NY Islanders John Tavares takes the ice. (Brandon Titus/Inside Hockey)

Tavares Delivers for the Isles in OT

John Tavares came up big for the New York Islanders in Game 3 of their opening-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals and he came up big when it counted most. In just 15 seconds, Tavares erase...
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Caps shut out Leafs 4-0

Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41st goals of the season in Washington’s 4-0 win over a flailing Toronto Maple Leafs squad. The Capitals captain now has reached the 40-goal plateau for the tenth straight year...
Defenseman Kris Letang (#58) of the Pittsburgh Penguins

Pens trump Caps, win 4-3

The Washington Capitals failed to complete the season sweep of the Pittsburgh Penguins, dropping the fourth and final regular season meeting after winning the previous three. For two teams lauded for their h...
Left Wing Nick Foligno (#71) of the Columbus Blue Jackets

Blue Jackets sting Caps 4-3

The rest of the Washington Capitals made their way to Columbus, Ohio, meeting up with their captain Alex Ovechkin to take on the Blue Jackets for their first game back from the All-Star break. Despite battling ...
Edmonton Oilers center Boyd Gordon (27) celebrates his first period goal

Caps squander two-goal lead, fall to Oilers

The new streak in the Washington Capitals locker room is a negative one for the first time in a long time. Three losses in a row were handed to the Caps going into the All-Star break. With a New York Rangers wi...
Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin stickhandles duri

Caps fall in Trotz’s return to Nashville

It was a homecoming coach Barry Trotz had circled on the calendar, returning to his former team in a building he knows very well. After coaching in Nashville for 15 seasons, the first 15 years of the Predator's...
Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals surveys the ice

Caps beat Avs in sixth straight home win

With two minutes left on the clock, what was once a confident Washington team was scrambling to weather a fervent push from the desperate Colorado Avalanche. As the seconds ticked down, the crowd at Verizon sto...
Right Wing Jakub Voracek (#93) of the Philadelphia Flyers congratulates Goalie Steve Mason (#35) of the Philadelphia Flyers

Caps fall to Flyers in OT

The Caps looked to string back-to-back wins together, something they have struggled with this season, against the Philadelphia Flyers after flying in the night before from their 6-2 win over a flailing Toronto ...