Coverage of the Washington Capitals' first Stanley Cup

Trotz resigns as coach 11 days after winning Stanley Cup; Capitals will consider associate Reirden

Barry Trotz won an NHL-best 205 of his 328 regular-season games (63 percent) since taking over as Washington's coach in 2014 — and, of course, the 2018 Stanley Cup. Now he's gone. a

Stanley Cup-winning Capitals announce 2018-19 preseason schedule

The Washington Capitals on Monday released their 2018-19 preseason schedule, which has seven games against four teams.

Baltimore-area fans flood Washington to watch Capitals' victory parade: 'Absolutely worth it'

Dozens of fans took an early MARC Penn Line train to get down to Washington in time to see the Washington Capitals' Stanley Cup victory parade — and to them, it was "absolutely worth it."

Washington Capitals Stanley Cup victory parade

Fans cheer the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals during a victory parade and rally at The National Mall, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Washington.

Playoff disappointments make Stanley Cup parade sweeter for Capitals

Nine early playoff exits paved the way for the Capitals' unexpected Stanley Cup run and made the trip down Constitution Avenue all the more satisfying.

Jimmy Fallon does 'Cup stand' with Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby on 'The Tonight Show'

Jimmy Fallon invited the Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby and Triple Crown jockey Mike Smith to partake in a Stanley Cup keg stand.

Here's what you'll see at the Capitals' Stanley Cup parade in D.C. on Tuesday

The Washington Capitals' Stanley Cup championship parade will have a little bit of everything, including F-16 Fighting Falcons, two marching bands and more.

FAQ: A guide to Tuesday's Capitals victory parade in Washington, D.C.

Capitals fans have waited all their lives to see a victory parade — here's everything you need to know to get down there and enjoy the day.

Capitals and Stanley Cup trophy celebrate with famous couple

As members of the Capitals were taking the Stanley Cup trophy around D.C., they ran into a famous couple.

Update: Capitals' Ovechkin, Holtby to appear on 'Tonight Show' and they're bringing the Cup

After spending the weekend partying in D.C., Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals will head to New York City to appear on NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Monday.

Capitals' Alex Ovechkin throws out first pitch — and second — at Nationals game

If at first you don't succeed, try throwing out the ceremonial first pitch a second time as the Capitals' Alex Ovechkin did Saturday at the Nationals game.

Capitals' Stanley Cup clincher sets NHL ratings record in Baltimore

Over 12 percent of all households in the Baltimore market tuned in for the Capitals’ 4-3 win Thursday over the Golden Knights.

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It will be hard for any team to replicate the heart of the Washington Capitals

The NHL gets a lot of things wrong. On Thursday, after the Capitals completed a five-game victory over the Golden Knights to win the Cup for the first time in franchise history, everything came out right.

Stanley Cup Game 5: Capitals vs. Golden Knights

Browse photos of Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights.

Capitals fans celebrate Stanley Cup in D.C.

Fans celebrated the Capitals' first Stanley Cup championship Thursday night and early Friday morning in Washington.

Trump says NBA champions won't get White House invite, but the NHL's Capitals probably will

LeBron James and Stephen Curry made it clear earlier this week that no matter who wins the NBA championship this year, neither team would be making the traditional White House visit. President Trump said Friday morning that neither team would be invited

Jackpot! Capitals rally past Golden Knights, 4-3, in Vegas in Game 5 to win their first Stanley Cup

For the first time in their 44-year history, the Washington Capitals are the Stanley Cup champions.

First Stanley Cup means long-suffering Capitals fans need not suffer any longer

After decades of heartache, tears of disbelief, joy, relief and happiness for longtime Capitals fans.

Baltimore and Maryland sports teams congratulate Caps on first Stanley Cup

It hasn't been that long since a championship parade was held in Baltimore, but it's been more than 25 years for D.C. Maryland teams and schools hit social media to congratulate the Caps on their first Stanley Cup.

What they're saying about the Washington Capitals' Stanley Cup victory

Sports columnists and reporters weigh in on the Washington Capitals first Stanley Cup championship in team history.

Capitals fans find refuge and elation at Power Plant Live! viewing party

Whether they be Washington Capitals fans from Baltimore or those who couldn’t get tickets for the Capital One Arena show, people made their own hockey atmosphere at Power Plant Live!’s Stanley Cup Game 5 viewing party.

Caps fans celebrate Stanley Cup, first D.C. title since 1992

Tens of thousands of red-clad Capitals fans partied in the streets Thursday night to celebrate the franchise's first Stanley Cup and the city's first title in the major four professional sports since 1992.

Capitals' T.J. Oshie holds back tears as he shared the Stanley Cup with his dad

The Capitals forward's father Tim has been suffering from Alzheimer's disease but made the trip to Las Vegas to see his son win the Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup run makes up for Capitals' playoff failures

After years of heartache, the puck finally bounces the right way for the Washington Capitals.

Holtby, Kuznetsov prove just as valuable as Conn Smythe winner Ovechkin for Cup-winning Capitals

Alex Ovechkin delivered Capitals fans their long-awaited NHL championship, but the Stanley Cup-winning victory runneth over with contributions from other key players.

Even M&T Bank Stadium rocked the red during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final

Baltimore has seen a lot of the Washington Capitals lately.

With Capitals' Stanley Cup spotlight, crab-tossing gains steam

Bethesda teen Jack Merritt got help from a Baltimore native before he chucked a crab onto the ice of Game 3.

As Capitals organist, Lutherville's Bruce Anderson is playing in 'uncharted territory'

“I’ve been waiting for this for 20 years,” Anderson said ahead of Game 3 against the Vegas Golden Knights. “I’m super excited."

Baltimorean Capitals fans show D.C. divide isn't so wide during Stanley Cup Final

During the Stanley Cup Finals, Hudson Street Stackhouse remains the top place to be for Capitals fans living in Baltimore.