| 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...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 10:09 PM
The applause echoed through the rafters and the sound of stomping feet rumbled across the aluminum bleachers as members of the Washington Capitals stepped onto the ice Sunday morning. As the players warmed up, the rows of fans who packed the seats and...
| 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....
| Feb 22, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some 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:...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 2:00 PM
The pre-Super Bowl showdown between the Capitals and the Penguins was significantly lacking sizzle with Pittsburgh stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin out of the lineup. But that doesn't mean the Capitals' 3-0 win on Sunday wasn't impressive....
| Mar 31, 2011
| 12:00 PM
With five games left in the regular season, the Capitals have pretty much locked up the Southeast Division title and are likely to secure the second seed in the Eastern Conference. But Washington coach Bruce Boudreau doesn't want his team to let up....
| Feb 5, 2011
| 5:40 PM
Two all-stars, two last-minute jumpers, two contrasting fates. What better way to decide a tense game between championship contenders?
On such moments Saturday's collision between Christopher Newport and North Carolina Wesleyan hinged.
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:36 AM
The Washington Capitals on Monday fired coach Bruce Boudreau, who won 200 games faster than any coach in modern NHL history but stumbled regularly in the playoffs despite a talent-laden lineup featuring two-time league MVP Alex Ovechkin.
| 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 15, 2011
HBO's groundbreaking series 24/7: Road To The NHL Winter Classic debuted on Wednesday night, and the first episode will focus on the paths the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers have taken over the last week. HBO Sports Sr. Producer Dave Harmon...
| 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....