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...
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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...
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Caps Look Ahead to 2015 Winter Classic

The 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, which will be held at Nationals Stadium, is less than three weeks away. Capitals players are starting to think about the event, especially with EPIX cameras shadowing...
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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...
Troy Brouwer warms up in Raleigh. The Capitals beat the Hurrican

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...
Capitals' defensemen Karl Alzner during  the September 29th 2010 game. The Bruins lost 1-4 to the Capitals. (Inside Hockey/ Brian Fluharty)

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, ...