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...
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...
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...
Claude Giroux

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...