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May 06, 2016
Capitals are loose and confident and on brink of elimination
For weeks, if not months, the Washington Capitals have brushed off their playoff history, saying this is a new year and a new ...
May 02, 2016
Penguins top Capitals 3-2 to take 2-1 series lead
Outhit, outshot and largely outplayed, Pittsburgh grabbed control of its Eastern Conference semifinal against Washington ...
April 30, 2016
Down a man after Orpik hit, Pens top Caps 2-1; series 1-all
Already down a game in their second-round playoff series, Kris Letang and the Pittsburgh Penguins suddenly were down a man, ...
April 30, 2016
Penguins and Capitals expect Crosby to respond in Game 2
Step it up, Sidney Crosby. The Pittsburgh Penguins can't win this playoff series without you. Crosby was ineffective ...
April 27, 2016
Penguins vs. Capitals is more than just Crosby vs. Ovechkin
Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin will be the headline of most stories about the Pittsburgh Penguins-Washington Capitals ...
April 24, 2016
Capitals close out Flyers in 6 games with 1-0 victory
Early in the third period, a Flyers fan held up a sign directed at Washington that read, "You'll choke." Not these Capitals, ...
April 16, 2016
Holtby shines as Mason's mistake gives Capitals Game 2 win
Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason craned his neck toward the ceiling in utter dismay. The puck that came sliding ...
April 14, 2016
Capitals use special teams to beat Flyers in Game 1
Going into the locker room at the first intermission, the Washington Capitals had no goals but all the momentum.
April 12, 2016
Capitals are not running from Stanley Cup expectations
Once again, the Washington Capitals are atop the NHL as the best regular-season team. Once again, the pressure's on them as ...
April 10, 2016
Ducks beat Capitals, clinch Pacific Division
When the Anaheim Ducks lost nine of their first 10 games, making the playoffs looked like an uphill climb. Now they're ...
April 09, 2016
Ovechkin has 3 goals, Holtby ties wins record for Capitals
It was a milestone evening for the Washington Capitals. And a forgettable finale for the St. Louis Blues. Alex Ovechkin had ...
April 05, 2016
Islanders clinch playoff spot by beating Capitals in OT
All eyes were on Braden Holtby in his first chance to tie Martin Brodeur's single-season wins record. Then, New York ...
April 03, 2016
Smith stops 31 shots, Coyotes blank NHL-leading Capitals 3-0
The Washington Capitals have already clinched the best record in the NHL. They were playing for the second straight night and ...
March 28, 2016
Capitals clinch Presidents' Trophy by beating Blue Jackets
All season the Washington Capitals have thrived after losses and in the third period. Fittingly, they earned the official ...
March 23, 2016
Caps beat Sens to clinch top spot in the Eastern Conference
The Washington Capitals clinched the Metropolitan Division title and the top seed in the NHL Eastern Conference playoffs with ...
March 15, 2016
Ovechkin scores as Capitals clinch playoff berth
Unafraid to look at their substantial lead atop the NHL standings, Washington Capitals players knew they were on the verge ...
March 10, 2016
Carter scores in OT, Kings rebound for 4-3 win over Caps
The Los Angeles Kings took an early three-goal lead and then gave it all back to the Washington Capitals in the third period.
March 08, 2016
Caps end Ducks' 11-game win streak with 2-1 shootout win
If the Washington Capitals and the Anaheim Ducks meet in the Stanley Cup Final, they're glad there won't be a skills ...
February 24, 2016
Galchenyuk scores twice, Canadiens top Capitals 4-3
The Washington Capitals have been dominant for most of the season. Lately, though, the Eastern Conference leaders have been ...
February 12, 2016
Ovechkin hat trick gives Capitals 4-3 road win against Wild
Scoring more than 500 goals in the NHL hasn't come without Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin being opportunistic.