Apr 23, 2011, 4:09 PM EST
After a dominating first period, the Capitals lead the Rangers 1-0 but they might be without Mike Green after a scary injury.
Apr 23, 2011, 2:53 PM EST
Watch the Capitals try to defend home ice and move on to the second round against the Rangers in Game 5 with us at NHL Extra.
Apr 22, 2011, 9:24 PM EST
For the second playoffs in a row the Capitals find themselves up 3-1 in the series against the eighth seed. Last year’s failure to win might linger in the fans’ minds, but not in the locker room.
Apr 21, 2011, 12:29 AM EST
The Rangers held a 3-0 lead in Game 4. Once the third period rolled around, the Caps took over and showed the heart of a team gearing up for a deeper run winning in double overtime thanks to Jason Chimera… And Marian Gaborik.
Apr 20, 2011, 3:29 PM EST
Mike Knuble is probably going to miss tonight’s Game 4, so that means Jason Chimera must step up if he gets first line minutes while Eric Fehr will get in the lineup for the first time in this series.
Apr 17, 2011, 5:24 PM EST
Another tight checking period sees Erik Christensen and Alex Ovechkin trade goals to tie the game. The period didn’t end without it’s share of controversy though.
Apr 16, 2011, 3:29 PM EST
Mike Milbury tells us that he thinks the Capitals are the team to beat in the playoffs.
Apr 15, 2011, 10:43 PM EST
The Capitals beat the Rangers at their own grinding game as Michal Neuvirth earned a 22-save shutout to give Washington a 2-0 series lead.
Apr 15, 2011, 6:59 PM EST
Jason Arnott appreciates the fact that the Devils traded him to a contender and hopes to make the most of his time with the Capitals.
Apr 15, 2011, 3:05 PM EST
Tonight’s four Game 2’s in the NHL playoffs will dictate whether we’ve got a series on our hands or if some teams will be heading back home desperate to stay in the series.
Apr 15, 2011, 3:14 AM EST
Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick take an exclusive look ahead to Game 2 between the Rangers and Capitals to see how the Rangers might rebound from a tough overtime loss.
Apr 13, 2011, 11:16 PM EST
Want to call Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin chokers? You might want to ignore the results of tonight’s overtime Game 1 win against the Rangers, then.
Apr 13, 2011, 10:51 PM EST
Here’s video of Alex Ovechkin’s game-tying goal, which required some video review.
Apr 5, 2011, 11:54 AM EST
Alexander Semin won’t play for Washington against Toronto tonight, but all indications point to this being an opportunity to rest rather than a reason to be concerned.
Apr 2, 2011, 10:05 PM EST
Washington took a one-point lead for the top spot in the East thanks to Alex Ovechkin’s overtime game-winner against Carolina.
Mar 30, 2011, 2:05 PM EST
Mike Milbury talks about the Capitals getting healthier just in time for the playoffs and the Kings losing two crucial members of their team at the worst time possible.
Mar 29, 2011, 3:04 PM EST
CSN Washington reports that both Alex Ovechkin and Jason Arnott could be back for the Capitals tonight. This post has the details, along with what’s at stake for both the Caps and the Carolina Hurricanes.
Mar 24, 2011, 3:45 PM EST
This post includes updates on Washington’s wounded players, including Alex Ovechkin, Jason Arnott and Mike Green.
Mar 23, 2011, 11:08 PM EST
The Capitals and Alex Ovechkin are being coy about the nature of his injury, maybe because he’s just getting a breather. If that’s the case … should other top contenders consider doing the same with their best players?
Mar 22, 2011, 12:15 PM EST
This post breaks down what tonight’s Capitals-Flyers game might mean to each team.
Mar 15, 2011, 12:40 PM EST
Alex Ovechkin won his second consecutive Goal of the Week award for March 7-13th.
Mar 14, 2011, 9:00 PM EST
Vote for the best goal for the week of March 7-13th. Contestants include: Alex Ovechkin, Erik Condra, Chris stewart, Torrey Mitchell, Pavel Datsyuk and Tyler Ennis.
Mar 13, 2011, 5:46 PM EST
Check out NBC’s Star Cams to get a look at Alex Ovechkin making things happen, Mike Knuble’s work on the game-winning goal for Washington. Also see Brent Seabrook’s sudden fight with Jason Chimera.
Mar 13, 2011, 1:30 PM EST
Point play and the Capitals’ opportunistic special teams unit were the story of the first period of Sunday’s NBC Game of the Week, as Washington earned a 2-1 lead over Chicago.
Mar 12, 2011, 10:24 PM EST
Jonathan Toews had a great 2009-10 season, but his red-hot last couple months have propelled him into the Hart Trophy discussion for the first time in his outstanding young career.
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