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NHL: Los Angeles 5, Washington 4

NHL: Los Angeles 5, Washington 4

The Los Angeles Kings continued their road success and dominance of the Washington Capitals with a 5-4 shootout win.

NHL: Washington 4, Vancouver 3

Mike Green tallied the game-winning goal in the third to lift the Washington Capitals over the Vancouver Canucks, 4-3, on Friday.
American men win Olympic hockey opener

American men win Olympic hockey opener

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Ryan Kesler and Paul Stastny scored twice each Thursday in an offensive outburst that gave the United States an Olympic hockey opening 7-1 win over Slovakia.
Secretary Kerry drops puck at Olympic hockey send-off

Secretary Kerry drops puck at Olympic hockey send-off

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Secretary of State John Kerry honored Olympics-bound hockey players at a Winnipeg Jets and Washington Capitals game at Verizon Center on Thursday.
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Secretary Kerry to drop hockey puck at Olympic send-off in Washington, D.C.

Secretary Kerry to drop hockey puck at Olympic send-off in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Secretary of State John Kerry will participate in an Olympic send-off for eight hockey players on Thursday at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
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NHL: Washington 6, Detroit 5 (OT)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin fired in his NHL-best 39th goal of the season 2:37 into overtime Sunday, lifting the Washington Capitals over Detroit 6-5.

NHL: Washington 5, Montreal 0

MONTREAL, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Braden Holtby had a shutout and Alex Ovechkin had a goal and an assist Saturday to help the Washington Capitals beat Montreal 5-0 and snap a seven-game skid.

NHL: Columbus 5, Washington 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Two goals from Cam Atkinson led an offensive surge Friday that lifted Columbus to a 5-1 victory over Washington.

Ryan Miller, Patrick Kane among U.S. Olympic hockey picks

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Goalie Ryan Miller, MVP of the 2010 silver medalists, and high-scoring Patrick Kane were among those selected to the U.S. men's Olympic hockey team Wednesday.

NHL: Washington 4, Carolina 2

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- A power-play goal by Troy Brouwer put Washington ahead for good late in the second period Friday and the Capitals went on to defeat Carolina 4-2.

NHL: Washington 4, St. Louis 1

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin scored his 16th and 17th goals in the first period Sunday and the Washington Capitals went on to a 4-1 victory over St. Louis.

NHL: Washington 4, Columbus 3 (OT)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin's goal 1:34 into overtime Tuesday completed a late rally that carried the Washington Capitals over Columbus 4-3.

NHL: Phoenix 4, Washington 3 (SO)

GLENDALE, Ariz., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Antoine Vermette and Mikkel Boedker each scored in a shootout Saturday, capping a late comeback that sent the surging Phoenix Coyotes over Washington 4-3.

NFL: Minnesota 34, Washington 27

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Adrian Peterson put Minnesota in front with his second score of the game Thursday and the Vikings produced the final 20 points to defeat Washington 34-27.

NHL: Washington 6, New York Islanders 2

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin returned from a two-game injury absence with a pair of goals Tuesday, propelling the Washington Capitals over the New York Islanders 6-2.
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Seattle Seahawks tight end John Carlson heads upfield after catching a 25-yard pass against the Arizona Cardinals at Qwest Field in Seattle on November 16, 2008. Carlson caught three passes for 39 yards in the Seahawks 20-26 loss to the Cardinals. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)
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John David "Catch" Carlson, Jr. (born May 12, 1984, in St. Cloud, Minnesota, U.S.) is an American football tight end for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seahawks in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.

He was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota, however his family moved to Litchfield right after his birth. Carlson graduated from Litchfield High School which competes in the Wright County Conference. As a football player, he was all-state Minnesota in his Senior year. He played in the 2003 U.S. Army All-American Bowl alongside fellow Notre Dame Fighting Irish players Brady Quinn, Ryan Harris, and Tom Zbikowski. As a basketball player, Carlson was voted to the preseason McDonald's All-American list. During his senior year, John Carlson managed to shatter three backboards. Carlson was also an all-state tennis player. His dad is also the basketball and tennis coach for the Litchfield Dragons.

Carlson played college football at Notre Dame, where he was a two-year starter at tight end. He was named captain in his junior and senior seasons. He recorded 100 receptions, 1,093 receiving yards and 8 total touchdowns in his career. He also lived in St. Edward's Hall, the oldest residence hall on campus.

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