Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with his teamates after scoring a goal as Mike Sislo #32 of the New Jersey Devils looks on during their game at the Prudential Center on December 20, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Holtby, Backstrom Lead Capitals Past Devils

Speed, strength, talent and depth. The Washington Capitals had it all against the New Jersey Devils and it showed.

12/21/2014

John Wall and Alex Ovechkin swap jerseys, er, sweaters once more. (via Monumental Network)

LOOK: The Wizards and Capitals Do Holiday Cards Better Than You

The Wizards and Capitals are filled with holiday cheer, and wearing ugly sweaters in this wacky, festive holiday video. So many laughs to be had. Check it out!

12/19/2014

Caption:NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 06: Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals stops a shot by the New Jersey Devils in the second period on December 6, 2014 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Panthers Outlast Capitals in Longest NHL Shootout

Roberto Luongo has been around the NHL for 15 seasons, and yet the veteran goalie still had a chance to see something new.

12/17/2014

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Backstrom Leads Capitals Past Lightning 4-2

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is one of the NHL’s top set up men.

12/14/2014

Michael Chaput #39 of the Columbus Blue Jackets works the puck in front of Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals during the second period of the Blue Jackets 3-2 overtime win at Verizon Center on December 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Beat Capitals 3-2 in Overtime

Nick Foligno scored a power-play goal at 4:41 of overtime, Sergei Bobrovsky had 39 saves, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.

12/11/2014

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Holtby, Ovechkin Help Capitals Beat Lightning 5-3

Braden Holtby made 33 saves, Alex Ovechkin scored twice to break out of a four-game drought, and the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Tuesday night to complete a perfect three-game road trip.

12/09/2014

Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals hits Jon Merrill #7 of the New Jersey Devils in the first period on December 6, 2014 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Capitals Beat Struggling Devils, 4-1

With their latest win, the Washington Capitals believe they are gaining some momentum.

12/07/2014

Tomas Tatar #21 of the Detroit Red Wings moves in front of Paul Ranger #15 of the Toronto Maple Leafs as goalie Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Leafs scrambles to recover during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Iconic Photos from Six Previous NHL Winter Classics

With the seventh annual NHL Winter Classic scheduled to be playing in the nation’s capital on Jan. 1, here’s a look back at some iconic photos from the six previous Winter Classics.

12/05/2014

Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates after scoring a second period goal against the Washington Capitals  at Verizon Center on December 2, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Daniel Sedin Powers Canucks Past Capitals 4-3

Daniel Sedin scored two of Vancouver’s three power-play goals and assisted on the other, and the Canucks defeated the Washington Capitals 4-3 Tuesday night.

12/02/2014

The 2015 Caps Canine Calendar will be available beginning Tuesday, Dec. 2. The calendar features images of Capitals players with their dogs as well as dogs from Homeward Trails. One hundred percent of proceeds benefit Homeward Trails.

Caps Players Roll Around with Puppies in ‘2015 Caps Canine Calendar’ (Photos)

See Washington Capitals players rolling around with cute, fuzzy puppies in the 2015 Caps Canine Calendar, available on Dec. 2, 2014.

12/01/2014

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