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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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 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....