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Capitals vs. Blue Jackets Recap: Ovechkin’s Historic 40th is the High of Low Lousy Loss

Alex Ovechkin’s 40th of the season moves him past a Wayne Gretzky record in Washington’s 7 to 6 loss to Columbus

Capitals vs. Wild Recap: Ovechkin Scores Two, Caps Lose 5-3, All is Well

The Caps cap has two, Boldy has 3 in Caps’ loss.

Capitals vs. Blues Recap: Washington’s Wild Card Wishes Wither with Regulation Loss

Washington’s 5 to 2 loss to the Blues drops their playoff berth probability below 5%

Capitals vs. Sabres Recap: Caps Complete Comeback in 5-4 Shootout Win

The Caps completed a comeback effort with a late goal from Wilson and a shootout victory.

Capitals vs. Islanders Recap: Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

Washington upsets the Islanders 5 to 1 in Belmont Park

Capitals vs. Devils Recap: New Jersey Just a Schmid Better

Akira Schmid was perfect in the shootout, denying all four Capitals skaters

Capitals @ Kings Recap: Kings Wear the Crown in 4-2 Win in LA

Rasmus Sandin got his first goal as a Cap, but a lopsided shot differential does Washington in.

Capitals vs. Sharks Recap: Supporting Cast Creates Caps Comeback

Four second period goals power Washington to a 8 to 3 win over San Jose

Capitals @ Ducks Recap: Caps Down Ducks in 3-2 Washington OT Win

The Caps win 3-2 in extra time in Anaheim, but lose Jensen and Fehervary to injuries.

Capitals @ Sabres Recap: Cozens Hatty Havoc in 7-4 Sabres Win

Defense was optional this afternoon as Dylan Cozens’ hatty powers the Sabres past the Capitals.

Capitals vs. Rangers Recap: Kuznetsov, Oshie Lead Caps to Big Win

Caps end six game losing streak with entertaining win against the Rangers

Capitals vs. Ducks Recap: Cellar Dwellers Down Sellers

Anaheim upsets Washington 4 to 2 and the Capitals lose their sixth straight.

Capitals vs. Red Wings Recap: Wings’ W Wounds Washington’s Playoff Wishes

Detroit came into town and stole a 3 to 1 regulation win over Washington

Capitals vs. Panthers Recap: Florida’s Foes Fall Flat

In a must win matchup Washington is walloped by Florida 6 to 3.

Capitals vs. Sharks Recap: Caps Fumble Against Sharks


Capitals vs. Bruins Recap: Caps Beat the Boston Beast

A strong performance from Darcy Kuemper leads Washington to a 2 to 1 road victory.

Capitals @ Blue Jackets Recap: Capitals Stave Off Comeback Cannons in 4-3 OT Win

Trevor van Riemsdyk recorded the first multi-goal game of his career in Washington’s OT win over the Blue Jackets.

Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Recap: Leafs Strong Second Period Leads Them to Win

Caps lifeless third hinders comeback in away loss

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.