| May 2, 2015
| 6:24 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers needed to bounce back after a tough loss to the WashingtonCapitals.
Chris Kreider didn't need long to get them going.
Kreider scored 38 seconds after the opening faceoff and the Rangers defeated the...
| May 1, 2015
| 5:15 PM
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Putting a brutal, last-second loss to the Washington Capitals in the opening game of the Eastern Conference semifinals behind them isn't something the New York Rangers are worried about.
Playoff hockey is all about short-...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 7:47 PM
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...
| Apr 14, 2015
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,...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 8:21 PM
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.
| Apr 5, 2015
| 6:39 PM
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,...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 11:45 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 9:01 PM
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.
| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:12 AM
No matter what happened in his 500th NHL game, Troy Brouwer was going to mark the occasion by having dinner with his wife and teammates.
As it turned out, the real celebration took place long before they got to the restaurant.
Brouwer scored two...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 9:47 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:33 PM
Cam Atkinson had not scored a goal in his last 18 games.
Put on the same line with a couple of the central figures from this past weekend's NHL All-Star Game, he finally found the net.
Atkinson and Fedor Tyutin each had a goal and an assist, and...