1. Capitals' Power Play Needs More Shots on Goal to Be Effective Against Islanders

    The Washington Capitals find themselves in a 2-1 series deficit during the first round of the playoffs. Part of that is due to the Islanders neutralizing the Caps' biggest threat: the power play...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 month ago 8 reads 0 comments

  2. Forward Marcus Johansson 'Planning on Playing' Game 4

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 month ago 16 reads 0 comments

  3. 5 Things the Caps Must Do to Get Back into the Series

    After three games of Washington's Eastern Conference quarterfinal clash with the New York Islanders , it's tough to know what to make of this Capitals team...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 month ago 846 reads 0 comments

  4. Islanders Issue Statement as Caps Fans Claim Abuse

    Visiting fans get abused in home arenas on a nightly basis in the NHL . There are lines that shouldn't be crossed that are frequently obliterated by idiots at the games, their behavior ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 month ago 295 reads 0 comments

  5. Caps' Fehr to Miss Games 4 and 5 After Okposo Hit

    The Washington Capitals will be without Eric Fehr for the next two games of their opening-round series against the Islanders , following this hit from New York forward Kyle Okposo ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 41 reads 0 comments

  6. Islanders Say Ovechkin Motivated Their Fans

    Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin probably didn't mean to incite thousands of hockey fans on Long Island when he said the fans at VerizonCenter in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first-round ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 74 reads 0 comments

  7. Islanders Score 15 Seconds into OT to Take 2-1 Series Lead over Capitals

    Outside the Washington Capitals ' dressing room, near the entrance to the visiting tunnel at Nassau Coliseum, forward Jason Chimera looked down at a small television and watched as if he needed further proof...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 182 reads 0 comments

  8. Capitals Looking to 'Forget About' Game 3 Loss

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 1 month ago 10 reads 0 comments

  9. Experience Isn't Helping Capitals vs. Islanders

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 1 month ago 11 reads 0 comments

  10. Fehr Suffers Upper-Body Injury in Game 3

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Washington Capitals forward Eric Fehr left Sunday's Game 3 at Nassau Coliseum against the New York Islanders after suffering an upper-body injury in the first period...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 1 month ago 12 reads 0 comments

  11. Fehr Questionable to Return vs. Isles After Getting Hit

    That might leave a mark. Washington Capitals forward Eric Fehr was forced to make an early exit from Sunday's Game 3 against the New York Islanders after falling prey to a hard, clean body check from Kyle Okposo...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 2 reads 0 comments

  12. Fehr Questionable to Return vs. Isles After Getting Hit

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Holtby Back to Start Game 3 vs. Islanders

    Braden Holtby 1st out on the ice for warmups. He'll start Game Three. #CapsIsles #RockTheRed #CapsPlayoffs #HoltBeast http://t...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 2 reads 0 comments

  14. Islanders' Pending Move from Nassau Coliseum Looms as Playoff Push Continues

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The energy that lifted the Washington Capitals through a second-period malaise on Friday night wasn't lost on the New York Islanders , who returned to the ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 5 reads 0 comments

  15. Philipp Grubauer Steps In, Leads Capitals to Win

    WASHINGTON -- For the third time in the Washington Capitals ' past six trips to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, they needed a second goaltender during Game 2 of their first-round series ...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 20 reads 0 comments

  16. Best and Worst of Caps-Islanders Game 2

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 20 reads 0 comments

  17. Islanders Unable to Stall Capitals' Attack in Game 2

    The New York Islanders were cautious not to get ahead of themselves after winning Game 1 of their playoff series against the Capitals ...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 14 reads 0 comments

  18. Facing Series Deficit, There Was No Panic from the Caps

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 43 reads 0 comments

  19. Washington Capitals' Resiliency Toughest Opponent Islanders Will Face in Series

    Washington Capitals fans could be forgiven if they were having nightmarish flashbacks Friday night. There were the Capitals throwing puck after puck after puck after…you get it…on net, dominating the game territorially...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 1 month ago 7,185 reads 9 comments

  20. Nicklas Backstrom Ties the Game for the Washington Capitals

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 21 reads 0 comments

  21. Capitals Add Physicality to Game 2 Lineup with Return of Wilson

    The Washington Capitals will add some muscle to their lineup for Friday's Game 2 against the New York Islanders ...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 16 reads 0 comments

  22. Capitals Recall Philipp Grubauer from Hershey

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Philipp Grubauer from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 27 reads 0 comments

  23. After Dropping Game 1 at Home, History Rests in the Capitals' Favor

    On the opening night of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs, three of four home teams lost, so at least the Washington Capitals had company in their misery.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 7 reads 0 comments

  24. After a Game 1 Loss and Optional Skate, Capitals 'stick with What Works'

    Coach Barry Trotz could have skated the Washington Capitals until they wheezed, punishing them for Wednesday night's 4-1 calamity against the New York Islanders , or even held practice ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 19 reads 0 comments

  25. Is It Time for Wilson to Enter the Fray?

    If you had a tough time watching the Capitals ' 4-1 loss to the New York Islanders in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, imagine how Tom Wilson must have felt watching from the Verizon Center press box...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 5 reads 0 comments