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Saturday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: A look back at Matt Niskanen’s season, Reirden may have a new addition to his staff and more.<i>Your savory</i> …

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Washington Capitals: Matt Niskanen glue for defense

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 07: Matt Niskanen #2 of the Washington Capitals checks Alex Tuch #89 of the Vegas Golden Knights against the boards during the …

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Lightning vs. Capitals - Game Summary - May 17, 2018 - ESPN

Team Stats<p>Game Information<p>Capital One Arena<p>8:00 PM, May 17, 2018Coverage: NBCSN<p>Washington, DC 20599<p>Line: WSH -120<p>Attendance: 18,506<p>100%<p>Capacity: …

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Want to watch Alex Ovechkin walking through the MGM Grand lobby with the Stanley Cup? Sure you do.

Let’s just say you’re Alex Ovechkin, and you win the Stanley Cup, and you just happen to be in Las Vegas. Naturally, you’re going to parade the thing through the MGM Grand lobby. NBC4’s Chris Kerwin was there to capture this particular magic.<p>He’s never letting it go. It’s going to be like one of …

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Golden Knights tie Capitals in Game 5 thanks to lucky bounce

Nate Schmidt and the Golden Knights get a little puck luck as his shot ricochets off Matt Niskanen's skate to tie game at 1-1.

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Alex Ovechkin rang a shot off the post in the first period on the power play. He didn't miss in the second period, slamming the puck past a lunging Marc-Andre Fleury for the 2-1 lead. His goal arrived 34 seconds after Jonathan Marchessault fired a puck off Matt Niskanen's skate to tie the game. It was his 15th goal this postseason, most in a single postseason in Capitals history. It gave Washington the lead … did it also give Ovechkin the Conn Smythe if the Golden Knights can't rally?

Alex Ovechkin rang a shot off the post in the first period on the power play. He didn't miss in the second period, slamming the puck past a lunging …

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Golden Knights vs. Capitals - Game Summary - June 4, 2018 - ESPN

Team Stats<p>Game Information<p>Capital One Arena<p>8:00 PM, June 4, 2018Coverage: NBC<p>Washington, DC 20599<p>Line: WSH -130<p>Over/Under: 5.5<p>Attendance: …

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Capitals vs. Penguins - Game Summary - May 1, 2018 - ESPN

Team Stats<p>Game Information<p>PPG Paints Arena<p>7:30 PM, May 1, 2018Coverage: NBCSN<p>Pittsburgh, PA 15295<p>Line: PIT -170<p>Attendance: 18,634<p>100%<p>Capacity: …

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The Three Best Tweets From The CAPS Epic Victory Last Night

<i>Excluding the actual goals of course.</i>1. Obviously:WE WANT THE #STANLEYCUP! #ALLCAPS pic.twitter.com/uxeN4NoIRy— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) June …

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T.J. Oshie and Matt Niskanen took the Metro to Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals

At least two of the Capitals were feeling pretty loose, and friendly, before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals.<p>T.J. Oshie and Matt Niskanen took the Metro to Capital One Arena for Saturday night’s game against the Vegas Golden Knights. Twitter users posted photos and videos of the players, along …

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For Game Three, TJ Oshie and Matt Niskanen took a metro to Capital One Arena and rode with Caps fans

Ahead of Game Three, Washington DC shut down streets surrounding Capital One Arena to accommodate a watch party and pregame concert featuring Sting …

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Capitals' T.J. Oshie, Matt Niskanen ride Metro with fans to Game 3

With Washington D.C. hosting its first Stanley Cup Final game since the 1997-1998 season, a couple members of the Capitals found themselves commuting …

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Capitals' players took the metro to their first Stanley Cup Final game in D.C.

The Washington D.C. metro system has a reputation for being notoriously unreliable and, also, for catching on fire.<p>But that didn’t stop the Capitals’ T.J. Oshie and Matt Niskanen from using public transportation to get their first Stanley Cup Final game in D.C. at Capital One Arena.<p>Niskanen and …

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Capitals vs. Golden Knights - Game Summary - May 28, 2018 - ESPN

Team Stats<p>Game Information<p>T-Mobile Arena<p>8:00 PM, May 28, 2018Coverage: NBC<p>Las Vegas, NV 89199<p>Line: VGS -165<p>Attendance: 18,575<p>100%<p>Capacity: …

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Capitals vs. Penguins - Game Summary - May 7, 2018 - ESPN

Team Stats<p>Game Information<p>PPG Paints Arena<p>7:00 PM, May 7, 2018Coverage: NBCSN<p>Pittsburgh, PA 15295<p>Line: PIT -185<p>Over/Under: 6<p>Attendance: …

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Barry Trotz | May 25

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Caps Pregame Locker Room | May 23

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Monday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Lightning Game 6 Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: It’s the biggest game of Ovechkin’s career, the team rallies around Matt Niskanen, perhaps the Caps could …

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‘I’ve got to be better’: Matt Niskanen blamed himself for every Lightning goal in Game Five

The Capitals first pairing, consisting of <b>Dmitry Orlov</b> and <b>Matt Niskanen</b>, were on the ice for every goal the Lightning scored in Tampa Bay’s 3-2 Game …

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Signs of life in Capital One Arena as Brett Connolly cracks the shutout

Life has returned to Capital One Arena as <b>Brett Connolly</b> kicked off the Caps’ comeback bid with a big goal in the second period.<p>Video<p>Just what we …

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Stamkos aims to keep Lightning power play on target in Game 4

<b>WASHINGTON --</b> The obstacles were in Steven Stamkos' way when the Tampa Bay Lightning center wound up for a one-timer from the left face-off circle …

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Capitals Pregame | May 15

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Capitals Locker Room | May 11

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Capitals vs. Penguins Third Period Thread

Third period ahead.OH BOY, HEEEERE WEEEE GO!Halfway through the period, with Devante Smith-Pelly providing Matt Niskanen his stick to replace a …

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Niskanen beats Murray's glove to tie the game again

The Penguins took a lead but Matt Niskanen tied the game at 3 as he beat Murray's glove.

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Matt Niskanen evens game as Capitals and Penguins' seesaw affair continues

Matt Niskanen's shot bounces off Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Muray's glove and into the net as the Washington Capitals tie the game once again

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Goalie Matt Murray wasn't great in Game 2, and in Game 3 he gave up a long-range goal to Matt Niskanen in the third period that bounced off his pad into the air and behind him. The kind of goal that, in previous postseasons, might have had the locals clamoring for Marc-Andre Fleury to take the crease. Heck, they still might, since he's been unbeatable for the Vegas Golden Knights in these playoffs.

Goalie Matt Murray wasn't great in Game 2, and in Game 3 he gave up a long-range goal to Matt Niskanen in the third period that bounced off his pad …

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Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen on the importance of avoiding a Game 7 against Columbus and the looming showdown with the Penguins in Round 2 if they advance.

Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen on the importance of avoiding a Game 7 against Columbus and the looming showdown with the Penguins in …

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Capitals take a much-needed lead over Blue Jackets in Game 3

Matt Niskanen is awarded the Capitals' first goal of Game 3 after picking up the pass from Alex Ovechkin in the second period.

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