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Why did Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin play so little against the Maple Leafs?
April 18th, 2017 at 6:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** Alex Ovechkin skated fewer than five minutes in the third period in Game 3. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) TORONTO â?? Alex Ovechkin had been sitting on the bench for more than five minutes when he got a little carried away. The Washington Capitals had just successfully killed a penalty with less than eight...

The Noon Number: Leading by Example
April 18th, 2017 at 12:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images 12 - Number of playoff games in which Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom have both scored a goal over the course of their careers, including last night's ... Read Original Post at http://www.japersrink.com/2017/4/18/15342256/the-noon-number-leading-by-example-backstrom-ovechkin-capitals Sports Media 101 searches and spiders for news...

Alan May: Let Alex Ovechkin Play
April 18th, 2017 at 10:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? Is Capitals coach Barry Trotz out-coaching himself? Former player and current CSN Mid-Atlantic analyst Alan May thinks he might be. He joined The Sports Junkies on 106.7 The Fan Tuesday morning, after the Capitals blew a 2-0 lead to fall behind in their first-round series against the Toronto...

Capitals fail to ‘Own the big moments,’ fall behind in first-round series vs. Toronto
April 18th, 2017 at 12:17 AM
***PHOTO1*** TORONTO â?? There's an emblem the Washington Capitals have stuck onto a door in their locker room. It's a smiling skull with "Own the big moments" written around the edge of it. The phrase was taken from forward Justin Williams, who repeatedly said Washington didn't do just that in its...

WATCH: Caps Jump to Quick Lead Over Leafs in Toronto
April 17th, 2017 at 8:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? The Washington Capitals were slow out of the gate in each of the first two games of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, needing to play from behind and participating in three overtime periods. For Game 3, as the play traveled north of the border, the Caps made an...