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March 26, 2020
Ovechkin, Crosby favor NHL going directly into playoffs
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby prefers the NHL skip the rest of the regular season and head directly to the ...
March 07, 2020
Capitals strike early, thrash Penguins 5-2
The playoffs are still a month away. It just feels like they've already started for the Washington Capitals. Dominant at the ...
March 06, 2020
Zibanejad scores 5 goals to lead Rangers past Caps in OT
The puck kept finding Mika Zibanejad — and he kept burying them in the back of the net. Five times. And, the last put him in ...
February 25, 2020
Trades juice up arms race in deep Metropolitan Division
The Metropolitan Division was already the deepest and most competitive in the NHL. Now the race to the finish is getting ...
February 23, 2020
Capitals snap skid, beat Penguins to vault into first place
Facing another deficit and the prospect of their losing streak dragging on, Capitals players returned to the locker room at ...
February 23, 2020
Can Ovechkin catch Gretzky? NHL's new Mr. 700 has a chance
Alex Ovechkin is making the seemingly impossible appear to be not so far-fetched after all. Wayne Gretzky's 894 career goals ...
February 22, 2020
700 club: Capitals' Alex Ovechkin scores for milestone goal
With power and a prodigious shot, Alex Ovechkin now stands where few in hockey have been. He became the eighth NHL player to ...
February 16, 2020
Raanta stops 36 shots, Coyotes keep Ovechkin at 698 goals
Alex Ovechkin tested Antti Raanta early with a hard slap shot from his customary power-play spot in the left circle. He tried ...
February 13, 2020
Pastrnak gets hat trick, Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1
David Pastrnak has been one of the Bruins' most reliable scorers this season. His latest big night came at the expense of one ...
February 09, 2020
Giroux, Flyers rout Capitals and keep Ovechkin at 698 goals
Preventing Alex Ovechkin from reaching 700 career goals was high on the Philadelphia Flyers' priority list Saturday night.
February 05, 2020
Ovechkin near 700 after 27th hat trick; Caps beat Kings 4-2
Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin doesn't think he's ever been this hot in a 15-year career that has included eight NHL ...
February 02, 2020
Penguins beat Capitals in 50th game between Crosby, Ovechkin
Sidney Crosby got the better of Alex Ovechkin in their 50th regular-season meeting and set the stage for more drama down the ...
February 01, 2020
Ovechkin scores twice, moves into 8th on NHL's goal list
Crowds seldom give loud ovations to opposing players. Alex Ovechkin isn't just a regular opponent. Ovechkin scored two goals ...
January 18, 2020
Ovechkin ties Yzerman for career goals; Caps top Isles 6-4
Alex Ovechkin has made a career out of scoring big goals in big moments. His latest milestone was no different. Ovechkin had ...
January 17, 2020
Ovechkin hat trick helps Capitals beat Devils
When Alex Ovechkin took an errant stick to the face that made him bleed, his Washington Capitals teammates knew it wouldn't ...
January 14, 2020
Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom to $46M, 5-year extension
Nicklas Backstrom isn't leaving the team he lifted the Stanley Cup with and is getting paid handsomely to stick around for ...
January 05, 2020
Eller's goal completes Capitals' stunning OT win over Sharks
The Washington Capitals never believe they’re out of a game. On Sunday, they showed why. Lars Eller scored with 2:59 ...
December 13, 2019
Pastrnak the Unpredictable: Bruins winger is dominating NHL
David Pastrnak on the ice these days is like a dazzling young magician who isn't quite sure how his sleight of hand is going ...
December 12, 2019
Capitals beat Bruins in showdown between NHL's top two teams
Tom Wilson and Zdeno Chara traded punches, the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins exchanged scoring chances and goals and ...
December 10, 2019
Blue Jackets snap skid, end Capitals' winning streak at six
Because the Washington Capitals don't lose very often, they'll try to take something from a letdown game against the Columbus ...
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