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 ...
Capitals celebrate GW goal IMG_5285

Caps overcome home ice disadvantage

The Washington Capitals bucked a trend on Thursday, becoming just the second home team to win a Winter Classic. Since the Winter Classic was first held in 2008, the home team has won just twice, including the C...
Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin stickhandles duri

2015 Winter Classic at a Glance

Bridgestone and the NHL’s annual Winter Classic has become a must-see event for sports fans. For the first time, the league is taking the yearly hockey showcase below the Mason-Dixon line for an outdoor game in...