Alex Ovechkin on being a Russian living in Washington area: 'I'm neutral'

The Capitals star isn't about to get into political talk.           

Ovechkin on being a Russian living in D.C.: ‘I’m neutral’

Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin credits remaining in the middle of the road politically speaking for the ability to navigate playing in the nation’s capital while being a native-born Russian, especially in light of the currently contentious political climate. The relationship between the United States and Russia are dropping to Cold War levels given the recent...
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Karl Alzner reviews the 'strange' shootout with the Penguins

A day after dropping an 8-7 thriller in Pittsburgh, Karl Alzner joined the Sports Junkies to talk about the wild game and the rivalry with the Penguins as a whole.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
23 hours ago

Penguins Halt Capitals’ Win Streak at 9 in Wild 8-7 Victory

PITTSBURGH — The goals kept coming. One after another. A dizzying three periods of shots followed by baffled goaltenders fishing pucks out of the net wondering how things got out of hand so quickly. When Pittsburgh’s Conor Sheary ended it 34 seconds into overtime to give the Penguins a chaotic 8-7 victory over the Washington Capitals, Sheary’s teammates darted for the tunnel...
1 day ago

Hornqvist hit on Oshie Changed the Game

The Capitals lost 8-7  to the Penguins on Monday in a crazy hockey game. The Caps allowed five straight goals in the second period after being up 3-0. That is not what worries me. What worries me is how the Caps reacted to this no call. Hornqvist hit on Oshie — GIF Grand Maester […]
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Oshie's backhanded goal gets Caps within one

TJ Oshie scores off Alex Ovechkin's deflected shot to cut the Pens' lead to 7-6 midway through the third period in Pittsburgh.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

Nicklas Backstrom is NHL’s First Star of the Week

Nicklas Backstrom won't overreact to this achievement, but he got it anyway: The NHL's first star of the week.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Capitals blow out Flyers 5-0 to win 9th consecutive game

WASHINGTON (AP) Justin Williams and Matt Niskanen each scored two goals and Philipp Grubauer stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals extended their winning streak to nine in authoritative fashion by crushing the Philadelphia Flyers 5-0 on Sunday. The Capitals lead the NHL with 63 points. Despite a sluggish start, the Capitals came alive with four goals on seven...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps Honor Backstrom for 500 Assists

Nicklas Backstrom was presented with a golden stick for notching his 500th assist with the Caps.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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