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Capitals Say Ovechkin Played With Hurt Left Foot

Alex Ovechkin played the last two games of the Washington Capitals’ season with what the team says is a hairline fracture in his left foot.

05/17/2013

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Ovechkin Deflects Blame to ‘The League’ For Caps’ Early Exit

“I am not saying there was a phone call from [the league], but someone just wanted Game 7,” Alex Ovechkin told a reporter after the Caps’ Game 7 defeat, seemingly blaming the league for his team even being in an elimination game. But was officiating really Washington’s biggest issue?

05/14/2013

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Season On The Line For Rangers, Capitals In Winner-Take-All Game 7

Home-ice advantage has held up for six games between Washington and New York. The Rangers hope to snap the trend in Monday’s do-or-die series finale.

05/13/2013

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History Not On Capitals’ Side For Game 5 Vs. Rangers

Nobody collapses in the postseason quite like the Capitals. 1985. 1987. 1992. 1995. 1996. 2003. 2009. 2010. All series that Washington led either 2-0 or 3-1 — and went on to lose.

05/13/2013

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History Not On Capitals’ Side For Game 5 Vs. Rangers

Nobody collapses in the postseason quite like the Capitals. 1985. 1987. 1992. 1995. 1996. 2003. 2009. 2010. All series that Washington led either 2-0 or 3-1 — and went on to lose.

05/10/2013

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Staal Tells Reporters He’ll Miss Rangers’ Game 5 Versus Capitals

Marc Staal is unsure when he’ll return to the Rangers’ lineup after suffering another setback.

05/10/2013

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Next Task For Rangers: Steal Home-Ice Advantage From Capitals

If the Blueshirts are going to come all the way back and knock out Washington, they need to figure out how to transport their Madison Square Garden offense to the nation’s capital.

05/09/2013

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Caps Have to Eliminate Somebody Early If They Want ‘The Cup’

The Caps hopes for a series sweep were dashed in their 4-3 loss to the Rangers Monday, but the chance for a short series in the interest of sparing their legs for a deep playoff run is still alive.

05/08/2013

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Determined Rangers Looking To Even Series With Caps At MSG

While the Capitals stayed off the ice on Tuesday to recover, the Rangers held a full practice. They were without forward Rick Nash, who was given a “maintenance day,” and Darroll Powe, who was injured on Monday and is unlikely to play in Game 4.

05/08/2013

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Given History, Caps Shouldn’t Be Looking Ahead to Semifinals Quite Yet

Hey Caps fans, before you start looking ahead to the Eastern Conference semifinals, don’t think that the quarterfinals with the Rangers is over even if your guys rocked the red on Thursday night and Saturday afternoon at Verizon Center.

05/06/2013

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Ovechkin Helps Capitals Beat Rangers 3-1 in Game 1

Alex Ovechkin’s franchise-record 31st career playoff goal helped the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 3-1 Thursday night in Game 1 of their first-round series.

05/03/2013

Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Five

D.C. Sports Report With Sky Kerstein

DC SPORTS REPORT WITH SKY KERSTEIN

105.7 The Fan–04/03/2013

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