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Carlson lets play speak for itself during fast start with Capitals

Defenseman leads League in scoring, is third ever at his position with 18 points first 10 games

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- John Carlson's fast start has him being mentioned in the company of some of the best defensemen to play the game.

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Short Shifts

Ovechkin, Capitals return favor by supporting Nationals' World Series run

Forward says he's 'lucky charm' who kicked off baseball team's streak by throwing out first pitch

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Washington Capitals remember the support they received from the Washington Nationals during their run to winning the Stanley Cup in 2018 and have been excited to give it back this fall.

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Blues visit White House, honored by President Trump for Stanley Cup win

Championship team receives ceremony in Rose Garden, tours Oval Office

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

President Trump honors the Blues

White House honors 2019 Stanley Cup Champion Blues

President Donald Trump honored the 2019 Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues with a ceremony Tuesday at the White House

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WASHINGTON -- The St. Louis Blues enjoyed a final moment in the sun with the Stanley Cup when they were honored at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden on Tuesday.

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Burakovsky thriving with undefeated Avalanche

Forward traded by Capitals continues hot streak in return to Washington

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Andre Burakovsky couldn't help cracking a smile when he lined up for the opening face-off across from his good friend and former roommate Tom Wilson on Monday.

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Pavelski still adjusting, seeking comfort zone with Stars

Forward has one point in four games after spending past 13 seasons with Sharks

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Joe Pavelski isn't there yet, but slowly he can feel it coming.

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Perry resumes skating, closer to making debut with Stars

Forward fractured foot before start of training camp, will be evaluated later in week

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Corey Perry has resumed skating, and the forward is moving closer to returning from a foot injury and making his debut with the Dallas Stars.

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Kuznetsov set to play first game with Capitals following suspension

Center, who missed first three of season, expected to be in lineup against Stars

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Evgeny Kuznetsov will have the opportunity to begin making good on his vow to redeem himself when the Washington Capitals center makes his season debut against the Dallas Stars at Capital One Arena on Tuesday (7 p.m. ET; ESPN+, NBCSWA, FS-SW, NHL.TV).

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Slavin adapting to fatherhood, increased responsibility with Hurricanes

Defenseman balancing growing family, role as alternate captain for undefeated Carolina

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Jaccob Slavin's teammates say fatherhood hasn't changed the Carolina Hurricanes defenseman.

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Aho focused on Hurricanes, not worried about playing Canadiens

Carolina opens season against Montreal, which signed forward to offer sheet

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Sebastian Aho never had time to consider the alternate universe where he wasn't playing for the Carolina Hurricanes in their season opener against the Montreal Canadiens at PNC Arena on Thursday (7 p.m. ET; FS-CR, TSN2, RDS, NHL.TV).

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Gibson eager for bounce-back season with Ducks

Goalie counting on lessons learned from Anaheim's 2018-19 struggles

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

When John Gibson reflects on last season, the Anaheim Ducks goalie understandably can't get past the worst stretch of his NHL career.

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