Teammates help injured Russian forward Alexander Ovechkin (C) during a IIHF International Ice Hockey World Championship preliminary round group B game between Russia and Germany, in Minsk, on May 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER NEMENOV (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Alex Ovechkin Leaves World Championship With Lower Body Injury

Alex Ovechkin, captain of the Washington Capitals, left the World Championship game in Minsk, Belarus early after suffering an apparent lower body injury.

05/18/2014

Fans of the Hershey Bears celebrate their team winning the Calder Cup after defeating the Milwaukee Admirals 5-1 in game six of the AHL Calder Cup Finals on June 15, 2006 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Capitals Extend AHL Affiliation with Hershey Bears Through 2014-15 Season

The Washington Capitals have reached an agreement with the Hershey Bears, keeping them as their AHL affiliate through the 2014-15 season.

05/13/2014

Dmitri Orlov (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Caps Orlov Breaks Arm At Hockey World Championships

Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitri Orlov sustained a fractured arm during Russia’s 6-1 victory over the United States Monday at the hockey world championships in Minsk, Belarus.

05/13/2014

Head coach Adam Oates of the Washington Capitals watches the game during the second period against the Florida Panthers at the Verizon Center on November 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Leonsis: Capitals Needed ‘Fresh Set of Eyes and a Fresh Set of Voices’

Ted Leonsis may have remained relatively mum on the future of his head basketball coach and Wizards general manager, but he was far less reserved about why he felt it was time for change in not renewing Capitals GM George McPhee, and firing coach Adam Oates.

05/01/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver holds a press conference to discuss Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling at the Hilton Hotel on April 29, 2014 in New York City.  (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Monumental Sports Applauds NBA’s ‘Swift, Strict Actions’ in Sterling Ruling

Monumental Sports and Entertainment, the ownership group of the Washington Capitals and Wizards, has issued a statement applauding the NBA and its commissioner Adam Silver in banning Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the NBA for life.

04/29/2014

Former Caps GM George McPhee (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

McPhee: Caps Could Reach Finals In Next 3 Years

George McPhee says he could sense the Washington Capitals were going to get rid of him as general manager, but he thinks the team is set up to reach the Stanley Cup finals “sometime in the next three years.”

04/28/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 02: Head coach Adam Oates of the Washington Capitals watches the game during the second period against the Florida Panthers at the Verizon Center on November 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Capitals Fire Coach Adam Oates, Release GM George McPhee

The Washington Capitals have fired coach Adam Oates and will not renew the contract of general manager George McPhee after failing to make the NHL playoffs for the first time since 2007.

04/26/2014

Capitals vice president and general manager George McPhee (left) and team owner Ted Leonsis (right). (Photo: Patrick McDermott/ SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

EJ Hradek on George McPhee’s Future: ‘I Think It’s Time for a Change’

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – The Washington Capitals have a decision to make about their future, with specific regard to its involvement with vice president and general manager George McPhee, suddenly working on an expiring contract after 16 seasons with […]

04/15/2014

After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007, Capitals star Alex Ovechkin says the team is in the "middle of nowhere." (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ovechkin: Capitals Are In ‘Middle Of Nowhere’

The Washington Capitals have not made any changes immediately after missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007.

04/14/2014

Alex Ovechkin (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Lose Last Game of Season in Shootout, 1-0

The Tampa Bay Lightning wrapped up home-ice advantage for their first-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens by edging the Washington Capitals 1-0 in a shootout Sunday in the regular-season finale.

04/13/2014

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The Washington Capitals introduced their new coach.

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Red Rockers Stop By To Visit The Junks

The Capitals’ Red Rockers stopped by the studio to tempt the Junkies into Rockin’ The Red in June.

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