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T.J. Oshie recorded two power play goals last night against the New York Rangers for the second time in his career (Oct. 9, 2017) to help lead Washington to a 5-2 win. Oshie has recorded a power play goal in 34 games as a Capital, and Washington is 26-3-5 in games where he does. Last night marked Oshie's 300th career game as a Capital, and he's recorded exactly 108 goals and 108 assists since joining Washington. Oshie's goal total since 2015-16, his first year with the Capitals, ranks second on the team (Alex Ovechkin: 188). 

With the win, the Capitals improved to 5-2-2 on the season and extended their point streak against New York to 11 games (10-0-1). Additionally, Washington improved to 105-51-23 against the Metropolitan Division all-time, having recorded the most wins and points (233) in the NHL against the division since its inception in 2013.

The Capitals will now embark on a season-long five game road trip, starting with the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday at United Center.

Schedule & Availability

Today

11:30 a.m.: Practice, MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Upcoming Dates

Sunday, Oct. 20

3:45 p.m. CT: Head coach Todd Reirden media availability, United Center

6 p.m. CT: Washington at Chicago Blackhawks, United Center

TV: NBCSW
Audio: 106.6 The Fan, Caps Radio 24/7, Caps Mobile App, WashingtonCaps.com

Monday, Oct. 21

12 p.m. MT: Practice, Scotiabank Saddledome

Tuesday, Oct. 22

11:30 p.m. MT: Morning skate, Scotiabank Saddledome

7 p.m. MT: Washington at Calgary Flames, Scotiabank Saddledome

TV: NBCSW
Audio: 94.7 The Drive, Caps Radio 24/7, Caps Mobile App, WashingtonCaps.com

Capitals Clips

October 19, 2019

Must Read/See/Hear Material

Local:

Dump 'n Chase: Caps Win By a Nose / Skate Shavings - News And Notes From Caps' Morning Skate 10/18

Washington Post: Michal Kempny, back in action at last, scores early to help Capitals past Rangers / Michal Kempny to play against Rangers; Capitals place Richard Panik on long-term injured reserve

Washington Times: Capitals place Panik on long-term IR, Kempny to make season debut

NBC Sports Washington: T.J. Oshie puts on a memorable performance in 300th game as a Capital / A return six months in the making for defenseman Michal Kempny / Garnet Hathaway becomes latest Capital to win the Nats batting helmet / Caps overwhelm Lundqvist, Rangers for win in Kempny's return / The 'Baby Shark' phenomenon hits Capital One Arena as Nationals visit Caps game / Max Scherzer fools everyone, drops a baseball instead of puck at Caps game / Capitals Prospect Report: Travis Boyd makes the most of his time in Hershey / 5 things to know for Caps-Rangers: Michal Kempny is back

DCist: This Young Caps Fan Loves Ovech-e-kin And His Ravenous Tarantula Named Michael

KRON 4: KRON4 Morning Buzz: Kid hockey player steals show at Washington Capitals game

WJLA: Meet Captain! He is the Washington Capitals new service dog and he's pretty cute

106.7 The Fan: Lars Eller: Capitals laying a foundation they can build on

National:

NHL: Oshie, Carlson help Capitals hand Rangers third straight loss / Nationals pitcher Scherzer drops baseball over puck at Capitals game / Black Girl Hockey Club member goes for a ride at Capitals game

Associated Press: John Carlson's 3-point night helps Capitals beat Rangers 5-2

Canadian Press: John Carlson's 3-Point Night Helps Capitals Beat Rangers 5-2

CBS Sports: Young hockey player steals show with an adorable interview during Capitals game

Kelowna Now: 5 things you need to know this morning: Oct. 18, 2019 (Washington Capitals mentioned)

NBC Sports: Nationals' Scherzer drops ceremonial baseball before Capitals game / Kempny returns to Capitals' blue line for first time since March

Newsday: Rangers' line changes fail to work in loss to Capitals

New York Post: It keeps getting uglier for Rangers in third straight loss (Washington Capitals mentioned)

Reuters: Carlson gets three more points, Caps bury Rangers

The Score: Capitals' Carlson off to historic start

USA Today: New York Rangers at Washington Capitals odds, picks and betting tips

Video:

Washington Capitals: Postgame | October 18 / Todd Reirden Postgame / Max Scherzer "Puck" Drop / Adam Eaton Reads The Lines / Scherzer's Unique Puck Drop / Rinkside Update | Tj Oshie / Todd Reirden Pregame | October 18  / Two-Man Advantage | October 18 / Michal Kempny | October 18

NBC Sports Washington: Capitals stomp New York Rangers 5-2 for second straight home win

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