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  • Capitals GM McPhee: Coach unlikely to be hired before draft

    A month after the Washington Capitals learned that Dale Hunter would not return as coach, general manager George McPhee reiterated Thursday that he is taking his time to find Hunter's replacement. Not surprisingly, McPhee was vague when discussing the...
  • Blues beat Caps 2-1 in Hunter's debut as coach

    Former Washington Capitals great Dale Hunter earned the applause of the sellout crowd Tuesday night at Verizon Center for his NHL coaching debut behind the home team's bench. There were video montages of his fights and goals, replays of Hunter's...
  • Orlov's first NHL goal, Volkoun's 43 saves send Caps past 'Canes 2-1

    Sunday's matinee against the Carolina Hurricanes won't go down as one of the more complete or perfect performances by the Washington Capitals this year. In fact, there were few moments at Verizon Center where they seemed firmly in control of the contest,...
  • Caps rally for a point, but Malkin nets OT winner for Pens

    It was an afternoon filled with all the drama, scoring and animosity expected between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. But although the Capitals managed to obtain a point in a heated contest with their rivals, the mood in the visitors'...
  • Physical play, strong defense lift Caps past Rangers 4-1

    SABRES@ CAPITALS Friday, 7p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet For a night, the Washington Capitals showed how they can assemble a victory fueled by quick pressure on opponents to force turnovers, a willingness throughout the lineup to get involved physically...
  • Officials hoping youth tournament helps hockey take hold in Baltimore

    Officials hoping youth tournament helps hockey take hold in Baltimore
    On Tuesday, on a court renowned for housing some of Baltimore's best basketball, Kenyetta Riddick calmly moved into position between the plastic pipes. On her 11th birthday, the exceedingly polite girl with glasses strapped on goalie pads for the first...
  • Vokoun, Capitals routed by Flyers, 5-1

    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....
  • Capitals' Chimera a creature of leadership

    Over the weekend at the Washington Capitals' practice facility in Arlington, Va., Jason Chimera sprayed water around the dressing room after his group won a scrimmage in a shootout. It was all in jest, as though the players had won the Stanley Cup, but...
  • 1st Mariner Arena close to finalizing deal to host another Capitals preseason game

    1st Mariner Arena close to finalizing deal to host another Capitals preseason game
    Officials at 1st Mariner Arena are close to finalizing a deal with the Washington Capitals to host an NHL preseason game for the second straight year. The second annual Baltimore Hockey Classic will be held Sept. 27. An announced sellout crowd of 11,...
  • Despite injuries and poor play, Caps see no deals to make

    With his Washington Capitals outside the playoff picture and no sign of when the franchise center will return to action, general manager George McPhee chose to not make a move before the NHL trade deadline passed Monday. McPhee said that while he did...
  • Ice hockey: Atholton wins Capitals Cup, 6-2

    Ice hockey: Atholton wins Capitals Cup, 6-2
    Technically, Atholton High School does not have a varsity ice hockey team. But that doesn't mean that a group of about 20 Atholton students, wearing green and yellow Atholton Raiders ice hockey jerseys, can't come together to form the best public school...
  • Coffee Companion (9/1): Orioles welcome Bundy with 13-0 loss

    Coffee Companion (9/1): Orioles welcome Bundy with 13-0 loss
    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: The...