1. Brooks Orpik Suspended 3 Games for Interference: Details, Comments and Reaction

    The second-round playoff series between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins is tied at one game apiece, but the Capitals will be without some depth for the next three contests...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 14,739 reads 133 comments

  2. Better Supporting Cast Lets Alex Ovechkin, Capitals Face Playoff Demons Head on

    The Washington Capitals , like many of their counterparts in Washington, D.C., have become no strangers to regular-season success. Yet like their D.C. brethren, they have failed to ascend to the pinnacle of their sport...

    Pat  Pickens Written by Pat Pickens about 2 months ago 2,517 reads 8 comments

  3. Ovechkin Breaks Record for Most Playoff Points in Capitals History

    Washington Capitals left wing Alexander Ovechkin recorded the 72nd, 73rd and 74th playoff points of his career during Monday's 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers , tying and ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 2 months ago 424 reads 0 comments

  4. NHL Betting Preview: Eastern Conference Playoff Matchups, Odds, Analysis

    The Washington Capitals (56-18-8) were the best team in the NHL during the regular season and will try to become the first team since the 2012-13 Chicago Blackhawks to win the Stanley Cup after earning the Presidents’ Trophy...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 3 months ago 1,209 reads 0 comments

  5. Mike Richards' Drug Charges Stayed by Judge: Latest Details and Reaction

    The drug charges brought against Washington Capitals forward Mike Richards were stayed by a judge in Manitoba, Canada, court Wednesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 11,542 reads 11 comments

  6. Mike Weber to Capitals: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Buffalo Sabres announced on Tuesday that they traded defenseman Mike Weber to the Washington Capitals for a third-round selection in the 2017 NHL draft...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 10,883 reads 20 comments

  7. Taylor Chorney, Capitals Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    On Friday, the Washington Capitals reportedly signed defenseman Taylor Chorney to a two-year, $1.6 million contract extension, according to the Associated Press (via ESPN.com )...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 713 reads 1 comments

  8. Analyzing the Key Ingredients to the Washington Capitals' Success in 2015-16

    The Washington Capitals are the best team in the NHL so far this season—and not by a small margin...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 months ago 5,422 reads 27 comments

  9. Alex Ovechkin Injury: Updates on Capitals Star's Lower Body and Return

    Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin suffered a lower-body injury that kept him out of the NHL All-Star Game, but he is ready to return. Continue for updates. Ovechkin to Play vs...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 5 months ago 6,664 reads 46 comments

  10. Capitals Voted Most Likely to Win Stanley Cup 2016 by NHL Coaches

    No team has accumulated more points so far this season than the Washington Capitals , so it's no surprise NHL coaches have tabbed the Caps as the Stanley Cup favorites. TSN's Bob McKenzie polled 27 head coaches between Jan...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 3,161 reads 0 comments

  11. Philadelphia Flyers vs. Washington Capitals: Betting Odds, Analysis, Preview

    The Washington Capitals (35-8-3) will attempt to win their third straight game and add to their NHL -best point total when they host the skidding Philadelphia Flyers (20-18-8) in a Metropolitan Division matchup Wednesday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 5 months ago 2,091 reads 0 comments

  12. Alex Ovechkin Says He Isn't Afraid of DC Blizzard Because He's from Russia

    The historic blizzard bearing down on Washington, D.C., is no match for Alex Ovechkin. The Washington Capitals star told WUSA9 during an impromptu interview at a local gas station ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 months ago 31,476 reads 24 comments

  13. Will Mike Richards' Quest for Redemption Get a Storybook Ending with Capitals?

    Mike Richards is on his way back to the NHL . The former captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, Selke Trophy finalist and two-time Stanley Cup winner agreed to what ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 6 months ago 5,633 reads 13 comments

  14. Mike Richards to Capitals: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    On Wednesday, the Washington Capitals agreed to terms with veteran forward Mike Richards , according to Capitals Today . Richards will receive a one-year, $1 million prorated contract...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 9,395 reads 24 comments

  15. Chasing 500: Where Will Alex Ovechkin Finish Among NHL's All-Time Snipers?

    With Alex Ovechkin scoring some of the most impressive goals the league has seen, many are wondering if he will place among the top snipers of all time...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 6 months ago 2,817 reads 7 comments

  16. Capitals Honor Victims of Paris Attacks by Lighting Rink in France's Flag Colors

    The Washington Capitals honored the victims of Friday's Paris attacks, which claimed the lives of at least 153 people throughout the French capital, as reported by CNN's Steve Almasy, Pierre Meilhan and Jim Bittermann...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 16,776 reads 17 comments

  17. Nicklas Backstrom Injury: Updates on Capitals Star's Recovery from Hip Surgery

    Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has returned after sitting out following offseason hip surgery. Continue for updates. Backstrom Will Play vs. Carolina Hurricanes Saturday, Oct...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 10 months ago 12,663 reads 8 comments

  18. Capitals Re-Sign Marcus Johansson

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Marcus Johansson to a one-year, $3.75 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 11 months ago 4,130 reads 8 comments

  19. Report: Capitals, Johansson $1.75M Apart in Contract Talks Ahead of Arbitration

    With an arbitration hearing set for Wednesday, the Washington Capitals and forward Marcus Johansson are believed to be $1.75 million apart in the desired valuation of his next contract...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 11 months ago 87 reads 0 comments

  20. Marcus Johansson of Capitals Working on Contract Heading to Arbitration

    Marcus Johansson and the Washington Capitals have not made any progress in contract negotiations in advance of a salary arbitration hearing scheduled for July 29...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 11 months ago 86 reads 0 comments

  21. How Both Sides Benefit from Braden Holtby's Extension with Washington Capitals

    The Washington Capitals have long been one of the NHL 's most frustrating teams to its large, dedicated fanbase...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 11 months ago 8,707 reads 7 comments

  22. Braden Holtby, Capitals Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Washington Capitals re-signed their franchise goaltender Friday, according to the Canadian Press' Stephen Whyno: The team made things official with a quote from general ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 11 months ago 10,408 reads 23 comments

  23. Capitals Sign Ryan Stanton

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Ryan Stanton to a one-year, two-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 11 months ago 246 reads 0 comments

  24. Why Braden Holtby's $8 Million Per Year Ask Isn't out of Line

    Restricted free agent goaltender Braden Holtby raised more than a few eyebrows Tuesday with a surprising salary arbitration ask...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 11 months ago 83 reads 0 comments

  25. Johansson Shares Thoughts on Going to Arbitration

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 months ago 31 reads 0 comments