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Caps process another early exit from playoffs while looking ahead to health questions and offseason personnel changes

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Round two of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs gets underway tonight, but for the fourth straight season, the Caps won't be a part of the action. Washington's season came to an end on Friday when it lost Game 6 of its opening round set with the Florida Panthers.

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Fehervary and Kempny Heading to 2022 IIHF World Championship

Washington Capitals defensemen Martin Fehervary (Slovakia) and Michal Kempny (Czechia) will join their respective national teams at the 2022 IIHF World Championship in Finland

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Washington Capitals defensemen Martin Fehervary (Slovakia) and Michal Kempny (Czechia) will join their respective national teams at the 2022 IIHF World Championship in Finland, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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2021-22 Washington Capitals Final Media Availability Session

The Washington Capitals conducted their final media availability session of the season on Sunday, May 15 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals conducted their final media availability session of the season on Sunday, May 15 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va.

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Panthers Close Out Caps in OT, 4-3

Verhaeghe nets third straight game-winning goal to give Florida its first playoff series win since 1996, ending Caps' season

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Carter Verhaeghe scored at 2:46 of overtime to lift the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win over Washington on Friday night at Capital One Arena. With the Game 6 victory, the Panthers have eliminated the Caps from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, winning each of the last three games of the best-of-seven series.

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SKATE SHAVINGS - News and Notes From Caps' Morning Skate

Caps ready for do-or-die Game 6 vs. Panthers, seeking improvements at 5-on-5, Verhaeghe will be game-time decision for Cats, more

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Another State Of Mind - After letting a late lead slip away in Game 4 and failing to build upon and hold a 3-0 second period lead in a Game 5 loss, the Caps are out of slack on the rope as they try to engineer an upset of the Presidents' Trophy-winning Florida Panthers in Game 6 of the series tonight. For the first time in the postseason, Washington faces elimination tonight. The Caps must win Game 6 tonight at Capital One Arena, and they've got to take Game 7 in Florida on Sunday in order to advance to the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Capitals Recall Pheonix Copley from Hershey, Re-assign Hunter Shepard

Copley appeared in two games for the Capitals this season

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Pheonix Copley from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned goaltender Hunter Shepard to Hershey, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Caps Seek to Square Series

Caps take on Panthers in a must-win Game 6 on Friday night at Capital One Arena

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

May 13 vs. Florida Panthers at FLA Live Arena 

Game 6, First Round Stanley Cup Playoff Series (Panthers lead, 3-2)

Time: 7:30 p.m.

TV: NBCSW, TBS

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7, 106.7 The Fan

 

Washington Capitals (44-26-12)

Florida Panthers (58-18-6)

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POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Panthers 5, Caps 3

Caps cough up 3-0 lead in Game 5 loss, Caps score PPG in fifth straight game and extend kill streak to 16 straight, more

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Turn Back Time - The last 48 hours or so are a painful reminder of how swiftly and severely a Stanley Cup Playoff series can swing, not that the Capitals were in need of such a reminder.

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Tobias Geisser to Represent Switzerland at IIHF World Championship

Geisser also represented Switzerland at the 2021 IIHF World Championship, appearing in six games

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - Washington Capitals prospect Tobias Geisser will represent Switzerland at the 2022 IIHF World Championship, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Caps Fall 5-3 to Florida in Game 5

Verhaeghe's five-point night paces Panthers' attack as they score five unanswered goal to win Game 5 and take 3-2 series lead

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Two nights after his overtime goal in Game 4 evened the series at 2-2, Panthers winger Carter Verhaeghe had a five-point night to pace his team to a 5-3 win over the Capitals in Game 5 of the first-round playoff series between the two teams on Wednesday night at FLA Live Arena. Verhaeghe scored Florida's first goal, netted the game-winner and added three primary helpers as the Cats scored five unanswered goals to erase a 3-0 Washington lead early in the second period.

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