Washington Capitals

Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93), of the Czech Republic, collides with Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of an NHL hockey game.
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March 24, 2019 - 3:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby made 35 saves to compensate for an inconsistent effort by his teammates, and the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Sunday afternoon to snap a two-game skid. Holtby was in late-season form and helped Washington kill off three of four Philadelphia...
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Washington Capitals' Brett Connolly, left, scores past Philadelphia Flyers goalie Carter Hart, center, and Ivan Provorov, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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March 14, 2019 - 10:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brett Connolly had two goals and an assist to help the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 Thursday night. Evgeny Kuznetsov added a goal and an assist, and Lars Eller and Tom Wilson also scored as the Capitals remained two points ahead of the second-place New...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Brian Elliott, right, skates past Oskar Lindblom, left, as he leaves the game after giving up his fourth goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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March 06, 2019 - 10:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom each had a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 Wednesday night to reclaim sole possession of first place in the Metropolitan Division. Brett Connolly, Tom Wilson and Andre Burakovsky also scored for...
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Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Mike McKenna (56) stops the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game as Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) watches, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Washington.
AP Photo/Nick Wass
January 08, 2019 - 10:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jakub Vrana scored twice to set a career high in goals and added an assist to help the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 Tuesday night and hand their division rivals their eighth consecutive loss. Vrana showed off his speed on his first goal and ended the...
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Washington Capitals left wing Jakub Vrana, center, celebrates his goal with right wing Tom Wilson, left, and center Evgeny Kuznetsov during the second period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights.
AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin
June 07, 2018 - 11:24 pm
By Greg Beacham, AP Sports Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Washington Capitals have won their first Stanley Cup. Alex Ovechkin scored midway through the game and Lars Eller had a go-ahead goal with 6:37 left in the third period, lifting the Capitals to a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights in...
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