| 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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:40 PM
Veteran baseball executive John Hart, a former Orioles coach and minor league manager, has reversed course and accepted a three-year deal to become president of baseball operations with the Atlanta Braves, taking over Frank Wren's position...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:46 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. For 65 minutes the Panthers much-improved defense, particularly backup goalie Al Montoya, held Capitals stars Alexander Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom off the scoresheet.
But in the end the stars shined, each scoring shootout goals to...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Barely three months ago, the Blackhawks captured their second Stanley Cup in four seasons. Well, it's go time again. The first step on the road to a possible repeat: a home game against the loaded Washington Capitals.
Yep, this ain't gonna be easy....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:06 PM
WASHINGTON -- Conventional wisdom says a team playing the second game of a back-to-back sequence should tire as the second game progresses.
So much for conventional wisdom.
The Kings scored three times in the third period Tuesday and then converted...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:09 PM
PHILADELPHIA -- Center Claude Giroux and right winger Jakub Voracek each scored two goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
Right wingers Adam Hall and Steve Downie also scored goals for...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:31 PM
The Detroit Red Wings made their intentions clear from the start Sunday at Verizon Center. If the Washington Capitals were on the power play, Detroit would dedicate one player solely to shadowing Alex Ovechkin to take the NHL's leading scorer out of the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:25 PM
If the Washington Capitals' meeting with the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night truly represented a measuring stick of their progress under coach Dale Hunter, as players billed it in the hours leading up to the game, then they came up far short....
| Dec 26, 2011
| 8:51 PM
As the Washington Capitals stepped onto the ice in Buffalo on Monday evening, they did so with a much-too-familiar vacancy on their defense. The game against the Sabres was the 20th consecutive and 26th of the season without Mike Green in the lineup....
| Jul 2, 2011
The Washington Capitals were one of the busiest teams Friday when the doors to the 2011 NHL free agent market opened, as general manager George McPhee sent goalie Semyon Varlamov to Colorado for a pair of draft picks and added three veterans to the...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back: