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  • Coffee Companion -- 2/23

    Coffee Companion -- 2/23
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • Ovechkin and the Capitals help Virginia man win the lottery

    Ovechkin and the Capitals help Virginia man win the lottery
    The Capitals have had trouble cashing in this season, but playing five Washington forwards paid off for Jimmy Smith, a Capitals fan from Alexandria, Va. Smith won the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 game last month with the lucky combination of 8-19-21-22-28,...
  • Caps recap: Capitals showed true grit in win over Penguins

    Caps recap: Capitals showed true grit in win over Penguins
    The pre-Super Bowl showdown between the Capitals and the Penguins was significantly lacking sizzle with Pittsburgh stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin out of the lineup. But that doesn't mean the Capitals' 3-0 win on Sunday wasn't impressive....
  • Coffee Companion -- 5/18

    Coffee Companion -- 5/18
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back: Tuesday'...
  • Physical play, strong defense lift Caps past Rangers 4-1

    SABRES@ CAPITALS Friday, 7p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet For a night, the Washington Capitals showed how they can assemble a victory fueled by quick pressure on opponents to force turnovers, a willingness throughout the lineup to get involved physically...
  • Orlov's first NHL goal, Volkoun's 43 saves send Caps past 'Canes 2-1

    Sunday's matinee against the Carolina Hurricanes won't go down as one of the more complete or perfect performances by the Washington Capitals this year. In fact, there were few moments at Verizon Center where they seemed firmly in control of the contest,...
  • Caps rally for a point, but Malkin nets OT winner for Pens

    It was an afternoon filled with all the drama, scoring and animosity expected between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. But although the Capitals managed to obtain a point in a heated contest with their rivals, the mood in the visitors'...
  • Capitals fire Boudreau, replace him with former captain Dale Hunter

    Capitals fire Boudreau, replace him with former captain Dale Hunter
    The Washington Capitals on Monday fired coach Bruce Boudreau, who won 200 games faster than any coach in modern NHL history but stumbled regularly in the playoffs despite a talent-laden lineup featuring two-time league MVP Alex Ovechkin. Boudreau was...
  • Backstrom, Semin, Ovechkin score as offense finds stride

    Over the past week, the Washington Capitals wondered where their offense had gone, but Tuesday night at Verizon Center against the stingy Nashville Predators they found the power switch again. Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Alexander Semin...
  • Your turn: What should be the Capitals' top offseason priority?

    Your turn: What should be the Capitals' top offseason priority?
    The Capitals have started to retool their roster after another early playoff exit. They have re-signed center Brooks Laich, traded for power forward Troy Brouwer and added a few draft picks to their minor-league system. Expect more changes -- perhaps more...
  • Scoring low but excitement high at Baltimore Hockey Classic

    Scoring low but excitement high at Baltimore Hockey Classic
    The outcome wasn't what fans had hoped for, but Baltimore rocked the red Tuesday night. On the night when professional ice hockey returned to Baltimore for the first time since 1997, a sellout crowd of an announced 11,082 fans packed 1st Mariner Arena...