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  • Green sends Caps past Hurricanes in opener, 4-3

    The Washington Capitals' 2011-12 season opener certainly wasn't pretty. They gained and relinquished two separate one-goal leads and the Carolina Hurricanes forced overtime with less than two minutes remaining. But in the extra session the Capitals found...
  • 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...
  • Westminster resident follows dad's career as sports massage therapist

    After graduating from high school in 1993, Westminster resident Jennifer (Millar) Roberts attended community college for about a year before she realized it was time for a change. "I was 18 that first year out of high school," said Roberts, who at the...
  • Capitals remain in reach of Southeast title, third seed in East

    With all eight playoff teams in the NHL's Eastern Conference set after Thursday's games, all that remains to be determined are the seedings and first-round matchups. Though, to hear forward Alex Ovechkin explain it, where they finish isn't weighing too...
  • 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...
  • Backstrom, Semin, Ovechkin score as offense finds stride

    Over the past week, the Washington Capitals wondered where their offense had gone, but Tuesday night at Verizon Center against the stingy Nashville Predators they found the power switch again. Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Alexander Semin...
  • Five reasons the Bruins could be headed for ruin against Caps

    The defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins captured the Northeast Division by a comfortable 10-point margin, capped the regular season on an impressive 9-2-1 run and finished tied for second in goals scored with 3.17 per game. They're led by the...
  • 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'...
  • 'Not a very good atmosphere' after another slow start leads to Caps loss

    — The NHL's holiday break ended Monday when games resumed around the league, but apparently no one told the Washington Capitals. Facing the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center after a two-day break, the Capitals looked uninspired, rarely...
  • Capitals defenseman Green trying experimental therapy

    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....