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Alex Ovechkin trolls Brooks Laich's healthy juice recipe with all-alcohol version

How do you make a healthy juice? If you're Brooks Laich, you put a bunch of kale, beets and lemons in your juicer, then share
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 hours ago

Prospect report: Connor Hobbs responds to healthy scratch

The Hershey Bears are struggling, Shane Gersich is lighting it up in college and Connor Hobbs responds with a big game after being a healthy scratch.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 hours ago

By The Numbers: Andre Burakovsky Hot Play Since Being A Healthy Scratch

It wasn’t the most ideal of starts for winger Andre Burakovsky. After coming off a career high 38 point season a year ago more was expected from the third-year forward.
Via Capitals Outsider
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capitals are winning more, whining less at referees

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Shut up and play has been a mantra lately for the Washington Capitals. Too often early in the season players would harp on officials for missing a penalty or getting a call wrong. So coach Barry Trotz and veteran leaders made a concerted effort to tone down on the yapping. Even though the Capitals have taken their fair share of penalties, their bench has been...
Via Associated Press
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin on being a Russian living in D.C.: ‘I’m neutral’

Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin credits remaining in the middle of the road politically speaking for the ability to navigate playing in the nation’s capital while being a native-born Russian, especially in light of the currently contentious political climate. The relationship between the United States and Russia are dropping to Cold War levels given the recent...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicklas Backstrom is NHL’s First Star of the Week

Nicklas Backstrom won't overreact to this achievement, but he got it anyway: The NHL's first star of the week.
Via Capitals Outsider
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals blow out Flyers 5-0 to win 9th consecutive game

WASHINGTON (AP) Justin Williams and Matt Niskanen each scored two goals and Philipp Grubauer stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals extended their winning streak to nine in authoritative fashion by crushing the Philadelphia Flyers 5-0 on Sunday. The Capitals lead the NHL with 63 points. Despite a sluggish start, the Capitals came alive with four goals on seven...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps Honor Backstrom for 500 Assists

Nicklas Backstrom was presented with a golden stick for notching his 500th assist with the Caps.
Via Capitals Outsider
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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