1. Caps' Defensemen Rally Around Calle Johansson

    A little more than a week ago Capitals assistant coach Calle Johansson was asked about a defensive corps that, under his direction, finished 11th in the conference and 22nd in the NHL in goals allowed [240]...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 148 reads 0 comments

  2. Fan Shows Caps Pride on Prosthetic Leg

    Caps fan Brian Sealock has a relatively unique way of showing his fandom for the Washington Capitals . He wears it on his prosthetic leg.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 51 reads 0 comments

  3. As Another Caps Season Ends, More Criticism Is Aimed at Alex Ovechkin

    No matter how a Washington Capitals season ends, who the coach is, how the roster is constructed or which way the team is trying to play, the majority of the criticism levied upon the organization is directed toward Alex Ovechkin...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 63 reads 0 comments

  4. Braden Holtby Says Changes Resulted in Second Guessing

    It doesn't take a degree in linguistics to realize there was a disconnect, or at the very least a disagreement, in the way Adam Oates wanted Braden Holtby to play this season and the way goaltending coach Olie Kolzig wanted him to play...

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  5. Dustin Penner: 'I'll Entertain Any and All Offers'

    From the time he arrived in Washington following a March 4 trade from Anaheim , Capitals left wing Dustin Penner seemed to have one foot on a plane back to southern California.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 100 reads 0 comments

  6. Mikhail Grabovski Wants Capitals to Settle Uncertain Future...

    Mikhail Grabovski likes Washington. He appreciates the trust he earned from the Capitals ' coaching staff and the opportunity to contribute in multiple situations, and his family has grown comfortable in the area...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 69 reads 0 comments

  7. Joel Ward to Throw out 1st Pitch on Jackie Robinson Day at Nationals Park

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals , in conjunction with the Washington Nationals, today announced that forward Joel Ward will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Jackie Robinson Day at Nationals Park on Thursday, April 17...

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  8. How Will Alex Ovechkin Recover from Dream Season That Turned into a Nightmare?

    This was supposed to be Alex Ovechkin's year. This was supposed to be the year Ovechkin would rip two large gorillas off his back by raising an Olympic gold medal and the Stanley Cup...

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  9. Why the Washington Capitals Shouldn't Clean House This Offseason

    For the Washington Capitals , to say that missing the postseason for the first time in seven years is embarrassing would be a gross understatement, because much more was expected of this team...

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  10. Will Green Get the Chance to Finish the Job?

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  11. Ovechkin: 'We're in Middle of Nowhere'

    For the first time since the spring of 2007, Alex Ovechkin has no chance of winning a Stanley Cup. And because of that, the 28-year-old captain faced some tough questions during the Capitals ' breakup day at Kettler Capitals Iceplex...

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  12. 'They've Got to Get Better. I've Got to Get Better'

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 75 reads 0 comments

  13. Alex Ovechkin Doesn't Want a Trade or Blame for Capitals' Failure

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  14. Has Alex Ovechkin Worn Out His Welcome with Floundering Washington Capitals?

    When my editor and I were bandying about ideas for season-ending and playoff stories a couple weeks ago, he tossed out the idea of writing something about Alex Ovechkin's season and what winning a Stanley Cup would mean for his reputation...

    Dave  Lozo Written by Dave Lozo about 5 months ago 16,260 reads 97 comments

  15. Lightning Win, Earn Home Ice Against Habs

    It came right down to the final moment of the final regular-season game for the Tampa Bay Lightning to secure home-ice advantage against the Montreal Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 5 months ago 44 reads 0 comments

  16. Ovechkin Says He Wants Oates Back as Coach

    The biggest question hanging over the Capitals following their season-ending 1-0 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday is what will happen next to an organization facing its first April without a playoff game in seven years...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 5 months ago 58 reads 0 comments

  17. Capitals Sign Chandler Stephenson

    ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have signed center Chandler Stephenson to a three-year, entry-level contract beginning the 2014-15 season, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 months ago 72 reads 0 comments

  18. 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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  19. 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...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 5 months ago 63 reads 0 comments

  20. 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...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 5 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  21. 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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  22. 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...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 5 months ago 70 reads 0 comments

  23. 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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  24. 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 5 months ago 105 reads 0 comments

  25. 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...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 5 months ago 2,794 reads 1 comments