Playoff rookies and close friends, Nic Dowd and Nick Jensen are set to play in their first career postseason when the Capitals kick off their first-round series against the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday at Capital One Arena.
From Scottsdale, Ariz., to the University of Oklahoma to Baltimore, rookie tight end Mark Andrews has preached the same message to children once like him: Diabetes doesn’t define you. It’s only a part of you.
Before Baltimoreans started declaring their allegiances to the Washington Capitals, there were the Baltimore Skipjacks, a scrappy AHL team that gave rise to the likes of Barry Trotz, Claude Julien and Bruce Bourdreau.
One more win over the Golden Knights — Game 5 is Thursday in Las Vegas — will give the Capitals their first Stanley Cup victory in franchise history, and many of Carroll County’s Caps fans are feeling the team’s energy.
The Washington Capitals reaching the Eastern Conference final for the first time since 1998 is perhaps most special to the superstar captain and his coach who had never made it out of the second round before.
Evgeny Kuznetsov's breakway goal 5:27 into overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 on Monday night, and a berth in the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in 20 years.
Alex Ovechkin's initial shot clanged off the post. When the puck bounced back to him, he hit nothing but net to break a 3-3 tie in Pittsburgh and give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 advantage in the NHL Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Alex Ovechkin scored his seventh goal of the playoffs, Braden Holtby made 32 saves and the Washington Capitals built a lead and this time held on to beat the Penguins in Game 2 of the second-round series.
Patric Hornqvist, Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel scored in a 4:49 span to help the Pittsburgh Penguins rally to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the second-round series.
Alex Ovechkin scored twice as the Washington Capitals won their fourth straight game in the series, 6-3, eliminating the Columbus Blue Jackets and setting up an Eastern Conference semifinal series with the two-time-defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.
Isabel Sainz, a political refugee from Cuba who became a devoted special-education teacher in Baltimore County, one who would bring her students to restaurants and shops and encourage them to participate in society, died Thursday of Alzheimer’s disease at her home in Towson. She was 81.