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Capitals vs. Penguins Recap: Caps Win Back-and-Forth Game, 3-2 (SO)

Another close game between a couple of similar squads ends in a shootout victory for the good guys

Capitals @ Avalanche Recap: Avs Stave Off Caps Comeback, Win 3-2

Ovechkin scores number 811, but the Avalanche capitalize on more opportunities to grab the two points.

Capitals vs. Golden Knights Recap: In Vegas the House Wins With Ease

The Golden Knights down the Capitals 6 to 2 in Vegas.

Capitals @ Coyotes Recap: Caps School Yotes In 4-0 Win

Strome scores twice and Kuemper gets the shutout against their former team with a 4-0 win in the desert.

Capitals vs. Wild Recap: Caps Can’t Tame Wild, Fall 4-2

A back-and-forth battle at Capital One goes the Wild’s way

Capitals vs. Flyers Recap: Hart Handcuffs Caps in Consecutive Contests

Carter Hart leads the Flyers to a 3 to 1 win over Washington.

Capitals @ Flyers Recap: Flyers Defeat Caps 5-3

Nicklas Backstrom gets on the scoresheet but Travis Konecny scores thrice to lead Philly to victory.

Capitals vs Blue Jackets Recap: Kuemper Bails Out Caps Shutting Down the Cannons

With the return of Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson, Darcy Kuemper comes up big for the win.

Capitals vs. Predators Recap: Nashville Nabs Both Points

Capitals vs. Jackets Recap: Country Roads Take the Caps to a 6-2 Victory

T.J. Oshie’s two goals lead the Caps to a win in Columbus

Capitals vs. Sabres Recap: Sabres Stave Off Caps Comeback in 5-4 OT Win

Ovechkin scores twice but Thompson’s hatty propels Buffalo to a victory in Washington.

Capitals vs. Canadiens Recap: Ovechkin’s Trick is the Star of New Year’s Eve

A nine goal offensive explosion powers the Capitals over the Canadiens in Washington, DC.

Capitals vs. Senators Recap: The Caps Steal A Point In Overtime Loss to Senators

The Caps got out to a 3-1 lead, but they gave it all back, plus one in overtime to get a point that did not feel "earned."

Capitals vs. Rangers Recap: Manhattan Made Mundane by Kuemper and Caps

Darcy Kuemper’s shutout and Washington’s secondary scoring leads the Capitals to victory in New York.

Capitals vs. Jets Recap: Ovechkin’s Historical Goals Lead Caps to Victory

The Capitals pick up huge win going into Christmas break

Capitals vs. Wings Recap: Dowd’s Quick Strikes Propel Caps To 4-3 Overtime Win

Ovi’s quest to pass Gordie Howe will have to wait for another night, but Washington continues their winning ways

Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Recap: Gustafsson’s Gotcha in Washington Win

Erik Gustafsson’s hat trick propels the Capitals to a 5 to 2 win on home ice.

Capitals vs. Stars Recap: Stars Shine Bright in Third Period to Overcome Caps, 2-1.

Capitals at Blackhawks Recap: History-Breaking Night for Ovechkin Leads to Fifth Straight Win

On a night full of record-breaking goals, Caps grab their fifth straight win.

Caps Collective Effort Yields 5-2 Victory Over Jets

The Caps are (maybe?) good again.

Capitals vs. Kraken Recap: Spirited Spiced Rumble Won by Washington

Marcus Johansson’s game winning goal for Washington upends his former team 4 to 1.

Capitals @ Flyers Recap: Caps Get 4-1 Victory on Broad Street

Oshie, Strome, and Ovechkin score as the Capitals once again completed the comeback against the Flyers to end their road trip on a high note.

Capitals @ Oilers Recap: Caps Put Together A Full 60 in 3-2 Victory

Stuart Skinner gave it his best effort with 47 saves, but Nic Dowd’s game-winner sealed the deal for a Washington win.

Capitals vs. Flames Recap: Caps Crap Out in Cowtown

Calgary upsets Alex Ovechkin’s 1,300th career contest with a 5 to 2 win over Washington.

Capitals @ Kraken Recap: Beniers’ Quick Strike Downs Caps in OT, 3-2

The Caps’ second-ever visit to Seattle starts well and finishes badly as a 2-0 lead turns to a 3-2 OT loss.

Capitals @ Canucks Recap: Ovi and the Caps Defeat Canucks In 5-1 Win

Ovechkin continues to make history and Kuemper continues to terrorize the Canucks in Washington’s 5-1 victory.

Capitals vs. Devils Recap: Devils Derail DC in Metro Clash

This Vitek Vanacek victory is all New Jersey’s.

Capitals vs Flames: Caps Get Consecutive Wins on the Back of a Darcy Kuemper Shutout

Caps get first win "streak" in over a month with a 3-0 victory over Calgary

Capitals vs. Flyers: Caps Finds Huge Last-Minute Win

A game that seemed to be headed for another depressing loss instead ended in comeback OT victory style.

Capitals vs. Blues Recap: Caps Lose In Shootout After Dominant Game

The Caps played a great game but the Blues goaltender stood on his head and the Caps couldn’t get the bounces

Capitals vs. Panthers Recap: Caps Continue Free Falling in Florida

Washington loses their second consecutive contest in Florida, falling to the Panthers 5 to 2.

Capitals vs. Lightning Recap: Bolts Bounce Back Bigtime

Tampa Bay scored early and often in a 6 to 3 win over the Capitals.