1. Trotz: Fehr Could Return for Possible Game 7

    Trotz said Fehr's still day to day, hasn't skated yet, but left open the possibility of a Game 7 return if necessary...

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

  2. Determination, Focus Important in Capitals' Dominant Playoff Penalty Kill

    Nicklas Backstrom was without his stick, having thrown it away because it was broken, and he knew that the Washington Capitals couldn't afford to be down another man...

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  3. Braden Holtby of Washington Capitals Enjoying Life at Home and Work

    WASHINGTON -- Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby is 25 years old but he's becoming quite familiar with how to work through drama at home during the Stanley Cup Playoffs...

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  4. Capitals' Burakovsky Pleased with Playoff Debut

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- On the first shift of Washington Capitals rookie forward Andre Burakovsky's Stanley Cup Playoff debut, he nearly scored the first goal of the game...

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  5. Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin step up for Washington Capitals

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Nicklas Backstrom said the Washington Capitals ' top players, himself included, needed to produce offensively for them to get back into their Eastern Conference First Round series against the New York Islanders ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 7 reads 0 comments

  6. Ovie: 'I Think We Get the Momentum with This Game'

    Alex Ovechkin skated out for warm-ups, snared the first puck he could find and fired it toward the Islander net. He missed...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 months ago 19 reads 0 comments

  7. Capitals Benefit from Rejuvenated Alex Ovechkin in Overtime Win over Islanders

    Sometimes you get the Bear, and sometimes … John Tavares wins Game 3 for the New York Islanders at 15 seconds of overtime Sunday...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 months ago 30 reads 0 comments

  8. Caps Victorious After Hard-Fought Game 4

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  9. Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin Step Up for Washington Capitals

    Nicklas Backstrom said the Washington Capitals ' top players, himself included, needed to produce offensively for them to get back into their Eastern Conference First Round series against the New York Islanders ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 months ago 147 reads 0 comments

  10. Brooks Orpik Takes Skate to His Face, Gets Hit with Beer in Win Over Islanders

    You know those men's facial lotion commercials ? The ones where a guy gets slapped in the mouth by a fish and then by a woman and then by every other animate or inanimate object ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 4 months ago 37,560 reads 36 comments

  11. Snapshots: #CapsIsles Game Four Winning Locker Room 4/21/15

    Take an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at the Caps winning locker room after Game Four of #CapsIsles at Nassau Coliseum...

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  12. Backstrom Practices What He Preaches

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Nicklas Backstom stood in front of reporters on Monday and said he and Alex Ovechkin needed to step up if the Capitals hoped to continue what they hope will be a long run in the Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 months ago 31 reads 0 comments

  13. Nicklas Backstrom's Overtime Winner Lifts Capitals Past Islanders in Game 4

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. — They were the only souls screaming inside Nassau Coliseum, cutting through the clatter of feet trudging up aisles, and yet amid the throng of Washington Capitals near center ice, few seemed to notice the silence...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 months ago 121 reads 0 comments

  14. As Braden Holtby Gets Healthy, So Do Washington Capitals' Chances to Win Series

    UNIONDALE , N.Y. — Easygoing. Laid-back. Even-keeled. Braden Holtby sounds more like the guy in your dorm who has a peculiar odor and Phish music blaring from his room than one of the best, most unflappable goaltenders in the NHL ...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 4 months ago 5,200 reads 20 comments

  15. Niskanen Has High Praise for Backstrom After Win

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  16. Trotz: Backstrom Was 'All-World' Tonight

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  17. VIDEO: Capitals' Ovechkin Opens Scoring vs. Islanders with Ridiculous Tip

    With his Washington Capitals trailing the New York Islanders 2-1 in the series, Alex Ovechkin is putting the team on his back - or backhand that is...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 4 months ago 233 reads 0 comments

  18. Burakovsky to Make Playoff Debut as Caps Scratch Glencross

    Sometimes desperate times force coaches to lean on talented young players more than the trusty, comfortable old hands they're more comfortable with...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 4 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  19. Burakovsky and Latta Draw into Lineup vs. Isles

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  20. NHL.com: Capitals to Likely Insert Burakovsky for Injured Fehr

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The Washington Capitals will look to even their Eastern Conference First Round series against the New York Islanders at 2-2 in Game 4 at Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday (7:30 p...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 60 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 4 months ago 8 reads 0 comments

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

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  23. 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...

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  24. 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 ...

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  25. 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 5 months ago 41 reads 0 comments