1. Alex Ovechkin 1st Since 1917 to Open NHL Season with Back-to-Back Hat Tricks

    Washington Capitals winger Alexander Ovechkin became the first NHL player in 100 years to tally back-to-back hat tricks to open a season...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. Alex Ovechkin Announces He Won't Play for Team Russia in 2018 Olympics

    Alex Ovechkin had been doing everything he could to compete in the Olympics for Russia, but he now admits that this dream is dead...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 6,917 reads 0 comments

  3. Evgeny Kuznetsov Re-Signs with Capitals on 8-Year, $62.4 Million Contract

    The Washington Capitals on Sunday announced they re-signed center Evgeny Kuznetsov to an eight-year contract worth $62.4 million...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 2,003 reads 0 comments

  4. T.J. Oshie Re-Signs with Washington Capitals on 8-Year Contract

    The Washington Capitals announced Friday they agreed to an eight-year deal with T.J. Oshie . According to the team's release , the deal is worth $46 million. "T.J...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 7,489 reads 0 comments

  5. Capitals GM Says 'Maybe' Alex Ovechkin Could Be Traded for 'Legitimate' Deal

    Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan revealed Tuesday that the Caps could trade superstar left winger Alexander Ovechkin if someone offered a "legitimate hockey ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 months ago 34,352 reads 0 comments

  6. Barry Trotz to Return as Capitals Head Coach for Final Year of Contract

    Despite three straight disappointing exits from the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Washington Capitals will bring back head coach Barry Trotz for the 2017-18 season. Per Brian McNally of 106...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 1,545 reads 0 comments

  7. Alex Ovechkin Says Hamstring, Knee Injuries Were Not Tears, Won't Need Surgery

    Washington Capitals star forward Alex Ovechkin confirmed Friday he won't need offseason surgery after battling through hamstring and knee injuries during the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 months ago 3,001 reads 0 comments

  8. Alex Ovechkin's Wife Shares Ghastly Photo of His Bruised Leg

    Alex Ovechkin's playoff turmoil continued when the Pittsburgh Penguins eliminated his Washington Capitals on Wednesday in the second round. It's now clear the NHL star played through a significant leg injury...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 months ago 26,948 reads 0 comments

  9. Barry Trotz Avoids Question on Alex Ovechkin's Play in Series Loss to Penguins

    Another early exit from the playoffs and the Washington Capitals are out of answers. When asked to evaluate the performance of captain Alex Ovechkin after the 2-0 Game 7 loss ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 months ago 10,560 reads 0 comments

  10. Alex Ovechkin Briefly Leaves Game 5 vs. Maple Leafs with Leg Injury

    Washington Capitals left winger Alex Ovechkin suffered a left leg injury in the first period of Game 5 against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night following a collision with Nazem Kadri...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 8,411 reads 0 comments

  11. Capitals Beat Maple Leafs in Game 1 Behind Tom Wilson's OT Goal

    The Washington Capitals rallied from a 2-0 deficit Thursday night to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 in overtime at Verizon Center behind a game-winning goal from Tom Wilson...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 4,381 reads 0 comments

  12. Alex Ovechkin Says He Will Still Play for Russia in 2018 Olympic Games

    Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin said Tuesday he's still planning to represent Russia at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, even if the National Hockey League stands by its decision not to participate...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 11,849 reads 0 comments

  13. Kevin Shattenkirk Suspended 2 Games for Charging Kevin Gravel

    The NHL 's Department of Player Safety announced Sunday that Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk received a two-game suspension for charging Los Angeles Kings defenseman Kevin Gravel during the Capitals' 4-2 loss Saturday night...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 5,334 reads 0 comments

  14. Kevin Shattenkirk Traded to Capitals; Blues Receive Zach Sanford and More

    After parts of seven seasons in St. Louis, the Blues traded defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to the Washington Capitals Monday. The Blues announced they will acquire Zach Sanford as well as a 2017 first-round pick and a conditional second-round pick...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 months ago 20,493 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 19 Poll

    The only thing that can stop the Washington Capitals right now is the NHL schedule. The red-hot Capitals won their sixth game in a row Saturday, against the Anaheim Ducks , ...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 9 months ago 46,769 reads 0 comments

  16. Alex Ovechkin Tops 1,000 Career Points with 2 Goals Wednesday

    Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin tallied two goals in Wednesday's 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins , becoming the 84th player in NHL history to reach the 1,000-point mark, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 months ago 478 reads 0 comments

  17. Alexander Ovechkin Scores 1,000th NHL Point: Highlights, Comments and Reaction

    Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin tallied his 1,000th career NHL point Wednesday night with a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 10 months ago 1,314 reads 8 comments