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  1. Laich: Capitals second line lacks identity

    Nov 22, 2013, 10:37 AM EDT

    EDMONTON, AB - OCTOBER 24: Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals skates against the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on October 24, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Capitals defeated the Oilers 4-1. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

    That unit has just five even-strength goals this season.

  2. Ovechkin thinks Malkin just needs to relax

    Nov 20, 2013, 4:56 PM EDT

    Evgeni Malkin, Alex Ovechkin

    From one star Russian to another.

  3. Get your game notes: Pens at Caps

    Nov 20, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT

    St Louis Blues v Washington Capitals

    Washington’s been pretty tough to beat at home.

  4. NHL on NBCSN: Capitals and Penguins rekindle an old divisional battle

    Nov 20, 2013, 9:56 AM EDT

    Crosby and Ovechkin

    Say, have you heard about Crosby and Ovechkin?

  5. TGIF: Five NHL games to watch this weekend

    Nov 8, 2013, 3:46 PM EDT

    Penguins fans

    In which we troll Penguins fans because that’s a fun thing to do.

  6. Tavares vents after Caps dominate Isles in Ovi’s return

    Nov 5, 2013, 10:34 PM EDT

    ovicele

    The newly ‘stached Washington star had three points.

  7. Holtby thinks Caps are too loose before games, coach disagrees

    Nov 1, 2013, 10:01 AM EDT

    holtbysplitgetty

    “We’re paid to prepare, [not to] have a dance party before the game.”

  8. Caps shuffle lines: Grabovski dropped; Erat promoted; Laich to the middle

    Oct 18, 2013, 11:27 AM EDT

    Martin Erat

    Washington has lost four of its last five games.

  9. Three reasons for concern in Washington

    Oct 17, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom on Henrik Lundqvist

    The Caps are 2-5-0 after seven games.

  10. NHL on NBCSN: Caps host reeling Rangers on Rivalry Night

    Oct 16, 2013, 10:07 AM EDT

    Henrik Lundqvist, Alex Ovechkin

    They’ve met in the playoffs four of the last five seasons.

  11. Caps exploit poor goaltending, beat Oilers 4-2

    Oct 14, 2013, 9:54 PM EDT

    dubnyklabarberagetty

    Edmonton might want to glance at the free agent market …

  12. Colorado crushes collapsing Caps

    Oct 12, 2013, 10:24 PM EDT

    foregroundavsgetty

    Semyon Varlamov gets revenge (but not a shutout).

  13. Holtby appreciates support of coach during slump

    Oct 5, 2013, 5:42 PM EDT

    Michal Neuvirth #30 is called in to take over from Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals in the first period against the Calgary Flames at the Verizon Center on October 3, 2013 in Washington, DC.
(October 2, 2013 - Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America)

    He has a 6.32 GAA and .822 save percentage.

  14. Caps owner doesn’t think window of opportunity is closing

    Sep 27, 2013, 10:41 AM EDT

    Ted Leonsis

    “When our players are 36 years old I’ll probably feel that.”

  15. Avs’ Roy to Johnson: ‘Don’t live in the past’

    Sep 11, 2013, 11:03 PM EDT

    erikjohnsongetty

    He was the top pick of a stacked 2006 NHL Draft.

  16. Caps re-sign Johansson; Two years, $4 million

    Sep 7, 2013, 9:25 AM EDT

    Ryan Callahan (24), Marcus Johansson

    He was the last Caps player who needed to be signed.

  17. Report: Caps’ Johansson eyeing Hagelin-type deal

    Sep 5, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT

    johanssongetty

    GM George McPhee is ‘hoping’ a deal can get done by camp.

  18. Capitals ‘needed’ Grabovski, says Backstrom

    Aug 23, 2013, 6:36 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Toronto Maple Leafs - Game Three

    Deal announced this morning.

  19. Swedish Olympic camp invitees include Lundqvist, Sedins

    Jul 22, 2013, 8:12 PM EDT

    lundqvistswedengetty

    No Nicklas Lidstrom or Daniel Alfredsson though, sadly.

  20. How much is Caps’ Johansson worth?

    Jul 21, 2013, 10:55 PM EDT

    johanssongetty

    Washington Post’s Neil Greenberg says up to $3 million.

  21. McPhee says Laich will be Caps’ second-line center

    Jul 8, 2013, 4:35 PM EDT

    Brooks Laich

    “You need a good two-way player to play there.”

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