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Capitals Faceoff

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The Capitals Faceoff podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Capitals correspondent JJ Regan and highlights all members of our Capitals coverage team including Capitals Insider Tarik El-Bashir. Regan will also reach out to a host of outside influencers both in the D.C. media and the national landscape.

The Capitals Faceoff podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Capitals correspondent JJ Regan and highlights all members of our Capitals coverage team including Capitals Insider Tarik El-Bashir. Regan will also reach out to a host of outside influencers both in the D.C. media and the national landscape.
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The Capitals Faceoff podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Capitals correspondent JJ Regan and highlights all members of our Capitals coverage team including Capitals Insider Tarik El-Bashir. Regan will also reach out to a host of outside influencers both in the D.C. media and the national landscape.

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Episodes

Game 31: ANOTHER Ovechkin Hat-Trick in Shootout Victory

12/15/2018
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Washington overcomes a 4-1 deficit for a 6-5 shootout win at Carolina that is headlined by Alex Ovechkin scoring 3 goals for the 2nd straight game. Rob, Alan, and Ryan bask in the greatness of Ovi, who is now up to 28 so far on the season.

Duration:00:19:45

Game 30: Ovechkin Hat Trick in A Rout

12/12/2018
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Capitals skate past visiting Detroit 6-2 where Alex Ovechkin's 3 goals now put him up to 25 on the season and Nicklas Backstrom has 4 assists. The guys also acknowledge the strong play by Travis Boyd, Dmitrij Jaskin, and Brett Connolly. Up Next: Friday at Carolina

Duration:00:32:16

Game 29: Dominant Shutout in Columbus

12/9/2018
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Rob, Ryan, Alan (and his bag of chips) enjoy the Caps 4-0 shutout of the Blue Jackets. They cover the angles of Travis Boyd scoring his career goal and Braden Hotby recording the shutout in net.

Duration:00:25:50

Game 28: Doubling Up the Coyotes

12/7/2018
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Washington wins 4-2 in Arizona after dropping 2 in a row. Rob, Alan, & Ryan breakdown how the Caps not once but twice rallied back from a 1 goal deficit out in Glendale. They discuss Jakub Vrana's hot streak, now 3 goals in the past 2 games. Finally, a preview for a big game Saturday night in Columbus (21:01)

Duration:00:28:19

Game 27: Not As Lucky This Vegas Trip

12/5/2018
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Caps get edged by the Golden Knights & Nate Schmidt 5-3 in their first game back in Las Vegas since, well, you know exactly when. Rob & Alan start the conversation with Ryan Reaves' huge hit on Tom Wilson that took him out of the game (upper body injury) in the 2nd period and if it will draw a suspension. They tip their caps to Jakub Vrana on his 2 goal game (10:45) and Alex Ovechkin for already scoring his 20th goal of the season. The guys close it up by looking ahead to Thursday in...

Duration:00:26:53

Game 26: Win Streak Snapped

12/2/2018
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Caps 5-1 lead turns into a 6-5 loss to visiting Anaheim in an unsuccessful bid for an 8th consecutive victory. The guys try and figure out what led to the reversal, Tom Wilson scores (again), and an update regarding T.J. Oshie. They close with memories from Las Vegas (22:03) on the evening/morning after the Caps clinched the Cup as Washington is back in Vegas Tuesday evening.

Duration:00:36:49

Game 25: 7th Straight Win: Backstrom Hat-trick But Wilson Match Penalty

12/1/2018
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The guys react to a busy evening in D.C. where the streaking Capitals take care of New Jersey 6-3. They start by breaking down the 2nd period penalty that saw Tom Wilson get ejected for a match penalty. Will he be suspended? Should he have been penalized? Will it be rescinded? Alan has strong thoughts on the subject. Then they dive into the team's response in protecting the lead after Wilson left the game and killed the penalty. Plus, Nicklas Backstrom records his 2nd career hat-trick and...

Duration:00:25:12

Madison Bowey Interview

11/28/2018
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Rob & Brian catch-up with Caps defenceman Madison Bowey. He talks about his vantage points during the Cup run, having a pro hockey playing father, rookie hazing and more. Finally, a preview for Friday night vs. New Jersey.

Duration:00:34:22

Game 24: Trotz Gets His Ring, Caps Get Their Win

11/26/2018
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Washington makes it 6 straight victories by beating the Islanders 4-1 in Brooklyn on a day that began with 3 coaches receiving their Stanley Cup rings (Barry Trotz, Mitch Korn, and Lane Lambert). Listen in for an update on Evgeny Kutznetsov... and yes, #TomWilsonIsAwesome.

Duration:00:31:07

Game 23: "Tom Wilson Talk"

11/24/2018
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Caps earn their 5th consecutive win 5-3 at the Rangers. The guys run through the afternoon that saw Washington overcome an early 2-0 deficit, what has been different lately as opposed to earlier in the season and the strong play from backup goalie Phoenix Copley. Finally: a preview of the reunion with Barry Trotz on Monday night.

Duration:00:24:58

Game 22: 4th Straight Win

11/23/2018
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Caps are rude hosts to the Red Wings 3-1 as Tom "Mr. Perfect" Wilson scores again. Rob, Ryan, and Alan continue tipping their hats to Wilson, Braden Holtby hot streak, and a preview of Saturday's matinee in New York.

Duration:00:20:40

Game 21: Caps Carried By Hot Start

11/21/2018
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Caps double up Chicago 4-2 on Thanksgiving Eve in D.C. as the scoring began in the opening minute. The crew looks at Tom Wilson's effect on the team as they've now won 4 of their past 5, Michael Kempny's big night against his former team, and more from the win.

Duration:00:21:04

Game 20: Caps Overcome 2 Goal Deficit in OT Thriller

11/20/2018
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Washington wins 5-4 in Montreal in overtime and Rob, Alan, & Ryan let you know what happened in Quebec. Alex Ovechkin has another memorable evening in Montreal and Alan has a strong take on Carey Price. The guys wrap it up by looking at the effect that the return of Tom Wilson had on the 3-1 road trip.

Duration:00:29:02

Game 19: Backstrom OT Winner

11/17/2018
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Al Koken fills in as host with Alan & Ryan after an exciting 3-2 Washington victory in overtime at Colorado. Phoenix Copley picks up his 2nd win of the road trip in net. Will Braden Holtby return to the ice Monday night in Montreal?

Duration:00:28:06

EMERGENCY Backup Goalie Podcast: Gavin McHale - Cap For A Day

11/15/2018
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In a must-listen, Rob talks to Wednesday night's emergency goaltender Gavin McHale. Gavin replays his whirlwind day, that started as a personal trainer and ended by taking shots off the stick of Alex Ovechkin.

Duration:00:25:35

Game 18: Shorthanded Loss in Winnipeg

11/15/2018
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Rob, Alan, Ryan, & Brian react to the Caps 3-1 loss at the Jets. Much of the talk focuses on the hits laid down on Evgeny Kutznetsov & T.J. Oshie and will the NHL hand down suspensions to the Jets? Hear what they say about Gavin McHale, local women's hockey coach who became the Caps emergency goalie after Braden Holtby was ruled out with an upper body injury. Also how Phoenix Copley has looked the past two nights.

Duration:00:26:59

Game 17: Caps Cruise in Minnesota

11/14/2018
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Full roundtable dives into Washington's 5-2 victory in St. Paul in Tom Wilson's return to the ice. Rob, Alan, Ryan, & Brian talk about Phoenix Copley being stellar in net to open the road-trip and Dmitry Orlov's huge night. Finally, an early look at Wednesday's game in Winnipeg (21:12). ICYMI in the afternoon leading up to this game we recorded an emergency podcast to discuss the Wilson news and what it means for him...

Duration:00:23:46

EMERGENCY PODCAST: Tom Wilson Suspension Reduced

11/13/2018
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Rob, J.J., and Brian react to the news that Tom Wilson's suspension was dropped from 20 to 14 games just hours ahead of the road game in Minnesota. What does this mean for Wilson moving forward in managing his aggressive style? Finally, a quick preview for the game at the Wild with Phoenix Copley starting in net.

Duration:00:24:21

Game 16: Coyotes Run Wild In D.C.

11/11/2018
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Rob, Alan, & Ryan let you know what happened in the Caps 4-1 home loss to Arizona. They look at the at the current state of the team as they wrap-up the 5 game homestand with 2 victories. Hear what John Carlson said postgame (10:33). Next up: Tuesday in Minnesota

Duration:00:20:05

Game 15: Wrong End of the 2-1 Final

11/10/2018
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Rob, Alan, and Brian evaluate why the Caps came up short 2-1 at home to Columbus. They look at the top notch play in net by both Braden Holtby & Sergei Bobrovsky, the upcoming 5 game stretch, update on John Carlson, and more.

Duration:00:22:14