Katie joined the Post full-time in the spring of 2008 after graduating from Ohio University. She began her Post career covering high school sports throughout the Washington metro area and became the beat writer for the Washington Capitals at the start of the 2010-11 NHL season.
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Discuss the game as the Capitals host the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks.
Caps fall short of postseason for the first time since 2007, but problems began long before this season.
The playoffs are out of reach but the Capitals want to close out the regular season on a positive note if they can.
In case anyone needed a reminder of who the Caps’ best players at even strength are, the third line offered one on Thursday.
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