Nic Dowd

A wide-angle photo of an empty Capital One Arena with freshly-laid ice for the upcoming hockey season.

This Week in Washington: A Capitals Catch-Up

As the regular season of hockey quickly approaches, the Washington Capitals have had quite a week! Between heading back home to the DC area, adjusting to new team dynamics, and a handful of signature Capitals antics, the boys are back, busy, and better than ever. Ovechkin is back, baby! The morning after Labor Day, the […]

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Things Need to Change for the Capitals

Ever since winning the Stanley Cup in 2018, the Washington Capitals have been a very predictable hockey club. They would have a solid regular season, get into the playoffs, and they got knocked out in the first or second round. Of course, during these seasons, we would see their captain Alex Ovechkin score a ton […]

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Capitals’ Week of Weakness

The Washington Capitals beat the NHL-best Boston Bruins on February 11th. They haven’t won a game since. Through four games, Washington’s opponents have outscored it 17-7; it has given up three or more goals each time. Through the four games, the Capitals allowed three power-play goals. While half of those losses are to the Carolina […]

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Provides An Injury Update On Alex Ovechkin

The Washington Capitals started the season with up-and-down play that saw them fall early in the standings. Thanks to a strong December and the red-hot goal-scoring by Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals now find themselves on the door step for one of the top three spots in the Metropolitan Division. The month of January has been […]

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Nic Dowd Provides Personal Injury Update

The Washington Capitals suffered an injury blow last Monday night when forward Nic Dowd sustained a lower-body injury against the New York Islanders. The Capitals were on their way to getting fully healthy, with Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson returning earlier in the month. Now the capitals are expected to be without Dowd “for a […]

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Capitals Come Back on Long Island

Despite going down 3-0 in the first half of the game and losing center Nic Dowd to injury, the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the New York Islanders 4-3 in overtime Monday night. The victory marks the Capitals’ most significant comeback win of the season. Washington is now 3-2-1 in January. Sebastian Aho and Matt […]

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Nicklas Backstrom Has Potential Career-Ending Surgery

The Washington Capitals have received some very bad news in the form of their star center; Nicklas Backstrom has recently undergone hip resurfacing surgery. The surgery was done on Backstrom’s left hip, which was first operated on in 2015. He missed the first two months of the 2021-22 season due to an injury to that […]

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Breaking News: Washington Capitals Acquire Defensive Minded Forward Johan Larsson in Deadline Deal

The Washington Capitals took steps forward on Monday at the 2022 trade deadline as they looked to ensure that they had proper forward depth ahead of a Stanley Cup playoff run. Many thought they would look to bring in goaltending but ultimately decided to stick with their current duo and focus on building up the […]

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