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3 hrs ago | Japers' Rink
A long forgotten trade, but perhaps one of the worst. On paper, not bad. In the locker room, a disaster.
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7 hrs ago | Washington Times
Capitals defenseman Mike Green last missed the Stanley Cup playoffs when he was a second-year pro who had just competed his first full NHL season in 2007.
11 hrs ago | Patch.com
The Washington Capitals , in conjunction with the Washington Nationals , announced Wednesday that forward Joel Ward will throw out the ceremonial first pitch Thursday on Jackie Robinson Day at Nationals Park .
15 hrs ago | Flame For Thought
Jack Capuano will be back for another season with the New York Islanders. In this article on CBS Sports , it is confirmed that Capuano will be the head coach of the Islanders for at least one more season.
19 hrs ago | Blackhhawk up
Apr 11, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Sheldon Brookbank passes the puck as Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward chases in the second period at Verizon Center.
It was something he said Thursday night, after a heartless, soulless loss to the Washington Capitals that encapsulated every complaint fans have about this team.
Examine the Capitals roster and there aren't many players who aren't under contract for next season.
For the Washington Capitals , to say that missing the postseason for the first time in seven years is embarrassing would be a gross understatement, because much more was expected of this team.
When my editor and I were bandying about ideas for season-ending and playoff stories a couple weeks ago, he tossed out the idea of writing something about Alex Ovechkin's season and what winning a Stanley Cup would mean for his reputation.
The Capitals have limited roster decisions to make this offseason. There are no restricted free agents on the roster and only three players will be unrestricted free agents winger Dustin Penner , center Mikhail Grabovski and goalie Jaroslav Halak .
According to Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates, to the best of his knowledge, he remains the Caps' head coach.
The team says general manager George McPhee met with owner Ted Leonsis and president Dick Patrick on Monday and "will do so again later this week or next."
Apr 1, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates watches from behind the bench against the Dallas Stars in the second period at Verizon Center.
Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby captured his second career Art Ross trophy on Sunday after leading the NHL in scoring this season.
The Washington Capitals , who didn't qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs, finished their 2013-14 season Sunday with a 1-0 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Tampa Bay Lightning wrapped up home-ice advantage for their first-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens by edging the Washington Capitals 1-0 in a shootout Sunday in the regular-season finale.