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With Mikhail Grabovski and Brooks Laich sidelined by injuries the Caps could use the help of top prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Claude Giroux has put an early-season slump well behind him.
A southwest Ohio university is offering intensive training for nursing in flight and in disasters.
Washington teammates Marty Erat and Nicklas Backstrom face off in the Olympics when the Czechs take on the Swedes in Sochi. Preview it here.
If you were a Washington hockey fan growing up as a kid in the 1980s, you, like many hockey kids around the country, may have had a poster of Jim Craig with the American flag draped around him hanging on your wall. Now kids here likely have an Ovechkin poster. They wear an Ovechkin jersey.
News and notes as the Capitals [26-23-9, 61 points] butt helmets with the New Jersey Devils [24-21-13, 61 points] tonight at VerizonCenter [8 p.m., CSN]:
Secretary of State John Kerry, the most powerful politician in the house, performed a ceremonial puck drop to send the Olympians on their way.
The expected happened for the Capitals on Thursday night. Star winger Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal in a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets at Verizon Center. It was the 66th time Ovechkin has scored a game winner in his career, tied for eighth among all active NHL players. But it took the unexpected to even give him the chance.
Battling a hot Winnipeg team, the Caps battled back from behind in the 3rd period on the strength of veteran stars and young players to beat the Jets.