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The Washington Capitals unveiled its new Adidas "Reverse Retro" jersey Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (Courtesy of Washington Capitals)

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The Washington Capitals took in a second future service dog, Scout (right), three months after welcoming Captain to their team. Monumental Sports and Entertainment staff will raise and help train and socialize Scout and Captain to become service dogs for veterans and first responders with disabilities through the nonprofit America's VetDogs. (Photo by Jess Rapfogel, courtesy of Washington Capitals)

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Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov plays "NHL 20" against John "JohnWayne" Casagranda, the inaugural member of the team's Caps Gaming sub-brand, on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (Photo courtesy of the Washington Capitals)

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Gamers play "NHL 19" in the Washington Capitals' "Chel Classic," an esports competition held at Capital One Arena on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Photo by Heather Kellogg / courtesy of the Washington Capitals)

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Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie poses with a dog and the Stanley Cup during the team's 2019 Caps Canine Calendar photo shoot. (Photo by Virgil Ocampo Photography / courtesy of Washington Capitals)

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FILE — In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, St. Louis Blues center Oskar Sundqvist (70), of Sweden, is tended to by a trainer after he was checked by Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson, not seen, during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game, in Washington. Also seen are Blues defenseman Vince Dunn (29), St. Louis Blues left wing Mackenzie MacEachern (62) and St. Louis Blues right wing Dmitrij Jaskin (23), of Russia. Wilson has been suspended 20 games by the NHL for a blindside hit to the head of an opponent during a preseason game. Wilson's punishment was announced Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, just hours before the reigning Stanley Cup champion Capitals were to raise their banner and open their title defense by hosting the Boston Bruins to begin the regular season. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File) **FILE**

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Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals prepares to throw an ax while at an ax-throwing facility in Canada on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (Video screenshot from Twitter/@Capitals)

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Hunter Shrauger of Michigan was invited onto the ice at the Washington Capitals' practice Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Virginia. Shrauger had his wish to meet Alex Ovechkin fulfilled by the Make-a-Wish Foundation. (Photo courtesy of the Washington Capitals)

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Washington Capitals forward Alex Chiasson sends Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray into the boards in Game 1 on Thursday. The Capitals lost, 4-3. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin wearing the Capitals' 2018 Stadium Series uniform. (Photo courtesy of the Washington Capitals.)

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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2016 file photo, Washington Capitals' general manager Brian MacLellan speaks to reporters in Arlington, Va. MacLellan has the power to completely remake the Washington Capitals in the wake of another early playoff exit, and a salary-cap crunch could force his hand. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

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FILE - In this May 13, 2013, file photo, New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30), from Sweden, greets Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, after Game 7 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff hockey series in Washington. The Rangers won 5-0. The Capitals face the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 of a second-round series Wednesday, May 10. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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FILE - In this May 13, 2009, file photo, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, left, of Russia, sits on the boards in the finals seconds of Game 7 of the team's NHL hockey second-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Washington. The Penguins won 6-2, eliminating the Capitals from the playoffs. Another Game 7 for the Washington Capitals. Another step into the breach for a fan base snakebitten by decades of missed opportunities. The Capitals face the Pittsburgh Penguins in a Game 7 Wednesday night, May 10. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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FILE - This April 28, 2010 file photo shows Montreal Canadiens goalie Jaroslav Halak, of Slovakia, celebrating the team's 2-1 win as Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, skates off after Game 7 of the NHL hockey playoff series in Washington. Game 7 may be the most exciting phrase in sports to a lot of people, but not the Washington Capitals. The Capitals have lost six of nine times they’ve faced Game 7 in the Alex Ovechkin era. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 is the chance for the Capitals to confront its Game 7 demons as it hosts the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, file)

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FILE- This May 13, 2009 file photo shows Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) making a save on Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, during the first period of Game 7 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series in Washington. Game 7 may be the most exciting phrase in sports to a lot of people, but not the Washington Capitals. The Capitals have lost six of nine times they’ve faced Game 7 in the Alex Ovechkin era. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 is the chance for the Capitals to confront its Game 7 demons as it hosts the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, file)

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FILE - In this May 13, 2015, file photo, the New York Rangers celebrate the game winning goal by center Derek Stepan (21) against the Washington Capitals as Capitals goalie Braden Holtby looks at the puck in the net in overtime of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in New York. Game 7 may be the most exciting phrase in sports to a lot of people, but not the Washington Capitals. The Capitals have lost six of nine times they’ve faced Game 7 in the Alex Ovechkin era. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 is the chance for the Capitals to confront its Game 7 demons as it hosts the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) dives on the puck with Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) and Pittsburgh Penguins center Jake Guentzel (59) pushing in during the third period of Game 5 in the second-round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-2. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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CORRECTS SPELLING OF CAPITALS IN SECOND SENTENCE Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, celebrates scoring a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins with teammates Tom Wilson (43), Kevin Shattenkirk (22), and Nate Schmidt (88), during the third period of Game 5 in the second-round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-2. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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