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May 02, 2016
Questionable hits turning up heat between Penguins, Capitals
The number of hits the Washington Capitals have tried to level on the Pittsburgh Penguins through two contentious games in ...
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 28, 2016
Oshie has hat trick, Capitals beat Penguins 4-3 in overtime
T.J. Oshie raised his arms in celebration and looked at referee Dan O'Rourke. Oshie was pretty sure he scored in overtime to ...
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 22, 2016
Neuvirth magnificent against Capitals as Flyers force Game 6
Standing in the same crease that Steve Mason allowed a goal from 101 feet out, Philadelphia Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth saw ...
April 20, 2016
Neuvirth, Flyers hold off elimination in 2-1 win over Caps
Michal Neuvirth skated off the Flyers' ice to a roar he wanted to hear. Only thunderous cheers came from the fans, not flying ...
April 19, 2016
Capitals expect to have Holtby as they try to sweep Flyers
Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals plan to keep rolling along against the Flyers despite an injury scare in practice.
April 18, 2016
Capitals rout Flyers; fans get penalty for wristband tossing
Wayne Simmonds raised his hand toward the crowd and pleaded with fans to stop hurling colorful bracelets on the ice.
April 18, 2016
Stars take 2-0 lead to Minnesota; Wild look to make own luck
The Dallas Stars have had a clear edge over the depleted Minnesota Wild during most of the first two games of their Western ...
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 11, 2016
Capitals finally able to turn attention to playoffs
Coach Barry Trotz and the Washington Capitals finally have something to play for. Two weeks after the Capitals clinched the ...
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 10, 2016
Rangers open playoffs at Pens; Ducks vault Kings in Pacific
The New York Islanders will open the playoffs at the Florida Panthers, and that means Henrik Lundqvist and the New York ...
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 ...