1 hr ago
Alex Ovechkin's Plus-Minus Rating Is Getting A Bit Ridiculous
Ovechkin currently has the league lead in goals with 45, holding a comfortable nine-goal lead over Corey Perry.
Trending on the Topix Network
Sun Mar 16, 2014
With west coast trip looming, Capitals take care of business by toppling Toronto
There was no doubt the Capitals needed a pair of wins this weekend at home to keep their fading Stanley Cup playoff chances alive.
Leafs have hands full with rookie Kuznetsov, pesky Capitals
The Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals meet Sunday in very different positions in the Eastern Conference, yet both still in the thick of the surge toward the playoffs.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Penner Continues To Adjust To Capitals
In 49 games with the Anaheim Ducks this season, left wing Dustin Penner spent the majority of his even-strength ice time alongside forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, two Olympic gold medalists who are among the top six scorers in the NHL.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Nicklas Backstrom to receive silver medal despite positive drug test
Sweden men's hockey player Nicklas Backstrom skates during a team practice at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 22, 2014.
Canucks come up short against Capitals March 14, 10:25 PM Et
Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward, back, celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks on Friday.
Newest Nicklas Backstrom Bobblehead Available for Blood Donors
After a delay due to the weather and U.S. customs , the long-awaited Nicklas Backstrom bobblehead meant to be given out at the last Caps Inova Blood Drive is now available for pick-up at Kettler or Verizon Center outside section 104 for all remaining home games.
Nicklas Backstrom to get Olympic silver despite drug test
Swedish forward Nicklas Backstrom was removed just before the Olympic final after testing positive for a banned stimulant.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Capitals already talking about 'must-win' games
That's not a given this time. And the team is well aware of it: Every time players set foot in the practice facility, they come face to face with a display showing where Washington stands.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Pronman: Key young players for stretch
With the trade deadline behind us, it's time to take a look at some young players who may impact the stretch run into the NHL playoffs.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Erie Times News
Crosby, Kunitz lead Penguins past Capitals 3-2
All of 46 seconds into the Pittsburgh Penguins' 3-2 victory over Alex Ovechkin's struggling Washington Capitals, Crosby assisted on Chris Kunitz's goal.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Kuznetsov to start on Caps' fourth line
Judging from the Capitals' morning skate on Monday, the Evgeny Kuznetsov era will begin on a fourth line with Jay Beagle and Tom Wilson tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Captials visit town as a desperate team
The Penguins and Washington will play twice in the next two days, and if history is any guide, they will co-exist about as well as a cobra and a mongoose.
SkyBox: A Google Glass Game Experience
Alex Ovechkin skates hard down the lane towards Henrik Lundqvist. He receives a beauty of a pass from Nicklas Backstrom, aims the puck top shelf and scores to lift the Capitals up by a goal late in the second period.
Capitals in Motion: Close Calls and Kuz on Camera
The week that was in the pretty moving pictures that were, from Ward's slick pass to Backy's bombs and everything in between.
Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals building a welcome rivalry: Philadelphia Flynnie
Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson, right, is sent flying after a collision with Philadelphia Flyers' Nicklas Grossmann during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Philadelphia.
Caps sign prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov to entry-level contract
The Capitals have signed prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov to an entry-level contract, paving the way for him to join the team in the coming days.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Recap: Washington vs. Phoenix
The Washington Capitals, after going nearly the length of two games without a goal, got three in a five-minute flurry in the third period Saturday to beat the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Washington Post
Sliding Capitals whiff in Boston
BOSTON For a team that insists it is determined to make the playoffs for a seventh consecutive season, the Washington Capitals haven't played the part on the ice this week.
Stanley Cup of Chowder
Bruins vs. Caps Preview: Didn't we just do this?
Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - Marcus Johansson Jason Chimera - Eric Fehr - Joel Ward Troy Brouwer - Chris Brown - Dustin Penner Tom Wilson - Ryan Stoa - Jay Beagle Jack Hillen - Mike Green Karl Alzner - John Carlson Cameron Schilling - Connor Carrick Braden Holtby Jaroslav Halak Wow, the Capitals are a MASH unit.