Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring a first period goal against the New York Islanders in the first period of  Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 23, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Crush Islanders, Halak 5-1 for 3-2 Series Lead

Rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov scored twice, Karl Alzner added a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 5-1 Thursday night for a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.

04/23/2015

Wes Johnson and Bob McDonald Unleash the Fury

Wes Johnson Gets Caps Fans Ready to Unleash the Fury Against Islanders (Listen)

Caps’ PA announcer Wes Johnson has something to get you ready to absolutely unleash the fury during Game 5.

04/23/2015

Lubomir Visnovsky leaves the game after a hit by Tom Wilson

‘We Can Also Hit Guys Like That,’ Islanders’ John Tavares Warns Capitals

After Capitals’ Tom Wilson lays out Lubomir Visnovsky, Islanders’ captain warns, “We can also hit guys like that.”

04/22/2015

Brooks Orpik leaves the ice after being cut

A Gashed Faced Brooks Orpik Goes About His Merry Way (Video)

After taking a vicious skate to the face, Capitals’ Brooks Orpik just goes back to living his life.

04/22/2015

John Wall. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Junkies Had Literally No Faith in Capitals, Wizards and Nationals Hitting Trifecta

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 was a special night to be a fan of D.C. sports.

04/22/2015

The Washington Capitals celebrate the game winning overtime goal at 11:09 of the first overtime period by Nicklas Backstrom #19 against the New York Islanders in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 21, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Capitals defeated the Islanders 2-1 in overtime. John Tavares #91 is shown leaving the ice. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Backstrom Seals Capitals’ 2-1 Overtime Win Over Isles

Nicklas Backstrom scored 11:09 into overtime to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night, and even their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders.

04/21/2015

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Center Fehr to Miss at Least 2 Games with Injury

Washington Capitals center Eric Fehr will miss at least the next two playoff games against the New York Islanders because of an upper body injury.

04/20/2015

Grant & Danny Beard-A-Thon outtakes. (Screen grab from Monumental Sports)

Hilarious Caps ‘Beard-A-Thon’ Promo Outtakes With 106.7 The Fan Personalities (Video)

A look behind the scenes at the outtakes of the 106.7 The Fan personalities shooting a promo for the 2015 Capitals Beard-A-Thon.

04/20/2015

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates his game winning goal at 15 seconds of the overtime against the Washington Capitals in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Capitals 2-1 in overtime. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps Lose to Islanders in OT, Trail 2-1 in Series

Islanders captain John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift New York to a 2-1 win in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series over the Washington Capitals on Sunday.

04/19/2015

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