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.
Mar 11, 2011, 11:54 PM EST
The Caps stay red hot winning their seventh game in a row and take control of second place in the East while extending their lead on Tampa Bay.
Mar 11, 2011, 3:38 PM EST
While the Blackhawks and Capitals rarely play against each other, they won’t have the luxury of taking it easy because both teams need every point they can get. The fact that they’re also playing some of their best hockey means Sunday’s Game of the Week could produce some fireworks.
Mar 8, 2011, 8:06 PM EST
Alex Ovechkin won the Goal of the Week award for February 28-March 6th. Check out the poll results and video of the goal in this post.
Mar 8, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
Alex Ovechkin won the game for the Capitals last night and earned the Goal of the Night for March 7th in the process.
Mar 7, 2011, 10:28 PM EST
In a game that was grittier than some might expect, the Capitals managed to grind out a shootout win against the Lightning to bolster their Southeast Division lead to two points.
Mar 7, 2011, 6:45 PM EST
Vote for the February 28-March 6th Goal of the Week. The contestants are Pavel Datsyuk, Alex Ovechkin, Bobby Ryan, Niklas Backstrom, Artem Anisimov, John Tavares and Alexander Semin.
Mar 6, 2011, 3:44 PM EST
Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury talk with Liam McHugh about what they think of the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning gearing up for the playoffs the way they’re doing.
Mar 2, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
Alex Ovechkin is looking like Alex Ovechkin again, as you can see from the overtime game-winner that ended up being the March 2nd Goal of the Night.
Feb 24, 2011, 6:05 PM EST
On Sunday March 13th, NBC’s Game of the Week will feature the Chicago Blackhawks trying to earn their way into the playoffs in Washington against the Capitals.
Feb 21, 2011, 10:40 PM EST
Michal Neuvirth and the Capitals shut out the Penguins for the second straight time, winning this game 1-0.
Feb 21, 2011, 1:00 PM EST
Who scored last week’s best goal? The candidates are: Alex Ovechkin, Devin Setoguchi, Matt Calvert, Marcus Johansson, Pavel Datsyuk, Mikhail Grabovski and Alex Tanguay.
Feb 21, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
Alex Ovechkin’s juggling act and aggressive rush through the Sabres defense set up Marcus Johansson’s Goal of the Night for February 20th.
Feb 20, 2011, 11:43 AM EST
The Sabres might be looking better off the ice with their pending ownership change, but both Buffalo and Washington need to get their acts together on the ice. This afternoon would be a great time to start.
Feb 19, 2011, 12:30 PM EST
John Carlson was well-known in some circles because of his World Junior Championship feats, but he’s showing that he’s capable of more than just one great clip as a crucial part of the future of the Capitals’ blueline.
Feb 17, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
Alex Ovechkin added another highlight reel to his vault of jaw-droppers, earning the February 16th Goal of the Night.
Feb 14, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
Vote for the Goal of the Week for February 7-13th. The nominees are Rick Nash, Alex Ovechkin, Bobby Ryan, Mikael Samuelsson, Tyler Myers and Cam Fowler.
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