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| 05/13/2016 1:29 PM
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Kuznetsov finished the 2015-16 season with 20 goals and 77 points in 82 games.
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| 05/13/2016 1:25 PM
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Oshie finished his first campaign in Washington with 26 goals and 51 points in 80 games.
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| 05/13/2016 1:21 PM
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Backstrom finished the 2015-16 season with 20 goals and 70 points.
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| 05/12/2016 1:05 PM
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Orpik had three goals and 10 points in 41 games while missing half the season with a cracked femur, Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington reports.
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| 05/12/2016 12:27 PM
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Carlson dealt with a broken foot/ankle in the regular season, Katie Brown of NHL.com reports.
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| 05/12/2016 11:55 AM
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Alzner dealt with a broken thumb, strained oblique, and hip flexor injury during the regular season, before sustaining a groin tear in the playoffs, Stephen Whyno of The Associated Press reports.
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| 05/12/2016 10:35 AM
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Beagle said he's healthy heading into the offseason, following complications with his grip strength after dealing with a broken hand earlier in the year, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 05/11/2016 12:05 PM
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Carlson sent Game 6 into overtime with a 5-on-3 goal Tuesday before conceding the series to the Penguins in overtime.
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| 05/11/2016 11:55 AM
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Oshie fired home a power-play goal in Tuesday's Game 6 loss to Pittsburgh.
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| 05/10/2016 11:58 PM
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Alzner indicated after the game that he exited early due to a groin strain, Chuck Gormley of CSN Mid-Atlantic reports.
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| 05/10/2016 11:52 PM
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Williams lit the lamp on three shots and added a power-play assist during Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Penguins in Game 6.
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| 05/10/2016 11:46 PM
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Backstrom picked up two assists -- one on the power play -- during Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss in Game 6.
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| 05/10/2016 11:40 PM
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Ovechkin notched two power-play helpers, six shots on goal, two PIM and four hits in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Penguins in Game 6.
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| 05/10/2016 11:32 PM
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Holtby saved 38 of 42 shots during Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Penguins in Game 6.
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| 05/10/2016 11:04 PM
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Alzner departed Tuesday's Game 4 early with an undisclosed injury, Dan Rosen of NHL.com reports.
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| 05/10/2016 6:25 PM
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Holtby will defend the crease on the road Tuesday night for Game 6 against the Penguins.
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| 05/09/2016 12:23 PM
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Orpik (suspension) has served out his three-game ban and is set to return to the lineup for Tuesday's Game 6 matchup with Pittsburgh.
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| 05/08/2016 4:15 AM
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Oshie scored the game-winning goal on the power play and added an assist in Game 5 against the Penguins on Saturday.
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| 05/08/2016 4:06 AM
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Ovechkin opened the scoring with a power-play rocket and added an assist in Saturday's Game 5 win over the Penguins.
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| 05/08/2016 4:02 AM
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Holtby stopped 30 of 31 shots in Saturday's Game 5 win over the Penguins.
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| 05/07/2016 7:08 PM
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Richards (illness) took part in warmups and will play in Saturday's game against the Penguins.
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| 05/07/2016 4:55 PM
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Holtby will command the crease at home Saturday for Game 5 against the Penguins.
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| 05/06/2016 12:06 PM
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Richards is dealing with an illness and missed Friday's practice as a result, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 05/05/2016 3:22 AM
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Ovechkin took a team-high seven shots, but his efforts proved to be in vain as tin Capitals fell 3-2 Wednesday in Pittsburgh.
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| 05/05/2016 2:46 AM
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Carlson scored a goal while taking two shots in 30:15 of ice time in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Penguins.
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| 05/05/2016 2:36 AM
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Beagle scored his third goal of the postseason despite playing only 10:59 in Wednesday's 3-2 loss at Pittsburgh.
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| 05/05/2016 2:27 AM
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Holtby gave up three goals on 33 shots in Wednesday's overtime loss at Pittsburgh.
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| 05/04/2016 2:30 PM
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Holtby will tend the twine in Wednesday's Game 4 matchup with the Penguins, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 05/04/2016 12:29 PM
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Johansson (upper body) will be back in the lineup against the Penguins for Wednesday's Game 4 matchup, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
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| 05/03/2016 12:26 PM
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Johansson was not on the ice with the team Tuesday due to an upper-body injury and will be re-evaluated prior to Wednesday's Game 4 against Pittsburgh.
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| 05/02/2016 11:45 PM
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Carlson garnered an assist and fired a game-high eight shots on goal in Monday's Game 3 loss to Pittsburgh.
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| 05/02/2016 11:36 PM
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Ovechkin scored a goal, recorded an assist, and fired seven shots on net in Monday's Game 3 loss to Pittsburgh.
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| 05/02/2016 11:14 PM
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Holtby allowed three goals on 23 shots in a 3-2 loss to the Penguins on Wednesday in Game 3.
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| 05/02/2016 4:05 PM
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Holtby will start between the pipes in Game 3 against the Penguins in Pittsburgh.
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| 05/01/2016 8:41 PM
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Orpik will be suspended three games for his hit on Pittsburgh's Olli Maatta in Saturday's Game 2.
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| 05/01/2016 11:05 AM
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Orpik will have a disciplinary hearing after interfering with Pittsburgh's Olli Maatta in Saturday's Game 2.
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| 05/01/2016 10:10 AM
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Holtby stopped 33 of 35 shots in Saturday's Game 2 loss to the Penguins.
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| 04/30/2016 4:55 PM
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Holtby will be between the pipes Saturday evening, facing the Penguins at home in Game 2 of the Eastern conference semifinals.
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| 04/29/2016 1:46 PM
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Wilson has been fined $2,403.67 after kneeing the Penguins' Conor Sheary in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal on Thursday.
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| 04/29/2016 11:21 AM
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Burakovsky opened the scoring for the Capitals in their Game 1 overtime win over the Penguins on Thursday.
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| 04/28/2016 11:48 PM
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Holtby stopped 42 of the 45 shots he faced in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Penguins in Game 1.
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| 04/28/2016 11:40 PM
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Oshie scored three goals, including the game winner, and finished with five shots in 21:54 of ice time in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Penguins in Game 1.
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| 04/28/2016 7:41 PM
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Orpik (upper body) will rejoin the lineup for Thursday's Game 1 matchup with the Penguins, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
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| 04/28/2016 7:35 PM
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Holtby will start in goal Thursday night, taking on the Penguins for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
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| 04/28/2016 11:08 AM
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Alzner (upper body) will play in Game 1 against the Penguins on Thursday, Katie Brown of NHL.com reports.
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| 04/28/2016 10:53 AM
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Orpik (upper body) participated in morning skate Thursday, making him very likely to play in the evening's Game 1, semifinal match against the Penguins, CSN's Chuck Gormley reports.
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| 04/27/2016 1:12 PM
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Orpik (upper body) has yet to be cleared medically for game action but will visit a doctor Thursday and remains hopeful he will be able to play in Game 1 against the Penguins, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
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| 04/27/2016 12:59 PM
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Alzner has missed the last two practices with an upper-body injury, but is expected to play in Game 1 against Pittsburgh on Thursday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 04/26/2016 10:57 AM
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Orpik (upper body) was on the ice for practice Tuesday morning, Jill Sorenson of CSN reports.
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| 04/25/2016 9:17 AM
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Backstrom netted the only goal of Game 6, leading the Capitals to a series win over the Flyers.
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| 04/25/2016 8:50 AM
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Holtby made 26 saves to shut out the Flyers for Game 6 on Sunday. The Capitals have advanced to the second round and will play the Penguins.
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| 04/24/2016 11:03 AM
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Orpik (upper body) is not slated to play in Sunday's Game 6 on the road against the Flyers, NHL.com's Tom Gulitti reports.
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| 04/24/2016 10:56 AM
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Holtby is slated to square off against Michal Neuvirth and the Flyers on Sunday.
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| 04/23/2016 3:48 PM
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Orpik (upper body) will travel with his team to Philadelphia ahead of Sunday's Game 6 against the Flyers, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 04/22/2016 11:58 PM
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Holtby only faced 10 shots in Game 5 against the Flyers on Friday, giving up one goal in a 2-0 loss. The second was an empty-netter.
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| 04/22/2016 3:00 PM
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Holtby will be in the blue paint for Friday's Game 5 against Philadelphia, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 04/22/2016 2:01 PM
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Head coach Barry Trotz refused to answer questions regarding whether Orpik (upper body) is dealing with a concussion, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 04/22/2016 11:11 AM
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Orpik (upper body) was not on the ice for morning skate Friday, CSN's Chuck Gormley reports. This effectively rules him out for Game 5 later in the evening.
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| 04/21/2016 2:04 PM
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Ellis was reassigned to AHL Hershey on Thursday, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
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| 04/21/2016 2:17 AM
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Oshie stayed hot with a goal in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Flyers.
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| 04/21/2016 2:13 AM
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Holtby lost for the first time this postseason, surrendering two goals on 25 shots as the Capitals fell 2-1 in Philadelphia.
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| 04/20/2016 6:29 PM
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Ellis is listed on the team's NHL roster, but will not dress for Wednesday's Game 4 in Philadelphia, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 04/20/2016 1:08 PM
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Chorney will be in the lineup Wednesday for Game 4 in Philadelphia, Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington reports.
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| 04/20/2016 12:28 PM
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Coach Barry Trotz indicated after Wednesday's morning skate that Holtby (undisclosed) will start in goal for the evening's Game 4 against the Flyers, Chuck Gormley of CSN Mid Atlantic reports.
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| 04/19/2016 1:40 PM
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Head coach Barry Trotz said Holtby (undisclosed) was "nicked up" during practice but is expected to start in Game 4, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 04/19/2016 1:32 PM
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Orpik (upper body) will not dress for Game 4 on Wednesday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
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| 04/19/2016 12:46 PM
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Orlov picked up an assist in Monday's 6-1 rout over the Flyers.
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| 04/19/2016 12:42 PM
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Johansson picked up his first goal of the playoffs in Monday's 6-1 rout over the Flyers.
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| 04/19/2016 12:38 PM
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Beagle scored his second goal of the series in Monday's 6-1 rout over the Flyers.
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| 04/19/2016 12:36 PM
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Schmidt had an assist in Monday's 6-1 rout over the Flyers.
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| 04/19/2016 12:33 PM
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Kuznetsov picked up his first goal of the playoffs in Monday's 6-1 rout over the Flyers.
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| 04/18/2016 11:02 PM
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Williams had a pair of assists in Monday's win over the Flyers.
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| 04/18/2016 10:59 PM
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Ovechkin bagged two goals and an assist in Monday's win over the Flyers.
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| 04/18/2016 10:56 PM
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Oshie collected a pair of assists in Monday's win over the Flyers.
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| 04/18/2016 10:54 PM
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Carlson collected three points Monday, scoring a goal and assisting on two in the Game 3 win over the Flyers.
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| 04/18/2016 10:51 PM
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Backstrom tallied a pair of assists in Monday's Game 3 win over the Flyers.
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| 04/18/2016 10:47 PM
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Holtby denied 31 of 32 shots in Monday's Game 3 win over the Flyers.
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| 04/18/2016 10:26 PM
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Orpik will be reevaluated Tuesday after suffering an upper-body injury during Monday's Game 3, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
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| 04/18/2016 8:50 PM
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Orpik is considered questionable to return to Monday's Game 3 against the Flyers after suffering an undisclosed injury.
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| 04/18/2016 6:17 PM
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Holtby will start between the pipes for Monday's Game 3 against the Flyers.
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| 04/17/2016 1:54 PM
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Niskanen picked up a helper in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Flyers.
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| 04/17/2016 1:51 PM
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Oshie picked up his first assist of the playoffs with an assist in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Flyers.
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| 04/17/2016 1:48 PM
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Johansson posted his second straight two-point night in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Flyers.
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| 04/17/2016 1:43 PM
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Alzner picked up an assist in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Flyers
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| 04/17/2016 1:41 PM
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Chimera scored a very odd game-winning goal in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Flyers.
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| 04/17/2016 1:34 PM
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Carlson had a goal and an assist in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Flyers
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| 04/17/2016 1:30 PM
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Ovechkin scored his first goal of the postseason in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Flyers
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| 04/16/2016 10:51 PM
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Holtby was outstanding again Saturday in Game 2 of the Capitals' playoff series against the Flyers. He finished with 41 saves in a 4-1 win.
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| 04/16/2016 10:24 PM
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Backstrom had a big day Saturday in a 4-1 win over the Flyers. He scored a goal and set up two others.
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| 04/16/2016 3:53 PM
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Holtby will be in the crease in Saturday's Game 2 against the Flyers.
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| 04/14/2016 10:47 PM
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Backstrom registered a power-play assist in Thursday's 2-0 victory against Philadelphia in Game 1.
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| 04/14/2016 10:40 PM
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Beagle lit the lamp and added two PIM in Thursday's 2-0 victory against Philadelphia in Game 1.
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| 04/14/2016 10:35 PM
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Carlson scored a power-play goal on four shots, adding two PIM and two hits in Thursday's 2-0 win over the Flyers in Game 1.
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| 04/14/2016 10:28 PM
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Johansson dished out two helpers -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's 2-0 win over the Flyers in Game 1.
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| 04/14/2016 10:10 PM
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Holtby was impenetrable Thursday, stopping all 19 shots that came his way in a 2-0 victory over the Flyers in Game 1.
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| 04/14/2016 6:44 PM
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Holtby will draw the start for Game 1 on Thursday against the Flyers.
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| 04/14/2016 12:33 PM
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Niskanen recorded five goals and 32 points in 82 games during the 2015-16 regular season.
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| 04/14/2016 12:28 PM
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Chimera recorded 20 goals and 40 points in 82 games in the 2015-16 regular season.
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| 04/14/2016 12:23 PM
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Williams finished the 2015-16 regular season with 22 goals and 52 points in 82 games.
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| 04/13/2016 12:56 PM
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Oshie departed Wednesday's practice early, but coach Barry Trotz indicated afterwards that he's fine and he was removed for precautionary reasons, Joe McDonald of ESPN reports.
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