10 hrs ago
Power Ranking Washington Capitals' Top 6 Forwards for 2014-15 Season
With the hiring of longtime Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz, the Washington Capitals are sure to play a more defensive brand of hockey in 2014-15.
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15 hrs ago
30 Thoughts: NHL defencemen cash in on free agency
Former Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Brooks Orpik signed a five-year, $27.5-million US deal with the Washington Capitals this off-season.
19 hrs ago
It's off! Ovechkin's tennis-playing fiance abruptly walks
Russia's Maria Kirilenko celebrates after winning against USA's Bethanie Mattek-Sands during a French tennis Open round of 16 match at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris on June 3, 2013.
23 hrs ago
Washington Capitals: The Price of a Top-Four Defenseman
While trade rumors around Mike Green continue to swirl, a look at history tells us that trading someone like him may not yield as much as some people might hope.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Blackhawks talk up 2015 Winter Classic
Between the 2009 Winter Classic and last year's Stadium Series win against the Pittsburgh Penguins, one can call the Chicago Blackhawks borderline "veterans" of outdoor games.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Caps Red Rockers Auditions
Scores of hopeful, enthusiastic young ladies came out Saturday to audition for the Washington Capitals Red Rocker elite spirit squad.
Blackhawks Dump & Chase- Saturday Convention Day
Oct 1, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Members of the Chicago Blackhawks watch as the 2013 Stanley Cup championship banner is raised to the rafters before the game against the Washington Capitals at the United Center.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Stevens Point Pointers Change Logo, No Longer Looks Like Capitals
Between 2010 and 2014, the Stevens Point Pointers hockey team, from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point , wore jerseys with a very familiar-looking logo, on both their home and away jerseys.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Hunter spent 14 years as an NHL assistant, most recently with the Washington Capitals in 2013.
Mailbag: New D's, Prospect Development, Wilson's Fists and More
We're still talking Niskanen, Orpik and Niskanen/Orpik, as well as prospect development, Tom Wilson's truculence and more in this week's edition of "you ask, we answer."
The Washington Post
Alzner: Signings a hugea for Capitals
Because it's the middle of July, and because this is roughly the time when the NHL collectively packs its suitcases and heads on vacation, and because the Washington Capitals spent more money during free agency than any other team this offseason, and because they also hired a new coach and new general manager several months back, we find ourselves ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Washington Post
Trotz, coaches talk a oeCapitals waya oe
The moment Capitals development camp broke, Coach Barry Trotz boarded a northbound plane to attend a reunion celebrating the two-decade anniversary of the AHL's Portland Pirates winning the Calder Cup.
Caps Top Fights of 2013-2014: Number 2
It was known at the beginning of the season that if anyone was going to drop the gloves and fight for the Caps, it was going to be the rookie Tom Wilson.
Gone Puck Wild
Pierre-Marc Bouchard Headed To Swiss League
New York Islanders center Pierre-Marc Bouchard skates with the puck against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
How Each Offseason Addition and Departure Will Affect Washington Capitals
As expected, the Washington Capitals are in the midst of one of the busiest offseasons in franchise history, both on the ice and behind the bench.
Washington Capitals sign G Vitek Vanecek, who looms as a future Hershey Bear
The Washington Capitals bolstered their organizational goaltending depth Tuesday when they signed 18-year-old Vitek Vanecek to a three-year entry level contract.
Capital Letters: Is Grass Greener in Detroit?
Welcome back to "Capital Letters," a sporadic feature where I answer any and all questions relating to the local professional hockey team.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Andre Burakovsky, Point Production and Quality of Competition
Andre Burakovsky had a fantastic first season in North America, but is he ready to take the next step in his professional development? Without question, the most eye-catching player at the Caps' recently concluded Development was 2013 first-round pick Andre Burakovsky , who put together a fantastic first season in North America since being selected ... (more)
The Washington Post
How will Capsa defensive pairings look?
The Washington Capitals deployed 14 defensemen during their 2013-14 season, most in the NHL, which triggered a cash-heavy offseason plunge to shore up the blue-line depth and generate better results.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
D Nate Schmidt re-signs with Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears
Defenseman Nate Schmidt scored two goals and assisted on 11 others in 38 games last season with the AHL's Hershey Bears.