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Mike Marson honored by Capitals

Former Washington forward was second black player in NHL

by Katie Brown / NHL.com Correspondent

Mike Marson joins broadcast

STL@WSH: Mike Marson joins broadcast to talk career

Mike Marson, the second black NHL player and former Capital, joins Washington's broadcast to talk about his career

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WASHINGTON -- Former NHL player Mike Marson, the second black player in the League and first to play for the Washington Capitals, was honored with a video tribute when he attended the Washington Capitals game against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.

Marson, who was recently featured in the documentary film "Soul on Ice: Past, Present & Future," played 193 games for the Capitals in their early days as an expansion team from 1974-79. He played three games for the Los Angeles Kings in 1979-80 before his NHL career ended.

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game recap

Blues blank Capitals to continue streak

St. Louis hasn't allowed goal in 240:18, longest run in its history

by Katie Brown / NHL.com Correspondent

Allen's 32-save shutout

STL@WSH: Allen backstops Blues to franchise record

3/26/16: Jake Allen makes 32 saves in a 4-0 win, leading the Blues to their fourth consecutive shutout, a new franchise record

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WASHINGTON -- Goaltender Jake Allen sat on the bench three games in a row and watched teammate Brian Elliott earn three consecutive shutouts. Allen just hoped he'd be able to keep up when he got his chance to play.

Allen did just that Saturday, making 32 saves to help the St. Louis Blues continue their shutout streak in a 4-0 win against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center.

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Situation Room

Coach's Challenge: STL @ WSH - 11:05 of Second Period

Original call stands - good goal St. Louis Blues

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Situation Room: STL vs. WSH

Situation Room: Parayko's goal stands

3/26/16: The Capitals challenge offside on Colton Parayko's goal in the 2nd period, and after review, the call stands as a good goal

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At 11:05 of the second period in the Blues/Capitals game, Washington requested a Coach's Challenge to review whether St. Louis was off-side prior to Colton Parayko's goal. 

After reviewing all available replays and consulting with NHL Hockey Operations staff, the Linesman determined that the Blues entered the attacking zone legally prior to the goal.

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game preview

Capitals can clinch Presidents' Trophy against Blues

Washington, without Oshie, needs one point to finish with League's best record

by Katie Brown / NHL.com Correspondent

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie won't play against his former team, the St. Louis Blues for the first time since being traded on July 2, 2015.

Washington acquired Oshie in exchange for Troy Brouwer, goalie Pheonix Copley and a third-round pick in July.

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