A New Regime and Era Begins for the Capitals

Of the teams in the National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) Metropolitan Division, no team, besides the reigning division champions Pittsburgh Penguins, has had the seismic changes in their organizational brass (manag...

Caps slide continues with loss to Bolts

Alex Ovechkin snapped his 5-game scoreless streak Saturday night, but the Washington Capitals losing skid extended to three as they fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-3. Washington and Tampa traded goals for...

Metropolitan Division Predictions

Albeit a little after the regular season has started, with the season only a few weeks old, I offer my predictions for the regular season finish for the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference in the Na...

New-look Caps have new attitude

As if sacking the head coach and general manager at the end of last season, signing high-profile free agents to bolster a weak defensive corps, nabbing Barry Trotz as a new head coach and bringing in fresh goal...

Caps set record in season finale loss

After a season during which they never seemed to find consistency or an identity, Sunday afternoon the Capitals went out, appropriately, with a whimper. Washington’s 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning marked t...

Washington stomped by surging Bruins

The Washington Capitals needed to prove their playoff worthiness Saturday afternoon when they met the white-hot Boston Bruins in front of a home crowd hungry for the postseason. Despite the obvious motivation, ...

Bruins roll over Caps in 3-0 loss

The Washington Capitals put on a sleepy performance Thursday night when they visited TD Garden for the second time this week. The Boston Bruins, who sit atop the Atlantic division and second place in the Easter...

Caps lose their cool, drop game to Flyers

Dmitry Orlov could have been the hero in the Caps matinee game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday. Instead, he and the Capitals found a new way to lose a two-goal lead. This time, though, they couldn’t m...

Ovi nets 40th; Caps bomb Jets

The Capitals bested the hottest team in the league Thursday night with a 4-2 win over Winnipeg. Going into their game against Washington, the Jets had posted a 9-2 record since replacing coach Claude Noel with ...

Backstrom, Holtby Lift Caps Past Rangers

The game came down to a battle between countrymen both vying for the extra point that would boost their respective teams in the standings and that could very well end up being the deciding factor between a play...