| May 8, 2012
So much of the Washington Capitals' success in the postseason has stemmed from their ability to protect and hang on to even the slimmest of margins regardless of the adversity they faced. At a certain point, though, there was bound to be a break that went...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Finding a way to respond from demoralizing, soul-crushing defeats is nothing new for the Washington Capitals this season. They've managed to follow up disappointing losses by rallying around one another for weeks now, throughout the playoffs and dating to...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:28 PM
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,...
| 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,...
| Oct 31, 2012
Youth concussions talk set for Nov. 14 at Park
Dr. Robert Cantu will give a free speech about kids sports and head trauma Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Park School athletic center at 2425 Old Court Road. Cantu and former Baltimore Sun sports...
| Jun 15, 2012
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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 11:45 AM
The Capitals won their eighth straight game on Sunday, beating the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Blackhawks, 4-3, on Mike Knuble's overtime game-winner.
The bigger story, though, was that DJ Pauly D of "Jersey Shore" fame attended the game at...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 2:00 PM
The Capitals will put their eight-game winning streak on the line tonight against the Canadiens, and should they pick up a win in Montreal and if the Flyers lose tonight, they will overtake their nemeses from Philadelphia for the top spot in the East....
| 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 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....