Philipp Grubauer #31 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps Rookie Goalie Philipp Grubauer an Able Substitute in 4-3 Playoff Win

Philipp Grubauer’s parents heard the news before he even had the chance to tell them.

04/18/2015

Karl Alzner #27 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring in the second period against the New York Islanders during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 17, 2015 in Washington, DC. Washington won the game 4-3. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ovechkin, Backstrom Lead Caps Past Isles 4-3 in Game 2

Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom helped make a winner of a rookie replacement goalie making his second start all season for the Washington Capitals.

04/17/2015

Philipp Grubauer #31 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

With Holtby Ill, Capitals Recall Grubauer from AHL Hershey

With starting goalie Braden Holtby ill, the Washington Capitals have recalled backup Philipp Grubauer from Hershey of the AHL before Game 2 of their playoff series against the New York Islanders.

04/17/2015

Josh Bailey #12 of the New York Islanders celebrates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals in the second period in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Caps Must Shake off Disappointing Game 1 Loss to Islanders

The Capitals think their size can grind down the New York Islanders. They believe point shots on goalie Jaroslav Halak, a former teammate and tormentor, will lead to juicy rebounds.

04/15/2015

Alex Ovechkin (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capitals vs. Islanders: Where, When to Watch NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Games

Don’t miss a minute of Washington Capitals postseason hockey! The complete Capitals vs. Islanders Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule.

04/15/2015

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Glory Days Grill to Serve Poutine in Honor of Capitals’ Barry Trotz

While the Capitals are in the playoffs, Glory Days Grill will serve Poutine in honor of coach Barry Trotz.

04/14/2015

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Ovechkin Featured In Stanley Cup Playoff Video

Long the face of Capitals hockey, Alexander Ovechkin is now face of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs in a new promotional video.

04/13/2015

Curtis Glencross celebrates a goal with Capitals teammates

Capitals GM Consulted Mike Green Before Acquiring Gleason, says Alan May

In his first year as GM, Brian MacLellan’s Capitals make their return to the playoffs with a remade roster.

04/13/2015

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Scores League-Leading Goal in Caps Loss

Washington (45-26-11, 101 points) had a chance to clinch second place in the Metropolitan Division and home ice for its first-round series against the Islanders (100 points), but will await the result of the Islanders game against the Blue Jackets.

04/11/2015

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Capitals Confident: ‘We’re Playing The Right Way’

With only one game remaining in the regular season, the Washington Capitals are ready for postseason success with a defense they believe in.

04/10/2015