Jan 23, 2011, 1:28 AM EST
Has Alex Ovechkin finally snapped out of his goal slump this season? His hat trick tonight certainly helps make a case.
Jan 15, 2011, 11:15 AM EST
Roberto Luongo kept the Capitals bad offensive luck rolling making a great stop on a breakaway opportunity by Nicklas Backstrom.
Dec 31, 2010, 12:00 PM EST
What are we looking out for in the Winter Classic tomorrow? We’ve got five things that make a lot of sense.
Dec 30, 2010, 4:30 PM EST
Episode 3 of HBO’s 24/7 gives us a closer look at how the Pens and Caps face off with each other as well as helping to make Caps head coach Bruce Boudreau an instant fan favorite.
Dec 24, 2010, 7:00 AM EST
Most hockey fans think the Winter Classic can’t get here soon enough. But for Dan Craig – the man building the custom rink on Heinz Field – it’s a stressful fight against the clock. Click “Read More” to find out about the process.
Washington Capitals overjoyed after breaking 8-game losing streak; extent of Alex Semin’s injury unclear
Dec 20, 2010, 2:15 PM EST
Some might laugh at just how boisterously the Capitals are celebrating their first win in nine tries, but wouldn’t you be excited to end a long drought too?
Nov 26, 2010, 10:56 PM EST
Check out a video clip of Alexander Semin’s natural hat trick from this afternoon’s 6-0 thrashing of the Lightning.
Nov 12, 2010, 3:30 PM EST
It seems like no lead is safe against the Washington Capitals this season.
Nov 11, 2010, 9:56 PM EST
While Alex Ovechkin and Steve Stamkos played well, Alex Semin stole the spotlight with an impressive five-point performance that included a hat trick. Read more about an exciting game after the jump.
Nov 7, 2010, 8:00 PM EST
Rookie goalie Sergei Bobrovsky did a heck of a job merely getting the Philadelphia Flyers into overtime, but eventually the high-powered Washington Capitals’ power play was too much for him. Mike Green scored a power-play goal in overtime to give the Capitals the win, powering them to a narrow lead over the Flyers for the…
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There were some great saves last night (heck, Chris Mason made 52 saves by himself), but to me it came down to a a great split stop by Miikka Kiprusoff and a 2-on-1 desperation stick save by Jonas Gustavsson. After a considerable amount of deliberation, I decided to give it to Gustavsson, particularly because it…
Oct 18, 2010, 7:47 PM EST
Nashville Predators fans are up in arms after Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom boarded Marcel Goc into the boards. Goc will probably miss between two and four weeks with injuries suffered during the hit, so check out the video and vote in our poll to see if Backstrom’s hit was suspension-worthy.
- Cowen gets two-game suspension for hit on Girgensons 10
- Rangers must consider Callahan’s injury history in contract talks 12
- The Chip ‘n’ Chase: Outrage over hockey violence, Gary Bettman is a happy man, Darryl Sutter is awesome, and more! 24
- Report: Isles coach Capuano not seen as problem 11
- Rivalry Night on NBCSN: Flyers challenge top-ranked Blackhawks 17
- Update: Ryan Callahan out 4-6 weeks with MCL sprain 15
- Four goals: Ovechkin wills Caps to stunning shootout win vs. Bolts 62
- Bettman: No decision on expansion, but they’re listening 13
- Neal admits kneeing Marchand was ‘not the smartest decision’ 78
- Leafs captain Phaneuf suspended two games for boarding 37
- Video: Penguins’ Orpik stretchered off ice; Bruins’ Thornton given match penalty (182)
- Neal suspended five games for kneeing Marchand in the head (156)
- Bruins coach admits Thornton crossed the line, slams Pens for not being ‘truthful’ (138)
- Pens put Orpik on IR (132)
- Orpik suffers from concussion, including memory loss (118)