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Capitals hope to build momentum off Stadium Series win

Enter three-game California trip leading Metropolitan Division following impressive victory against Maple Leafs

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Playing outdoors in the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series on Saturday brought out the Washington Capitals' best game.

Now, they have to take it with them on their three-game California road trip that begins against the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday (10 p.m. ET; NBCSN, NBCSWA, NHL.TV).

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Stadium Series blog: Chandler Stephenson

Capitals forward reflects on memorable win against Maple Leafs

by Chandler Stephenson / Special to NHL.com

Washington Capitals forward Chandler Stephenson is keeping a diary of his experiences at the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland. The Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Saturday in the 25th outdoor regular-season game and the last of three this season.

In his final installment Saturday, Stephenson talks about what it was like to walk out for the start of the game and the memories he'll take with him from playing outdoors for the first time in the NHL.

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Top players carry Capitals to Stadium Series win against Maple Leafs

Backstrom, Carlson, Kuznetsov each has three points; Ovechkin gets 40th goal

by Shawn P. Roarke @sroarke_nhl / NHL.com Director of Editorial

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- On the morning of the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game, Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom joked that he just wanted to make friends with the puck when he finally got on the ice at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

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Ovechkin scores 40th for Capitals in Stadium Series, eyes more

Forward two shy of 600 goals for NHL career

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Alex Ovechkin is always thinking big, so it was no surprise that reaching the 40-goal mark again on Saturday wasn't enough for the Washington Capitals captain.

"Forty is nice, but 50 is better," Ovechkin said.

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Maple Leafs fail to get revenge on Capitals at Stadium Series

After loss in playoffs last season, Toronto falls short in outdoor game

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The eye black on Frederik Andersen's cheeks made him look angry. Actually, he didn't need any help in that regard.

Given the hook after surrendering five goals on 25 shots, the Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender was irked, irritated and admittedly embarrassed. In the end, he and his teammates had reason to be.

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Stadium Series 'experience of a lifetime' for Capitals, Maple Leafs

Midshipmen, pageantry add up to memorable night at U.S. Naval Academy

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- To participate in the pregame ceremony at the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series, midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy had to secure a spot by filling out an electronic form about a month ago.

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Ovechkin scores 40th goal for Capitals

Sixth NHL player to reach number for ninth time

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Ovechkin's 40th goal of season

TOR@WSH: Ovechkin nets 40th goal of season in front

Alex Ovechkin takes a feed in the slot and fires a shot over the glove of Frederik Andersen for his 40th goal of the season and a 2-1 lead

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals scored his 40th goal of the season Saturday to become the sixth player to score that many in nine or more NHL seasons.

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Ovechkin scores 40th, Capitals top Maple Leafs in Stadium Series

Washington wins outdoor game at U.S. Naval Academy

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Alex Ovechkin's 40th goal of the season and 598th of his NHL career was part of a hot start by the Washington Capitals that sunk the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series on Saturday.

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U.S. women's Olympic hockey team honored at Stadium Series

Gold medal winners cheered by crowd at Naval Academy after meeting fans, young goalies

by Brian McNally / NHL.com Correspondent

U.S. Women's team honored

TOR@WSH: U.S. Women's team honored for gold medal win

Members of the gold medal winning U.S. Women's hockey team are honored during the second intermission of the 2018 Stadium Series

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The gold-medal winning United States women's Olympic hockey team was honored during the second intermission of the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series Game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals. 

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Stadium Series pregame ceremony features extended military salute

Nod to U.S. Navy tradition, flyover among highlights

by Shawn P. Roarke @sroarke_nhl / NHL.com Director of Editorial

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Salutes are a way of life at the U.S. Naval Academy, but the lengthy salute to the military, and to outdoor hockey, on Saturday was special even by those standards.

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