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Saturday, there was a bit of history in DC sports. The Washington Redskins, Washington Capitals, and Washington Wizards all won on the same day for the first time in 32 years (and nine days). And if we’re counting just by days, it took 11,697 of them for this to happen again.

The Redskins’ 38-24 win over the Eagles gave the Skins the NFC East title (8-7 record) and a playoff berth. It was also the Redskins’ 600th win as a franchise.

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The Redskins and Capitals Are Both In First Place


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I just thought I should point this out: Hell has actually frozen over.

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Sunday afternoon, injured first-line center Nicklas Backstrom traveled to FedEx Field like Tom Wilson and Michael Latta did last week, to watch the Washington Redskins take on the St. Louis Rams. After a surprisingly drama-free week out of Ashburn, the Redskins won their first game of the season, 24-10, and are now 1-1.

Backstrom went to the game with his daughter Haley, his girlfriend Liza Berg, and his new personal trainer, Andreas Öhgren, visiting from Sweden.

Öhgren is helping Backstrom train at Kettler while recovering from hip surgery. In a recent interview with, Backstrom gushed about Öhgren’s work with him.

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Caps roomies/brobeans Tom Wilson and Michael Latta went to FedEx Field today to see the Redskins lose to the Dolphins. They were two of the few attendees who were wearing Redskins colors.

Wilson wore a Sean Taylor jersey. Latta showed his support for noted Caps fan, Ryan Kerrigan.

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Tyler Seguin took over ESPN’s Twitter account tonight during game six of the Stanley Cup Finals. And it got confusing. During an impromptu couch selfie, Seguin took a shot of himself wearing a Washington Redskins hat. I’m not sure that’s going to go over well with his home fans.

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According to CSN, Alex Ovechkin Plays for the R*****ns



The Caps are way better than 3-6.

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Washington Capitals center Michael Latta went to his first Redskins game tonight. Treated by “Uncle @GreenLife52,” Latta joined injured forward Tom Wilson and sorta-injured defenseman Mike Green at Fedex Field.

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Nice photobomb, kid. (Photo credit: @Ovi8)

With the day off and some time to kill, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin traveled once again to FedEx Field to watch Washington’s game against the Chicago Bears. Ovi didn’t tailgate this time, but for good reason.

He was sitting up in the club level with some guy named Andriy Shevchenko. He is apparently super-famous outside of America.

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The Washington football team plays the Philadelphia Eagles tonight on Monday Night Football and someone special is in the house: Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin. While that news is pretty cool, this tidbit may blow your mind: Ovi was tailgating with fans before the game started. Name one MVP from any other sport that would do this.

Wearing a Robert Griffin III jersey and a matching red hat with his own personal logo, Ovechkin was captured by multiple Twitter’ers mingling in the FedEx Field parking lot before heading inside for the game. Despite celebrating his two-year anniversary today, fiancée Maria Kirilenko was not there with him.

Below: photos!

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Former Capitals beat-writer Tarik El-Bashir takes a picture of former Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau. Weiiiiiird.

On Saturday night, Bruce Boudreau returned to Giant Center for the first time since he was head coach of the Washington Capitals to watch the Anaheim Ducks’ AHL affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals, take on the Bears. Sitting with friend and former boss Bears’ general manager Doug Yingst, Boudreau got to see Norfolk rout Hershey 5-1 and witness one of his former players nearly check enforcer Jay Rosehill into the team’s bench. Well with Norfolk set to take on Hershey at the Verizon Center on Thursday for the AHL Showcase, Boudreau stayed in the area, and tonight the former Jack Adams award-winner showed up on the sidelines of the Washington Redskins Monday Night Football game against the New York Giants. Aww, he looks so jolly.

So the question is: are you guys happy to see him back?

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