| Apr 28, 2011
Wow, what a first round, huh? Only one squad got swept and half of the eight series went seven games. Round two promises to be even more ferocious with powerhouses set to collide and revenge and redemption on the line.......
| Jun 22, 2011
Long speeches ... cheesy jokes ... sounds like a Hollywood awards show, but not quite. The NHL will hand out its major individual awards Wednesday night at The Palms in Las Vegas, honoring players, the coach of the year and......
| Jul 2, 2015
| 11:16 AM
On the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight.
The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired high-scoring winger Phil Kessel from Toronto on Wednesday in the biggest move of the day, while a handful of prominent defenseman found new...
| Jul 2, 2015
| 1:18 AM
Defenseman Mike Green signed a three-year, $18 million contract with the Detroit Red Wings, according to reports, formally closing the door on his tenure with the Washington Capitals. Green, a first-round draft pick of the Capitals in 2004 and a two-...
| Jul 1, 2015
| 2:20 PM
The Detroit Red Wings reeled in what they really needed: A productive right-shooting defenseman.
On opening day of free agency, they signed Mike Green to three years and $18 million. At 6-foot-1, 207 pounds, Green adds size, and he's got the offense...
| Jun 30, 2015
| 8:56 PM
The NHL free-agent season opens Wednesday with two Kings, winger Justin Williams and defenseman Andrej Sekera, plus two Ducks, defenseman Francois Beauchemin and forward Matt Beleskey, leading the list of available players.
It is, by most measures, an...
| May 6, 2015
| 7:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rookie Andre Burakovsky scored his first two playoff goals and Braden Holtby saved a penalty shot, giving the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference...
| 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 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,...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Goalie Cam Talbot and the New York Rangers moved atop the Metropolitan Division by beating the Washington Capitals 3-1 Wednesday night, while overcoming Alex Ovechkin's league-leading 45th goal.
Martin St. Louis, Carl Hagelin and...