| Feb 14, 2015
| 10:35 PM
What you had were the usual suspects joined by the two unfamiliar names, of late, on the goal-scoring ledger, adding up to a workable mix of offense for the Kings.
Finally, the 70s trio — Dwight King, Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli — got...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:55 PM
Washington represented one of the high points of the season for the Kings, quickly followed by one of the lowest moments.
The high point did not happen on the ice. That was the White House visit on Feb. 2, when the Stanley Cup champion Kings and MLS...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 8:32 PM
The regular season will end Saturday, and with it ends the voting period for most major awards. With that in mind, in the final regular-season weekly column, a look at who should win the hardware:
Hart Trophy (MVP)
Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens....
| Apr 6, 2015
| 7:55 AM
PHILADELPHIA — Steve Mason won't catch odds-on Hart Trophy (MVP) candidate Carey Price for the NHL's save percentage crown, but he just might give the Canadien goaltender a good run for his money.
Mason stopped 46 of 47 shots in the Flyers' 4-1...
| 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,...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 1:30 PM
2 p.m.: Texas at Oklahoma State. ESPNU
8 p.m.: Cardinals at Cubs. ESPN2
1 p.m.: Rockets at Thunder. ABC
3:30 p.m.: Bulls at Cavaliers. ABC
6:30 p.m.: Women's NCAA Tournament: Notre Dame vs. South Carolina. ESPN
| Mar 30, 2015
| 9:21 PM
The playoff picture became clearer in the East on Monday when the Tampa Bay Lightning clinched a postseason berth, but it grew more muddled in the West when the Kings lost to the Chicago Blackhawks and Calgary and Vancouver won their respective games....
| Mar 29, 2015
| 3:58 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The Washington Capitals showed the urgency of a team that hasn't secured a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
The New York Rangers haven't looked the same since they clinched their place in the postseason.
Alex Ovechkin scored twice and...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 4:12 PM
NEW YORK — Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Jason Chimera added two goals in the third period to rally the Washington Capitals to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday.
Ovechkin had a goal in each of the first two periods, and Chimera...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:59 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was fined $2,000 by the NHL on Friday for diving.
The NHL announced the fine on Friday. Wilson received a minor penalty for embellishment during a game against Minnesota on March 19.
| Mar 25, 2015
| 2:48 PM
If the Panthers could only bottle the sense of urgency that they experience in second periods and pour those contents out into the other two periods, they most likely wouldn't be in this improbable pursuit of the final wild-card playoff berth.