Feb 19, 2011, 12:30 PM EDT
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 6, 2011, 12:20 PM EDT
How do the Penguins and Capitals stack up with each other going into today’s game? We break it down for you by the numbers and give you your hookup to join us for NHL Extra during the game.
Feb 6, 2011, 11:20 AM EDT
While we know about how the Caps offense has struggled to get things done this year, their goaltending has been the unsung hero of the season.
Feb 5, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT
The Caps and Penguins are both bubbling over with success of late and considering how both teams were filled with superstars, injuries aren’t slowing the Pens down while the Caps stars are finally showing up.
Ovechkin and Backstrom explode for four points each as Capitals take out Tampa Bay 5-2 in Southeast clash
Feb 4, 2011, 10:34 PM EDT
Washington was able to figure out Dwayne Roloson and close the gap on Southeast leading Tampa Bay with an emphatic 5-2 win tonight.
Jan 31, 2011, 6:16 PM EDT
Here’s some fodder for Alex Ovechkin/Capitals haters: the Russian star is struggling to put up the same numbers against elite teams as he does against weaker clubs.
Jan 23, 2011, 1:28 AM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
It seems like no lead is safe against the Washington Capitals this season.
Nov 11, 2010, 9:56 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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.
- Injuries piling up as preseason schedule begins 7
- Report: Fedorov denies contract offer was made to Johansen 3
- Report: Johansen has gotten no shortage of KHL offers 30
- Update: Drouin out with upper body injury, not expected to miss preseason 1
- Report: NHL officials to participate in preseason without new CBA 1
- Evander Kane: I know I can score 50 goals 13
- ‘C’-less Thornton comes out swing against Wilson’s ‘tomorrow team’ talk 18
- Joe Sakic’s now general manager in name too 6
- Update: Giroux out two weeks with lower-body injury 26
- Update: Crosby on ice with Penguins teammates Friday, leaves early 5
- Heeeeeere’s Johnny! Davidson shreds Johansen’s agent for ‘baffling, nonsensical’ contract demands (65)
- Chiarelli: At some point, I’m going to have to trade a defenseman (56)
- Jackets reveal Johansen offers — including an eight year, $46M deal (55)
- Will the NHL publicize divers? (48)
- No icing on the PK? The USHL will see how that looks (43)