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  • Capitals beat Islanders, Halak, 5-1, for 3-2 series lead

    Capitals beat Islanders, Halak, 5-1, for 3-2 series lead
    WASHINGTON (AP) — With the crowd's raucous chants of "We are louder!" ringing throughout a lopsided third period, a group of unheralded scorers put the Washington Capitals on the verge of a playoff series victory. Dominating despite zero points...
  • In Friday's NHL games, 3 home teams try to avoid 2-0 hole

    It's not impossible, of course, for an NHL team to erase a two-game series deficit. Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals know that all too well: They allowed the New York Rangers to come back to win a first-round matchup in 2013 after Washington...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Holtby Blanks Bruins Again, Capitals Win 3-0

    Holtby Blanks Bruins Again, Capitals Win 3-0
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby made 27 saves while shutting out the Boston Bruins for the third time this season, Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals defeated the Bruins 3-0 on Wednesday night. Holtby earned...
  • Green, Holtby lead Capitals to win over Red Wings

    Green, Holtby lead Capitals to win over Red Wings
    DETROIT (AP) — With the Stanley Cup playoffs about a week away, Braden Holtby is rounding into form for the Washington Capitals. Holtby stopped 35 shots, and Mike Green added a goal and an assist, as the Capitals beat Detroit 2-1 on Sunday,...
  • Red Wings fall to Capitals, into last wild-card spot in Eastern Conference

    DETROIT As they head into the final week of the regular season, the Detroit Red Wings teeter on the unthinkable. They dropped a 2-1 game Sunday afternoon at Joe Louis Arena to the Washington Capitals, and with it dropped to the second and last wild-...
  • Ward scores winner for Capitals, 5-4 in OT

    Ward scores winner for Capitals, 5-4 in OT
    Joel Ward was standing in his favorite spot on the ice, which meant good fortune for the Washington Capitals. Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the visiting Capitals past the San Jose Sharks, 5-4, on Wednesday night. "As soon as...
  • Ducks lose, but Ilya Bryzgalov is impressive

    Ducks lose, but Ilya Bryzgalov is impressive
    Ilya Bryzgalov and the Ducks didn't win. But the backup goalie will accept the mental lift and the team will take the standings point it left Verizon Center with Friday after losing by shootout to the Washington Capitals, 3-2. The 34-year-old...
  • Kings' dispirited 4-0 loss to Capitals leaves them far from repeat hopes

    Kings' dispirited 4-0 loss to Capitals leaves them far from repeat hopes
    Just to get it out of the way, the last team that won the Stanley Cup and missed the playoffs the following season was the Carolina Hurricanes, who triumphed in 2006 but couldn't crash the postseason party in 2007. That bit of NHL history is becoming...