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  • Backstrom seals Capitals' 2-1 overtime win over Isles

    Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom knew he had an opening once New York Islanders captain John Tavares lost his stick along the boards.
  • Young forwards, Halak lift Islanders past Caps 4-1 in Game 1

    Ryan Strome is 21 years old, Brock Nelson is 23, and Josh Bailey is 25. Entering Wednesday night, the trio of New York Islanders forwards owned these combined career NHL playoff numbers: seven games, zero goals. So much for the supposed importance of...

    FACEOFF: 4 of Canada's teams kick off 1st night of playoffs

    Patrick Kane is back for Chicago. Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are back in the playoffs after a one-year break. And the Montreal Canadiens feel as if they've been in this position before against Ottawa, and it's not a good memory for the...

    Are the Capitals ready to 'raise their flag'?

    Are the Capitals ready to 'raise their flag'?
    The background photograph on Barry Trotz's laptop matches one on a shelf over his desk, next to a folded American flag. The picture was taken in early October, near the end of his first training camp coaching the Washington Capitals, long before they...

    Capitals have turned to 'a heavier game'

    Capitals have turned to 'a heavier game'
    During his time coaching the Nashville Predators, whenever Barry Trotz prepared to face the Washington Capitals, he always marveled at their size but never saw it translate onto the ice. Sure, the Capitals could carve through defenses and pour in goals,...