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Wednesday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Islanders Game Day

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Previews of tonight's visit to the Island, injury updates galore, creating chaos and more. Your savory breakfast links: Previews of tonight's visit...
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Against surging Islanders, Capitals find another chance to measure up

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — NEW YORK — Ten days ago, just finished with the first leg of their most recent road trip, the Washington Capitals left St. Louis feeling they had skated into a buzzsaw. They lost, 4-1, to...
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Hershey Bears’ Late Movember Surge

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Andy Wallace) — For those of you who have been checking in on the “Movembears” page, you haven’t seen much worth talking about. With only five members, those being Garret Mitchell, Chris Brown,...
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Capitals honor Gonzaga hockey player killed in car accident

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — In the early hours of Nov. 1, around 2 a.m., Gonzaga College High School hockey player Dominik Pettey was with four others in a disabled vehicle on the side of the Capital Beltway in Montgomery...
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Ovechkin leaves practice early; Laich and Green out vs. Islanders

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — The morning’s practice hadn’t yet begun before forward Alex Ovechkin retreated into the locker room at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, a precautionary measure after incurring an “upper-body tweak,” as...
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The Noon Number: Tough Competition, Tougher Results

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — A look at the Capitals' early-season struggles against the League's best teams 1 - Number of wins the Caps have so far this season against  the League's top-ten teams . That one win (which...
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Washington Capitals: Ten Facts to Impress Your Friends

SBN: Japers' Rink (ThePeerless) — The Peerless is back at the end of the bar with ten facts about the Caps to impress your friends this holiday week. It's a little known fact... Through 20 games, Braden Holtby has allowed...
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Capitals seeking to end power play shortage with ‘chaos’

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Over the past five games, the Washington Capitals have scored seven goals, six at even strength and one on the power play. And until forward Marcus Johansson drew a third-period hooking penalty...
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Tuesday Caps Clips: Injury Updates and Quarter-Mark Evals

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Updates on Laich, Green and others, quarter-mark evaluations and much more. Your savory breakfast links: The Caps took four of the six points that...
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With Mike Green (upper body) still day-to-day, Jack Hillen waits at the ready

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — The Washington Capitals must wait another day to learn the status of defenseman Mike Green, whose upper-body injury sidelined him from practice and, depending on its severity, could bring the...
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Injury updates: Brooks Laich, Liam O’Brien nearing return

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — As the Washington Capitals finished practice Monday afternoon, Coach Barry Trotz skated over to forward Brooks Laich and asked how he was feeling. More than five weeks had passed since Laich hurt...
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The Noon Number: Close But No Cigar

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — A look at the Caps' record in tight games 8 - Number of one-goal losses the Capitals have been saddled with so far this season (five in regulation, one in overtime and two in the shootout),...
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In Hershey, goaltending and defense powering Troy Mann’s Bears

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — HERSHEY, Pa. – Before the regular season began, their first together as head coaches within the Washington Capitals organization, Barry Trotz and Troy Mann decided upon a 48-hour rule of...
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Capitals Ups and Downs: Week 7

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — The latest edition of our weekly look at individual Washington Capitals ups and downs. Your weekly look at individual Washington Capitals ' ups and downs: Goalies Trend Notes ...
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Monday Caps Clips: A Net Absence

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Looking back on the first twenty games of the season, the Caps are lacking net presence and more. Your savory breakfast links: A few more thoughts on...
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Matt Niskanen scores first goal with the Capitals, looks for more shots

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Brooks Orpik paused and wondered if he should let slip the secret. The Capitals defenseman recalled the second intermission Saturday night, when his old and new teammate became clairvoyant. “Maybe...
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Capitals needed ‘greasy’ goals in loss to Sabres

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Matt Niskanen had celebrated his first goal with the Washington Capitals and partook in an unrelenting fusillade onto the opposing net but now, as the defenseman scrunched his brow and scratched...
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Sunday Caps Clips: Bhlindsided by Bhuffalo

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Bears win a one-goal game, and the Caps don't. Fin . Your savory breakfast links: Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's loss from us...
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Postgame: In loss to Buffalo, Mike Green leaves with upper-body injury

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green, one of the team’s most productive skaters as the quarter-way checkpoint of this regular season nears, exited during the third period of Saturday...
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Michael Latta vs. Marcus Foligno

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — The Caps’ Michael Latta got into his third fight of the season Saturday, do-see-doing with Buffalo’s Marcus Foligno in Washington’s 2-1 loss. via hockeyfights.com.
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