1. Barry Trotz: Experience Lets You Filter What's Important

    As the Capitals prepare for the 40th season in franchise history, they do so with the most experienced bench boss the club has ever known...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 128 reads 0 comments

  2. MacLellan Offers Glimpse into His Game Plan

    In four weeks, Brian MacLellan will be in Philadelphia at the NHL draft, a cell phone in one hand and the future of the Capitals in the other...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 months ago 479 reads 0 comments

  3. Barry Trotz on coaching Alex Ovechkin: 'It starts with the relationship'

    Around the time he learned he would become the newest head coach of the Washington Capitals , Barry Trotz phoned his star forward across the world...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 268 reads 0 comments

  4. What 'Good Defense' Means to Trotz

    With all the talk about how Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz's defensive-minded nature will mesh with his new team's offensive slant, there is one misconception that the 51-year-old would like to clear up...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 172 reads 0 comments

  5. Capitals' New GM Well Aware of Team's Problems

    When you are the Washington Capitals and you speak extensively about how the biggest change you need to make is to become more of a “team,” it isn't hard to crack the code...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 416 reads 1 comments

  6. Alex Ovechkin's Trip to World Championship Brings Closure to a Painful Season

    Washington Capitals fans know all too well that Alex Ovechkin had a nightmare season in 2013-14. Hell, the entire hockey world knows that...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 4 months ago 1,501 reads 1 comments

  7. New Caps GM Thinks 'We Need Brooks Laich'

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 4 months ago 333 reads 0 comments

  8. Plenty of Key Decisions Await Brian MacLellan in First Offseason

    On April 26, when the Capitals announced they had fired General Manager George McPhee, owner Ted Leonsis explained multiple times that he felt it was time for someone with a new perspective to lead the organization...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 4 months ago 345 reads 0 comments

  9. What Lies Ahead for New Caps GM MacLellan?

    On Monday, the Washington Capitals promoted Brian MacLellan to general manager, inheriting the role of the man he previously assisted — George McPhee, who was dismissed last month after 17 seasons on the job...

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  10. Barry Trotz Named Head Coach of Washington Capitals

    Updates from Tuesday, May 27 The Washington Capitals provide comments from GM Brian MacLellan and coach Barry Trotz: Hockey Central passes along Trotz's plans ...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 4 months ago 11,911 reads 20 comments

  11. Report: Capitals Executive MacLellan Played Role in Trotz Interviews

    When news broke this weekend about an imminent agreement between former long-time Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz and the Washington Capitals , it upset the "natural order of things...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 133 reads 0 comments

  12. Plenty of Questions for Capitals' Next Head Coach

    Anyone who has seen this video chronicling the family life of Barry Trotz can testify to his character as a husband and father of four children, the youngest of whom has Down's Syndrome...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 122 reads 0 comments

  13. Caps likely not only stop on Trotz' job quest

    This weekend marks four weeks since the Capitals decided to trade in George McPhee and Adam Oates for a fresh set of eyes and a new voice. Only they haven't yet decided to whom those eyes and voice will belong...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 92 reads 0 comments

  14. Capitals Enter Fourth Week of General Manager Search

    As the Washington Capitals move into the fourth week of their search for a new general manager, the pool of potential candidates is expected to shrink...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 114 reads 0 comments

  15. Report: Trotz Has Interview with Capitals

    The Capitals ' search for a new coach and general manager took an interesting twist on Wednesday when TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reported that Barry Trotz was in Washington on Tuesday to interview for the club's coaching vacancy...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 512 reads 0 comments

  16. Reports: Trotz in Washington to Talk to Caps

    The Barry Trotz interview tour, Summer 2014, appears to be in full swing. According to multiple reports, one by Sportsnet's John Shannon, the former Predators head coach was in Washington ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 100 reads 0 comments

  17. Barry Trotz Is Best Fit as Next Head Coach of Washington Capitals

    The Washington Capitals ' brain trust of owner Ted Leonsis and president Dick Patrick must not allow the hiring of a general manager to overshadow the hiring of a head coach...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 4 months ago 3,691 reads 28 comments

  18. Report: Gretzky 'Very Much' Wants to Be Caps Pres.

    Wayne Gretzy, the greatest hockey player in history and the former part-owner and coach of the Phoenix Coyotes , is reportedly still very interested in becoming the president of the Washington Capitals per a report from CSN's Chuck Gormely...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 1,150 reads 0 comments

  19. Ovechkin Injury in Minsk Is Caps' Worst Fear (VIDEO)

    Our Capitals Insider, Chuck Gormley, joined CSN to discuss what Alex Ovechkin's injury could mean and if this is the Capitals worst fear...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 months ago 140 reads 0 comments

  20. Ovie Takes to Instagram to Show He's OK

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 months ago 125 reads 0 comments

  21. Alexander Ovechkin Leaves Russia Game with Knee Injury

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 4 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  22. Capitals' Final Report Cards: Brooks Laich

    CSNWashington.com Capitals Insider Chuck Gormley will evaluate the 2013-14 performance of each player on the Caps roster. One breakdown will occur every weekday in alphabetical order...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 5 months ago 313 reads 0 comments

  23. Alexander Ovechkin Rides Tank, Shoots Machine Gun with Russian National Team

    Tanks, guns and loud noises! That was the name of the game for Alexander Ovechkin earlier this week...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 5 months ago 4,131 reads 3 comments

  24. Breaking Down Washington Capitals' Biggest Needs in 2014 NHL Draft

    Despite never leading his team to a Stanley Cup title during his 17 seasons at the helm of the Washington Capitals , one cannot ignore how well George McPhee and his staff drafted over the years...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 5 months ago 2,294 reads 3 comments

  25. If Bylsma Is Fired, Should Capitals Pursue Him?

    Let's be clear about this: head coach Dan Bylsma is not the only reason the Pittsburgh Penguins are no longer alive in the Stanley Cup playoffs.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 435 reads 0 comments