| Jan 1, 2015
| 3:21 PM
WASHINGTON — The Winter Classic began with perhaps a bit too much sun. By the end, seat cushions were falling from the sky.
The latest NHL outdoor game had a cliffhanger ending Thursday, with Troy Brouwer scoring with 12.9 seconds remaining to...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 3:06 PM
The NHL has staged quite a few outdoor hockey games now, and I can understand why. The weather was gorgeous and the light was beautiful today at Nationals Park to help make great photos from every angle. Washington fans may have called this frigid, but it...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 1:29 PM
As the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals prepared for the 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park, both teams were dealing with a seemingly unfamiliar foe: the sun.
With temperatures in the low 40s and very few clouds in the sky, the sun's...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:02 PM
WASHINGTON — The death of Blackhawks assistant equipment manager Clint Reif on Dec. 21 continues to resonate throughout the NHL.
In the Hawks' dressing room at Nationals Park, where they will face the Capitals in the Winter Classic on Thursday,...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:48 PM
WASHINGTON — For many Blackhawks, playing outdoors in one of the NHL's marquee events has become more than a once-, twice- or even thrice-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
As one of the league's premier franchises, the Hawks once again will be exposed to...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:19 PM
There are certain teams the Florida Panthers have been able to get away with spotting an early lead.
That is never a good idea against Washington. When the Capitals score first, they usually win (13-1-2).
The Panthers avoided that pitfall, and then...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Andrew Shaw was chatting with his parents in the stands of the Xcel Energy Center in Minnesota during the 2011 NHL draft when his name was called.
The forward didn't hear the team that had selected him, so after a quick glance at the draft board, Shaw...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 11:38 PM
Shane Doan had a pair of goals and an assist as the Arizona Coyotes beat the Capitals, 6-5, Sunday night, rallying for their first road victory and handing Washington its fourth straight loss. The Capitals, who blew a 3-1 advantage, mounted a late...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 11:14 PM
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III returned to the practice field for the first time since dislocating his left ankle in Week 2 and looked "fine" while handling a limited workload, coach Jay Gruden said. The coach said that once the third-...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:05 PM
TV/radio: 7:30 p.m.; CSN+, WGN-AM 720.
Storylines: Hawks are looking to build off a rare offensive explosion in a 5-0 road victory over the Canadiens on Tuesday night. Corey Crawford will get the start in goal, a game after recording his 11th career...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Former Chicago Blackhawks right wing Troy Brouwer has a contract pending to sell his three-bedroom, 2,900-square-foot duplex penthouse condominium unit in Roscoe Village, which is on the market for $750,000.
The Vancouver-born Brouwer, 29, was with...