Alex Ovechkin Celebrates with Capitals teammates

Capitals Clinch Playoff Berth with 2-1 Win Over Red Wings

A year after missing the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Capitals have clinched a playoff berth in 2015.

04/05/2015

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Ovechkin Becomes Franchise Leader for Goals Scored at 473

Just two days after Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the sixth player in NHL history to score at least 50 goals in six seasons, he reached yet another milestone.

04/02/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 31: Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in the second period at Verizon Center on March 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Nets 50th, Capitals Top Hurricanes 4-2

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 50th goal, reaching that mark for the sixth time and tying a team record with the 472nd of his career, and added an assist to help the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 Tuesday night.

03/31/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 31: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring a goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period at Verizon Center on March 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Caps Captain Alex Ovechkin Reaches 50 Goals for 6th Time

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the sixth player in NHL history to score at least 50 goals in six seasons, reaching the milestone Tuesday night against the Carolina Hurricanes.

03/31/2015

Troy Brouwer (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Brouwer: Road Wins Give Caps Playoff Confidence

Capitals Troy Brouwer says earning tough road wins late in the season gives the team confidence heading into playoff match-ups on the road.

03/30/2015

Former Capitals prospect Filip Forsberg. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Former Caps Prospect Helps Preds Past Washington, 4-3

Filip Forsberg scored during a three-goal first period and had two assists as the Nashville Predators became the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff berth with a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday.

03/28/2015

Capitals coach Barry Trotz. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Trotz Laments ‘Poor’ Play in Caps 3-2 OT Win Over Devils

Even if a win is a win is a win, especially for a team chasing a playoff berth, Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz gave a rather blunt and unflattering assessment of his team’s performance in this particular victory.

03/26/2015

Alex Ovechkin poses for a photo with Russian model Nastya Shubskaya

Alex Ovechkin Dating Russian Model Nastya Shubskaya?

Alex Ovechkin off the female free agency market? Capitals star Instagrams photo (loving caption included) with Russian model Nastya Shubskaya.

03/23/2015

Alex Ovechkin (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Pavelec, Jets Blank Capitals 3-0 for 4th Straight Win

It was only 11 days ago that Ondrej Pavelec was playing the role of backup goalie, allowing an embarrassing last-minute goal to cost his team a game.

03/22/2015

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals

Ovechkin Scores 2 Goals, Capitals Edge Wild 3-2

Alex Ovechkin scored two goals, helping lift the Washington Capitals past the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Thursday night.

03/19/2015