Left Wing Nick Foligno (#71) of the Columbus Blue Jackets

Blue Jackets sting Caps 4-3

The rest of the Washington Capitals made their way to Columbus, Ohio, meeting up with their captain Alex Ovechkin to take on the Blue Jackets for their first game back from the All-Star break. Despite battling ...
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...
Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin stickhandles duri

Caps fall in Trotz’s return to Nashville

It was a homecoming coach Barry Trotz had circled on the calendar, returning to his former team in a building he knows very well. After coaching in Nashville for 15 seasons, the first 15 years of the Predator's...
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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...
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Leonsis, Niskanen make case for Orpik

The weekend before NHL Free Agency began, 33-year-old defenseman Brooks Oprik paid a visit to Washington. He spent hours with the Capitals coaches and staff, met General Manager Brian MacLellan, and finally sat...