1. Goaltender Matchup: Inside Lundqvist vs. Holtby

    Goaltending plays an integral part in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. NHL .com decided to break down the highest profile matchup in the Eastern Conference Second Round: Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers and Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals ..

    Jenn Leser Written by Jenn Leser about 10 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  2. Capitals Want to Continue Physical Game vs. Rangers

    NEW YORK -- The Washington Capitals would like nothing more than to continue their hit parade against the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Second Round series at Madison Square Garden on Thursday (7:30 p...

    Jenn Leser Written by Jenn Leser about 10 months ago 4 reads 0 comments

  3. Tom Wilson on New York Post Criticism: 'They Can Write Whatever They Want'

    It's hard to reconcile the way Tom Wilson talks about his brand of hockey, and the way his critics talk about it.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 10 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  4. Trotz Compares Ovechkin to Rangers Great

    Being a finalist for the Hart Trophy is nothing new to Alex Ovechkin and on Thursday he spoke briefly about what it means to be named one of three finalists for the fifth time in his nine-year career...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 10 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  5. Marcus Johansson is Washington Capitals' X-factor against New York Rangers

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz's most important piece of advice to forward Marcus Johansson was simple...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 5 reads 0 comments

  6. Capitals' Fehr to Miss Game 1 vs. Rangers

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Washington Capitals forward Eric Fehr will not be available to play against the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Second Round on Thursday (7:30 p...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  7. Rangers a Very Different Opponent Than Islanders

    The Capitals and Rangers are no strangers to each other in the playoffs, having met three times in the past four years...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 10 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  8. The Capitals' New Slogan: Go Through It, Not Around It

    The Capitals took a new slogan into this spring. It sounds like a cliche — okay, it is a cliche — but that didn't matter...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 10 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  9. Trotz Makes Playful Joke About Redskins After Game 7 Win

    Barry Trotz was all about positivity after his team's Game 7 win over the New York Islanders on Monday night...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 10 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

  10. In Game 7 Win, Capitals Saved Their Best Performance of the Series for Last

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 2 reads 0 comments

  11. Joel Ward Comes Through for Caps Yet Again in Game 7

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Capitals Reflect on Tough Series Victory over Isles

    For the first time in three years, the Capitals skated through a post-game handshake line with smiles on their faces...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 7 reads 0 comments

  13. Capitals Writing a New Chapter for Franchise

    Times change and, with them, teams. Long bitter narratives, sad stories with roots that go back before the memory of most fans, can actually be rewritten. Scripts do get flipped.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 10 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  14. Breaking Down Kuznetsov's Go-Ahead Goal

    Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov scored a 2-1, series-clinching goal against the New York Islanders ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 10 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  15. Barry Trotz Wants 'Good Thoughts,' More Noise from Caps Fans in Game 7

    If you were to summarize the primary emotion most Caps fans have been feeling since Saturday, a few words come to mind. Dread. Panic. Anxious. Fearful. Uneasy. Stricken with terror...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 10 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  16. Capitals Strive to Keep Emotions in Check for Game 7

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 8 reads 0 comments

  17. After Sitting Three Straight, Glencross to Play for Caps Tonight

    The Washington Capitals are going with veteran experience over youth for tonight's Game 7 against the Islanders ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  18. NHL.com: Capitals' Fehr Unavailable for Game 7 vs. Islanders

    Washington Capitals forward Eric Fehr will not play in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference First Round series against the New York Islanders at Verizon Center on Monday (7:30 p.m...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  19. Glencross to Return to Caps' Lineup for Game 7

    Capitals forward Curtis Glencross, who has been a healthy scratch in three straight games, is expected to play in Game 7 on Monday...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 10 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  20. Capitals Unfazed by Poor Home Performance in Game 7 of Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The Washington Capitals couldn't end their Eastern Conference First Round series against the New York Islanders , losing 3-1 at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 5 reads 0 comments

  21. Backstrom: Caps Need to Be 'Hungrier' in Game 7

    As close as the New York Islanders ' 3-1 win was in Game 6, it sounds like the Washington Capitals believe that there was a noticeable difference in the two teams' effort levels...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  22. Trotz Disappointed in Caps' Effort

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 2 reads 0 comments

  23. Capitals Become Team D.C.'s Been Hoping For

    WASHINGTON -- No one is ceding this first-round playoff series to the Washington Capitals no matter how impressive they were in beating down the plucky New York Islanders 5-1 in Game 5 Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

  24. Improved D Big Reason Capitals Lead Series

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The Washington Capitals allowed seven goals through two games in their Eastern Conference First round series with the New York Islanders ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

  25. Caps Move Within 1 Win of Advancing

    They had been speared in the groin and slashed in the knees and hacked in the gut, willing victims to the frustration of their visitors, human piñatas stuffed only with bliss...

    Jenn Leser Written by Jenn Leser about 10 months ago 9 reads 0 comments