| Feb 15, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Expect the Capitals, who trail the Lightning by five points in the Southeast Division, to be players before the NHL's trade deadline on Feb. 28. As it's currently constituted, this team doesn't appear to be capable of going on a deep playoff run (though...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 6:30 AM
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:...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 11:45 AM
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,...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:11 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 6:30 AM
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:
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Something is acutely wrong with the Washington Capitals right now. You would think that a last minute loss to the Nashville Predators and an overall stretch of very porous play would do something to raise the team’s indignation level a smidge above...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 7:12 AM
By Michael Hoffman
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For the Capitals Monday night, it was about working harder and just as importantly in the words of Nicklas Backstrom, ‘working smarter’ than they had in their...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:36 AM
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.
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:58 PM
The Washington Capitals' 2011-12 season opener certainly wasn't pretty. They gained and relinquished two separate one-goal leads and the Carolina Hurricanes forced overtime with less than two minutes remaining.
But in the extra session the Capitals found...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 8:32 PM
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...