1. Marcus Johansson Leaves vs. Blackhawks After Suffering Injury

    #Caps announce Marcus Johansson won't return to the contest. Once again, looked like Backstrom's shot hit him on the hand/arm...

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  2. Has McPhee's 'adversarial Relationship with Player Agents' Cost the Caps?

    The Capitals ' fall from one of the most dynamic teams in the NHL to, well, whatever it is they are today (not in the playoffs, for one) has been well-documented. But the Washington Post's Katie Carrera has documented it particularly well here...

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  3. Capitals' 'Pride at Stake' as Regular Season Wraps Up

    Thursday night in Raleigh, N.C., was not the type of springtime hockey the Washington Capitals are accustomed to...

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  4. Brouwer, 3rd Line Lead Capitals Past Carolina 5-2

    RALEIGH, N.C. -- Troy Brouwer scored two goals and the Washington Capitals routed the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Thursday night...

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  5. Leonsis Plans 'Comprehensive Review' of Caps

    Now that the Capitals are facing their first spring in seven years without a playoff game, all eyes and ears have turned to Ted Leonsis, chairman of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, the parent company of the Capitals...

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  6. Washington Capitals Unravel as Playoff Hopes Grow Dim

    It’s been an interesting few weeks for the Washington Capitals , a team that recorded its first regulation win since March 18 on Tuesday night...

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  7. Karl Alzner Offers Honest Assessment of Washington Capitals' Struggles

    Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner believes honesty in the face of adversity is the best policy a player and a team can have. Alzner's problem is he doesn't think his team has fully bought into that policy...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 4 months ago 105 reads 0 comments

  8. Washington Capitals with the Most to Prove as 2013-14 NHL Regular Season Ends

    With the Washington Capitals now realistically headed for the golf courses prior to the beginning of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2006-07, there's no shortage of players that have failed to meet expectations this season...

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  9. Adam Oates on Chopping Block as Washington Capitals Falter Down the Stretch

    T hroughout most of the 2013-14 NHL season , no one in the hockey world suspected that Adam Oates might get the axe as head coach of the Washington Capitals . On Oct...

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  10. Goalie Jaroslav Halak 'looking Forward' to Facing Former Team

    Washington Capitals goalie Jaroslav Halak paused for a moment and began to choose his words carefully. He did not want to provide his former team with any bulletin board material, ...

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  11. Are Caps Allowing Too Many Shots to Win?

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  12. How Can Alex Ovechkin Have 49 Goals and a Minus-35 Rating?

    Of the 868 skaters who have played at least one NHL game this season, nobody has scored more goals than Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin , who has lit the lamp 49 times...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 months ago 11,626 reads 40 comments

  13. Caps Practice Minus Mike Green

    If the Capitals are to overcome a four point deficit and somehow clinch a seventh straight playoff berth, they may be forced to do so without their most experienced defenseman...

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  14. Mike Green Suffers Upper-Body Injury, Questionable to Return

    Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green suffered an upper-body injury during Saturday's game against the New York Islanders and is questionable to return, according to the Washington Post's Katie Carrera...

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  15. Green (Upper-Body) Questionable to Return

    #Caps Mike Green sustained an upper body injury and is questionable to return. Aaron Volpatti is expected to return in the 2nd period...

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  16. Dustin Penner out Tonight vs. Islanders, Day-to-Day with Injury

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  17. Emerging Storylines for Washington Capitals' 2014 Offseason

    For the Washington Capitals , this has to feel like rock bottom. That's what happens when a team that's earned postseason berths in six straight seasons, including five with divisional ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 5 months ago 4,550 reads 3 comments

  18. Caps Prospect Burakovsky OHL Player of Month

    With the Capitals on the outside of a playoff position and postseason hockey far from a guarantee in Washington, it is worth noting that at least one player in the Capitals organization is already enjoying playoff success this spring...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  19. Joel Ward Nominated for Masterton Trophy

    Nearly eight years after making his NHL debut as a 26-year-old with the Minnesota Wild in 2006, Joel Ward stood in front of his dressing room stall in Arlington Thursday and reflected on the uncommon path he took to a successful hockey career...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 105 reads 0 comments

  20. Washington Capitals Not Playing as a Cohesive Group

    On Saturday, after the Washington Capitals spent much of a 4-2 loss trying to execute a basic play as the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Bruins demonstrated machine-like efficiency ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  21. Ovechkin, Backstrom Reunited by Desperate Capitals

    NEWARK, N.J. -- In dire need of a win Friday night, Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates is turning to an old plan he knows has been successful in the past and should be going forward...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 5 months ago 165 reads 0 comments

  22. Ovechkin: 'I Think Everybody Quit on the Play'

    Alex Ovechkin was given a chance on Friday to explain his role on a goal scored by the Dallas Stars on Tuesday in which Stars forward Ray Whitney blew past him in the neutral zone to set up a goal by Dustin Jeffrey...

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  23. Capitals Recall Strachan from Hershey

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Tyson Strachan from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today...

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  24. Capitals' Troy Brouwer Takes Veiled Shot at Coach Adam Oates

    If there's something interesting for a hockey player to say, he will almost certainly choose instead to say something that is the exact opposite. It's just the way of the sport. Don't call attention to yourself...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 120 reads 0 comments

  25. Holtby: 'If I Were a Fan, I'd Be Booing Us'

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