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  • Caps recap: Capitals showed true grit in win over Penguins

    Caps recap: Capitals showed true grit in win over Penguins
    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....
  • Five players the Caps should target at the deadline

    Five players the Caps should target at the deadline
    Expect the Capitals, who trail the Lightning by five points in the Southeast Division, to be players before the NHL's trade deadline on Feb. 28. As it's currently constituted, this team doesn't appear to be capable of going on a deep playoff run (though...
  • Caps recap: Has Ovechkin gotten his groove back?

    Caps recap: Has Ovechkin gotten his groove back?
    The Capitals' season continues to see-saw with 21 games left before the playoffs. They haven't been able to get in a steady rhythm since a strong November, winning a few games before losing a few then doing it all over again and again. Yet somehow,...
  • Lack of picks doesn't bother GM McPhee

    — Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee will have five selections, tied for the fewest in franchise history, when the NHL draft begins tonight at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. The small number of draft picks doesn't bother...
  • Your turn: What should be the Capitals' top offseason priority?

    Your turn: What should be the Capitals' top offseason priority?
    The Capitals have started to retool their roster after another early playoff exit. They have re-signed center Brooks Laich, traded for power forward Troy Brouwer and added a few draft picks to their minor-league system. Expect more changes -- perhaps more...
  • Capitals trade goalie Varlamov to Avalanche

    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...
  • Caps recap: Capitals surge to first place in Southeast

    Caps recap: Capitals surge to first place in Southeast
    The Capitals are finally clicking with a month remaining in the regular season. They have won five straight games and seven of eight to reclaim the top spot in the Southeast Division, and Monday night's 2-1 shootout victory over the Lightning gave...
  • Capitals sign Tom Wilson, their first-round draft pick

    Capitals sign Tom Wilson, their first-round draft pick
    The Washington Capitals have signed forward Tom Wilson, the 16th overall selection of last month's NHL Draft, to a three-year, entry-level contract, the team announced today. Wilson will make $832,500 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level....
  • 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...
  • Capitals fire Boudreau, replace him with former captain Dale Hunter

    Capitals fire Boudreau, replace him with former captain Dale Hunter
    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. Boudreau was...