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Playoffs? You kidding me? Why wait until the playoffs to grow an awesome mustache? Capitals defenseman and one-time Milan Lucic opponent John Erskine has decided to begin growing out his mustache as a part of "Movember" to promote men's health and raise money for prostate cancer research. "Hey guys, might be a bit early but I'm bringing back the stash!!" Erskine tweeted, along with a link to his "Mo Space" page.

Jay Beagle Gets Knocked Out During

Like it or not fighting is part of hockey.  Sure many in the NHL want to move the game away from it's brawling past, but sometimes tempers flare and a bit of a punch up is needed to settle things.  This is especially the case when two heated rivals get together on the ice.  On Thursday night the Washington Capitals traveled north to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins continuing...

Capitals G Neuvirth plagued by lower-body injury

Washington Capitals goaltender Michal Neuvirth is dealing with a lower-body injury and is questionable to play in Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, according to coach Bruce Boudreau. Neuvirth did not practice on Wednesday, but Boudreau admitted that there is a "good chance" the netminder gets the call if he skates on Thursday. The 23-year-old won his...

Wideman nets winner as Capitals top Penguins, 3-2

Dennis Wideman's power-play goal 2:48 into overtime lifted the Washington Capitals to a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.

Game #5 - vs Washington Capitals

2011-12 Game 5 Washington Capitals (2-0-0, 4 points) at Pittsburgh Penguins (3-0-1, 7 points) An Ovechkin rookie card goes for $50 - $60 these days (ungraded).  Crosby rookie from the same year / set?  Around $180-200 (also ungraded).  Poor Alex. Why does it matter? Not only is it the normal rivalry, but this is a great test to see where the Pens' penalty...

KHL Thanks the Capitals and Penguins

Release from the KHL: The following is Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) president Alexander Medvedev’s statement regarding tonight’s joint fundraising effort by the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins to benefit the families of those who perished in the tragic Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash on Wednesday, September 7th.  “I’d like to both commend and thank the players...

Washington's comfort level grows with 8th win in row here

It's not like the rivalry needed this. There wasn't much danger of the Penguins and Washington Capitals getting together anytime soon to just hang out, sip a few brews and watch some football. Good luck finding a mongoose who has as much disdain for his neighborhood cobra as these clubs have for each other.

Extra Effort

Washington needed a little extra time, but it handed Pittsburgh its initial setback of the season. Dennis Wideman's power-play goal in OT was the difference in the Capitals' 2-1 win.

Video: Asham fights Beagle

This fight between Pittsburgh's Arron Asham and Washington's Jay Beagle overshadowed a good hockey game in the Steel City on Thursday. It has caused quite a stir throughout the hockey world due to Asham's actions following his knock out of Beagle (Asham owned up to it after the game, calling it "classless") which were regrettable and gave hockey another black...

Caps' Brooks Laich rails against NHL's concussion policy

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Senators-Capitals Preview

It has not been easy, but the Washington Capitals can't complain about their solid start to the season. Looking to match a franchise record with their fourth straight win to open 2011-12, the Capitals try to continue their recent home dominance of the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. For the first time in club history, Washington has started with three straight games decided...
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