Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals gives his stick to fans.

Around the Metro: Washington Capitals

After years of postseason floundering, the Washington Capitals finally did it. They finally won it all. That was supposed to be the end-of-the-year lede to the story of how the Caps’ brushed off the postseas...
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Photo Gallery: Capitals vs Flyers (4/20/2016)

The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the visiting Washington Capitals by a score of 2-1 during regulation. The Capitals lead the series 3 - 1. Three Star Selections: 1st Michal Neuvirth (#30 PHI) 2nd Shayn...
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Photo Gallery: Capitals vs Flyers (4/18/2016)

The visiting Washington Capitals defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 6-1 during regulation. Three Star Selections: 1st John Carlson (#74 WSH) 2nd Alex Ovechkin (#8 WSH) 3rd Nicklas Backstro...
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Isles Fall to Caps 4-1

The New York Islanders fell to the Washington Capitals 4-1 in a hard-fought and physical game at Barclays Center Thursday night. Nicklas Backstrom scored a goal and added an assist while Braden Holtby made 34 s...
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...
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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...