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CSN Washington 7 hours ago
Why Lars Eller may be the key to beating the Penguins

Why Lars Eller may be the key to beating the Penguins

The Caps acquired Lars Eller in response to last year's loss to Pittsburgh. Now they get to find out if he was the addition they needed.
CSN Washington 8 hours ago

In Patric Hornqvist, Penguins have a guy who 'conveniently will fall on your goalie'

The major story of last years series between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins was the other guys, the players not named Sidney Crosby and
Japers' Rink 9 hours ago

Get to Know a Penguin (Again): Justin Schultz

As part of the build-up to the second-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Penguins, Japers' Rink will be looking at some of the important Pittsburgh players and how they might impact the series. Justin Schultz #4 / Defenseman / Pittsburgh Penguins Height:...
CSN Washington 9 hours ago

Key matchup: The Penguins' power play vs. the Capitals' penalty kill

The special teams battle looms large in most playoff meetings, and it figures to be absolutely huge in the Pittsburgh-Washington series, particularly when the Penguins

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Q and A: In matchup between Capitals and Penguins, Brooks Orpik brings unique insight

Brooks Oprik has a Stanley Cup ring from his tenure with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Now he'll have to go through them as the Washington Capitals look to win it all. Here's what the veteran defenseman has to say about the two franchises.
CSN Washington Apr 25, 2017

Karl Alzner on the mend, status for second round remains unclear

Karl Alzner on Tuesday handled his heaviest practice workload since getting hurt, but it remains unclear when the Caps defenseman will return to the lineup.Alzner
CSN Washington Apr 25, 2017

Barry Trotz reveals why Alex Ovechkin missed the second half of practice

Alex Ovechkin missed the second half of Tuesdays practice the Capitals first session in preparation for the Penguins because of an equipment
CSN Washington Apr 25, 2017

Capitals vs. Penguins 2017 playoff preview: 5 players to watch

On Thursday, the Caps begin their second round series with the Pittsburgh Penguins, a rematch of last years series in which the Caps fell in
CSN Washington Apr 25, 2017

Barry Trotz says Tom Wilson will be fine after taking puck to the foot at practice

Tom Wilson took a shot off the foot during Tuesdays practice and did not return.After the sessionthe Caps first practice ahead of their second round
CSN Washington Apr 25, 2017

Practice Injury Update: Tom Wilson leaves practice, Ovechkin deals with issue

It was a busy day at practice for the Capitals as several players left the ice to heal and tend to a variety of issues.
FOX Sports Apr 25, 2017
2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins

2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins

2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs: The only two remaining teams in the playoffs that are #1 and #2 seeds, (2) Pittsburgh Penguins vs (1) Washington Capitals. The most highly anticipated matchup of the playoffs. The Capitals “year” winning back to back President’s trophy against the former ...
The Hockey Writers Apr 25, 2017

Capitals Really the Underdogs?

Though it took a bit longer than many fans expected, the Washington Capitals are headed to the second round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Though advancing to the next round of the playoffs can be exciting, it always gets difficult at this point for Washington. The Capitals have not made it past the second round […]
CSN Washington Apr 25, 2017

Capitals Faceoff Podcast: From Toronto to Pittsburgh

JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir talk about the Caps' series win over Toronto and preview their upcoming series with the Penguins. Can the Caps finally
CSN Washington Apr 24, 2017

Capitals vs. Penguins: Game 1 time, TV channel, how to watch, live stream

It's the Capitals and it's the Penguins in the second round of the 2017 NHL Playoffs. Here is all the Game 1 information you need to know.
CSN Washington Apr 24, 2017

Capitals vs. Penguins 2017 Playoff Preview: The rematch

Second round: Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh PenguinsCaps record vs. Pittsburgh this season: 2-0-23-2 shootout loss at Pittsburgh on Oct. 137-1 win vs. Pittsburgh on Nov.
CSN Washington Apr 24, 2017

Justin Williams welcomed back to DC after Game 6 by speeding ticket

It was a good week for Justin Williams.On Friday, the clutch veteran scored the game-winning goal in overtime of Game 5 to give the
CSN Washington Apr 23, 2017

Capitals vs. Penguins 2017 Playoff schedule announced

The Captials advanced to the second round of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs thanks to a Marcus Johansson overtime goal in Game 6
FOX Sports Apr 23, 2017

Johansson's OT goal gives Capitals series win at Toronto

TORONTO (AP) Marcus Johansson stuffed his second goal of the game past Frederik Andersen at 6:31 of overtime, lifting the Washington Capitals t to a series-winning 2-1 victory ove the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 on Sunday night.

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    Chris Mueller: Matchup with Penguins will have familiar ending for Alex Ovechkin, Capitals

  • 1 Lars Eller

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  • Tom Wilson

    Tom Wilson

    Barry Trotz says Tom Wilson will be fine after taking puck to the foot at practice

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