| 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....
| Feb 15, 2011
| 10:15 AM
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...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 2:00 PM
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.
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:14 PM
— 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...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:00 AM
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...
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 11:08 AM
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....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 12:13 PM
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,...
| Feb 28, 2012
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...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:22 PM
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...
| 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.