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Caps Take To the Road

Washington embarks upon its longest continuous road trip since 2011, a five-game trip through four time zones starting on Tuesday in St. Paul vs. Wild.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

March 28 vs. Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center

Time: 8:00 p.m.

TV: CSN 

Radio: 104.7 FM and Capitals Radio 24/7

Washington Capitals 49-17-8

Minnesota Wild 44-24-7

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Ovechkin's Russian Heritage Night Skates Raise $9,500

Money raised will go to the American Special Hockey Association (ASHA).

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation raised $9,500 for the American Special Hockey Association (ASHA) through an auction featuring Russian-American themed Bauer Vapor 1X skates worn by Alex Ovechkin during pregame warmups on March 23 when the Capitals hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets as part of the Capitals' Russian Heritage Night. 
 

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MSE Foundation Supports Tucker Road Hockey Program

In January Fort Washington, Md.'s Tucker Road Ice Rink, home to the Tucker Road Ice Hockey Program's Tucker Road Ducks, was destroyed following a ceiling fire.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

In January Fort Washington, Md.'s Tucker Road Ice Rink, home to the Tucker Road Ice Hockey Program's Tucker Road Ducks, was destroyed following a ceiling fire. 

In the wake of the blaze, the Ducks not only lost a place to practice and play, but also thousands of dollars' worth of donated equipment.

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Short Shifts

Capitals teammates show off big hair in team photo

Justin Williams, Andre Burakovsky steal show on fun picture day

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. - Justin Williams had company in the big-hair department for the Washington Capitals team photo on Monday.

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Golden retriever plays fetch on ice at Verizon Center

Dog runs end to end to retrieve puck before Capitals game Saturday

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Go get it! Good boy!

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#CapsYotes Postgame Notebook: The Thirty Dozen

Winnik scores twice, Ovechkin nets 30th, Holtby wins again, Caps set home victories standard.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Alex Ovechkin scored Washington's first goal of the game, cashing in on a power play in the first period. For the Caps captain, it was his 30th goal of the season, and the 12th straight season in which he has achieved that plateau.

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Caps Overcome Coyotes, 4-1

Daniel Winnik scores twice in the third period against his former Arizona teammates, enabling the Caps to break open a 1-1 game and earn a 4-1 win.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Washington had numerous chances to achieve separation from the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night at Verizon Center, but it wasn't until after the Coyotes came back to tie the game in the third period that the Caps were able put some distance between themselves and the Desert Dogs.

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#CapsYotes Skate Shavings: The Run For 31

Caps take aim at franchise mark for home wins, Carey comes up from Hershey.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Washington hosts the Arizona Coyotes at Verizon Center on Saturday night in the finale of a three-game homestand. The Caps are facing the Coyotes for the first time this season, and the first time in nearly a calendar year. 

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Caps Close Homestand vs. Coyotes

Washington takes aim at a franchise record for home victories in a season on Saturday when it hosts the Coyotes.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

March 25 vs. Arizona Coyotes at Verizon Center

Time: 7:00 p.m. 

TV: CSN

Radio: 104.7 FM and Capitals Radio 24/7

Arizona Coyotes 27-38-9

Washington Capitals 48-17-8

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#CapsJackets Notebook: Musta Notta Gotta Lotta

Caps overcome Jackets in shootout to retain hold on top spot in Metro, Williams and Johansson reach benchmarks.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

With a pair of Vezina Trophy candidates in goal on Thursday night at Verizon Center, goals didn't figure to be plentiful as the Capitals hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets. For 40 minutes, neither the Caps Braden Holtby nor the Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky showed any sign of being penetrable, and the contest continued into the third, a scoreless tie. 

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