capitals Postseason DebutPhoto by Andre Ringuette / Freestyle Photo / Getty Images The Washington Capitals finally brought home a win in the last game of their three-game round robin tournament on Sunday, beating the Boston Br...

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Martin Fehervary records a game-high seven hits in his NHL postseason debut: 'He was really good'The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Playoff preview as Caps head into a 1st round battle vs the IslandersWith a 2-1 victory over Boston in their final game of the Round Robin stage, Washington earned the 3rd seed and a 1st round match-up against the New York Islanders.

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Wild NHL playoffs move into next stage with final 16 teamsAfter a qualifying round full of upsets, overtime heroics and comebacks, the traditional first round that starts Tuesday with 16 teams left is primed to feature even more entertainment and unpredictability.

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Reviewing Bruins vs Capitals, Stars vs Blues Round Robin GamesUse the code THG25 at Elite Prospects to get 25% off your first three months of a premium membership on their site from the 1st to 7th of any given month.

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Islanders-Capitals First Round PreviewPhoto: Patrick Smith / Getty Images The Washington Capitals and New York Islanders.

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Capitals edge Bruins to secure third seed in EastT.J. Oshie and Tom Wilson each scored a goal to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday afternoon in the Eastern Conference round-robin finale in Toronto.

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Bruins fall to the Capitals, 2-1Boston, which won the Presidents' Trophy as the top team during the NHL regular season that was cut short in March, lost all three of its seeding games and.

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Todd Reirden 'hopeful' John Carlson can play in Game One against the IslandersThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Caps Face the Island in the 1st Round Bubble Match-upTake a big deep breath Caps fans we hopefully will get back John Carlson for the Cup run, but it was a good to see the Caps run with the next man up mentality with players like Martin Fehervary making his playoff debut today.

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Washington Capitals down Bruins 2-1The Washington Capitals won their final Round Robin game with a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins.

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Best goal scorer in the league Tom Wilson scores game-winner against BruinsThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Barry Trotz to face former team as Islanders meet Capitals in Eastern Conference QuarterfinalsFive months after steering the Washington Capitals to their first-ever Stanley Cup championship, Barry Trotz — now the head coach of the Islanders — received his Stanley Cup ring while his team visited the nation's capital in November of 2018.

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Capitals will play Islanders in Eastern Conference First RoundThe Washington Capitals will play the New York Islanders in the Eastern Conference First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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David Pastrnak's tweet praising Tom Wilson proves to be prophetic in Caps-BruinsDavid Pastrnak's tweet about Tom Wilson being the best goal-scorer in the NHL proved to be prophetic in Sunday's Caps-Bruins clash.

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Postgame Analytics: Top-Six Scoring Returns, Capital Drop Bruins, 2-1Photo: @Capitals On Sunday afternoon, the Capitals grabbed their first win of the round robin portion of the 2020 NHL Playoffs, earning the third seed in the Eastern Conference and a first round ma...

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Braden Holtby is the Capitals' round robin MVP and T.J. Oshie redeems himselfThere's no question who Washington's best player was during the round robin, but David Pastrnak's favorite Capitals forward put on a show on Sunday as well.

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Capitals beat Bruins to earn East 3 seed, face Isles nextTORONTO — T.J. Oshie and Tom Wilson scored, Braden Holtby made 30 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 in round-robin play to clinch the No.

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Boston Bruins vs Washington CapitalsNHL tonight. Hockey tonight.

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Islanders To Take On Washington Capitals In Round 1 Of PlayoffsWith the Washington Capitals win over Boston, they will take on the New York Islanders in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Capitals third, Bruins fourth; Three of four East NHL playoff matchups setAfter the Capitals beat the Bruins 2-1 to take the East's third spot, three of that conference's four playoff matchups are now set.

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Capitals hand Bruins 3rd loss in 3 Games, will face NY Islanders in Round 1Kassie is here with your TXHT Post-game Report for the final Round Robin tilt between the #NHLBruins and #ALLCAPS.

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Capitals-Islanders: By the NumbersA statistical look at the season series between the Caps and the Isles.

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Capitals vs Bruins Recap: Caps Hold onto 2-1 Victory and Bump Boston to Fourth SeedHoltby shines, Oshie and Wilson bring the offense, and the Caps nab the third seed in the round-robin.

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The Washington Capitals will play the New York Islanders in the first round of the playoffsThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals To Face Islanders In First Round Of 2020 Stanley Cup PlayoffsAfter their 2-1 win against the Boston Bruins to finish the round-robin tournament with a 1-1-1 record, the third-best in the Eastern Conference, the Washington Capitals will take on the New York Islanders in the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Bring on the loffs: Caps beat Bruins 2-1The relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals Beat Bruins 2-1 in Final Round Robin Game; T.J. Oshie, Tom Wilson Score For WashingtonPhoto: @Capitals The Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 in the team’s third and final round robin game Sunday afternoon at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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Top Shelf Tommy  Tom Wilson Extends Capitals Lead 2-0 in Round-Robin Finale Against BruinsPhoto:@ Capitals Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson scored his first goal of the postseason and extended the Capitals lead 2-0 in the final round-robin game on Sunday against the Boston...

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2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs opponent set: How Capitals fared vs. ex-coach Barry Trotz and IslandersThe Washington Capitals will face the New York Islanders in the first round of the 2019-20 NHL playoffs.

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Caps claim round robin finale over Bruins, will face Islanders in first-roundThe Capitals are winless in the 2020 postseason no more. Washington defeated the Boston Bruins 2-0 on Sunday for their lone win in the round robin off of goals from T.J. Oshie and Tom Wilson.

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Stanley Cup Playoffs bracket 2020: Teams, seedings, schedule for first round and beyondThe puck drops on the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Monday. Here's what the bracket looks like.

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T.J. Oshie's rebound goal gives the Capitals an early lead over BruinsT.J. Oshie gives the Caps an early lead after the first period.

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Marty Party: Capitals' Martin Fehervary Makes Playoff Debut in Final Round-Robin Game Against BruinsPhoto: @Capitals Its a Marty Party! Washington Capitals defenseman Martin Fehervary is making his playoff debut in the final round-robin game on Sunday against the Boston Bruins at Scotiaban...

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Metropolitan Notes: Werenski, Murray, Carlson, Kuznetsov, HamiltonThe Columbus Blue Jackets suffered a tough loss Friday when they blew a three-goal lead to the Toronto Maple Leafs in the final four minutes of the game only to see themselves fall in overtime, giving Toronto a chance to force a Game 5.

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Nicklas Backstrom will play, but Martin Fehervary steps in for Radko GudasThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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NHL Playoffs Eastern Conference Round Robin: Bruins vs Capitals PreviewThe Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals wrap up their round robin in a game that means a good bit more than it seems.

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Capitals vs. Bruins Game ThreadPlayoff seeding and first-round opponents are up for grabs as the Caps take on the Bruins.

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Bruins-Capitals stream: NHL Return to Play round-robin gameEastern Conference Atlantic Division Boston Bruins Buffalo Sabres Detroit Red Wings Florida Panthers Montreal Canadiens Ottawa Senators Tampa Bay Lightning Toronto Maple Leafs Metropolitan Division Carolina Hurricanes Columbus Blue Jackets New Jersey Devils New York Islanders New York Rangers Philadelphia Flyers Pittsburgh Penguins Washington...

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Caps vs Bruins pregame: Once more, with feelingThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Nicklas Backstrom A Game-Time Decision, John Carlson Out For Capitals' Round-Robin FinalePhoto: Winslow Townson/AP Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden announced that defenseman John Carlson will not play in the teams final round-robin game due to an undisclosed injury an...

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Washington Capitals vs. Bruins: A battle for the third seedThe Washington Capitals will close out the Round Robin against the Boston Bruins in their first playoff meeting since 2012.

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NHL News: Capitals, Lightning, Golden Knights, and FlyersVictor Hedman headlines this edition of NHL News due to yet another injury for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Round-Robin Preview: Boston BruinsBreaking down the matchup between the Caps and their final round-robin opponent.

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Reirden: John Carlson out, Nicklas Backstrom a game-time decisionThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals start time, live stream, odds, TV scheduleThe Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins will square off on Sunday with seeding in the Stanley Cup Playoffs on the line.

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Time for Capitals to Elevate Their Game vs. BruinsIt's time for the Washington Capitals to elevate their game against the Boston Bruins with the first round of the NHL Playoffs looming.

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Sunday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Bruins Game DayDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps get set to wrap up the round-robin with a game that determines their first-round opponent, so...

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Bruins vs. Capitals 8/9/20 PREVIEW: Win for 3rdA lackadaisical first three games and a win from Philadelphia has Boston looking at, at the very best, third place in the East.

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Joe Beninati wins Emmy for Best Sports Play-by-Play, Craig Laughlin presents longtime partner with Board of Governors AwardThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Philadelphia Flyers and Vegas Golden Knights lock up number one seeds in East and WestThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Victor Hedman attempts to break metal railing after suffering apparent ankle injuryThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Islanders: Pros and Cons of playing Boston Bruins or Washington CapitalsThe New York Islanders will face either the Boston Bruins or the Washington Capitals, who's a better matchup for the Isles?

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The Mad Scramble To Find Ice Time For Capitals Prospects ContinuesThe COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect developmental hockey league operations throughout North America. In the last week the AHL, OHL and WHL have formally announced lengthy delays to the start of the 2020-21 seasons, with those dates potentially sliding even further, depending on the status of the pandemic.

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Braden Holtby is a hard no on the 24-team playoffThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins Preview and 3 Keys to VictoryThe Washington Capitals will take on the Boston Bruins in their last game of the round-robin tournament to decide seeding for the NHL Playoffs.

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TJ Oshie posts heartfelt note for family after being away in bubble for two weeksThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Capitals' Lars Eller shares picture of his second child, AlexanderCapitals' forward Lars Eller departed the NHL bubble on Wednesday to be with his wife, Julie, for the birth of his second child.

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Capitals' Lars Eller and Wife Welcome Baby Alexander; Eller Returned to Toronto For Quarantine Per NHL ProtocolPhoto: @larsellerofficial Welcome to the world, Alexander Eller! Washington Capitals center Lars Eller and his wife Julie welcomed their second child and first boy, Alexander, on Saturday.

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How to Watch: Washington Capitals vs. Boston BruinsThe Capitals take on the Bruins before learning their first-round opponents. Here's how to watch.

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Boston @ Washington Preview: Capitals And Bruins Set To Determine Third Place In East In Round-Robin FinaleThe Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins finish off the Eastern Conference round-robin tournament on Sunday to determine who gets the third seed in the Eastern Conference.

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The second line's cycling and patience led to production against Washington CapitalsFilm breakdown of the goals from the Flyers' win over Washington on Thursday.

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Lars Eller shares photo of newborn son, AlexThe relentlessly fun hockey site, hopelessly devoted to the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Our goal is to make hockey as fun about as it is to watch.

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Washington Capitals: Top 3 key players to watch against BruinsThe Washington Capitals close out the Round Robin against the Boston Bruins in a battle for the #3 seed in the Eastern Conference.

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Caps to determine their playoff future in round robin finale against BostonThe Capitals will determine their playoff future on Sunday in the round robin finale against the Boston Bruins.

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Washington Capitals v Boston Bruins; Round Robin Game 3Kassie Coulson 2020 Stanley Cup, Boston Bruins, NHL, Washington Capitals August 8, 2020August 8, 2020 4 Minutes.

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Saturday Caps Clips: Team ChaosDaily Washington Capitals news and notes: A wild day of qualifying hockey narrows down the options for the Caps' first-round opponent, setting up tomorrow's big game vs. Boston and more.

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