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Report: Caps Center Backstrom Fails Drug Test in Sochi For Allergy Meds

Washington Capitals center and Swedish Olympian Nicklas Backstrom failed a doping test in Sochi and didn’t play in the gold medal game against Canada Sunday, the Associated Press reports.

02/23/2014

John Carlson's locker at KCI today #TeamUSA (Credit: @SkyKerstein)

Capitals Players Troll Each Other Prior to USA-Canada Game

There’s nothing like nationalism to spark some good-natured trolling in the Capitals locker room prior to the Olympic Hockey matchup between USA and Canada.

02/21/2014

Alexander Ovechkin of Russia watches from the bench during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff against Finland on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on Feb. 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps GM: Ovechkin Still in Sochi After Father Undergoes Heart Surgery

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is remaining in Russia after his father underwent heart surgery.

02/20/2014

Alexander Ovechkin reacts after Finland beat Russia 3-1 during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

For All His Talent and Leadership, Ovechkin Hasn’t Come Through

For all of his talent and leadership, 28-year-old Alex Ovechkin just hasn’t come through.

02/20/2014

Russia's Alexander Ovechkin (R) talks to Finland's Teemu Selanne at the end of the Men's Ice Hockey Play-offs Quarterfinals match between Finland and Russia at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 19, 2014. Finland won 3-1. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER NEMENOV (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Alzner: Alex Ovechkin Must be ‘Crushed’ by Early Olympic Exit

Karl Alzner feels empathy for Caps teammate Alex Ovechkin being eliminated from the Olympics Games his country is hosting. He says he “can’t imagine the feeling of having to deal” with losing that game.

02/19/2014

Russia's Alexander Ovechkin (R) talks to Finland's Teemu Selanne at the end of the Men's Ice Hockey Play-offs Quarterfinals match between Finland and Russia at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 19, 2014. Finland won 3-1. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER NEMENOV (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Custance: Don’t Put Russia’s Loss on Alex Ovechkin’s Shoulders

Russia surely let down its home crowd, in being eliminated from the Sochi Games with a 3-1 defeat to Finland on Wednesday, but as Craig Custance explains, the blame shouldn’t fall on Alex Ovechkin’s shoulders.

02/19/2014

Alexander Ovechkin #8 of Russia looks on during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff against Finland on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Credit:  Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ovechkin, Russia Eliminated from Olympic Games; Fall 3-1 to Finland

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin and his Russian national team suffered a devastating 3-1 defeat to Finlandin the Men’s Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff, in front of their home crowd in Sochi on Wednesday.

02/19/2014

Actress Julianne Hough attends the 2014 InStyle and Warner Bros. 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards Post-Party on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Brooks Laich Talks New Girlfriend Julianne Hough

Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich talked about his new girlfriend, American actress Julianne Hough, in his weekly interview with the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan on Wednesday.

02/19/2014

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Holtby Makes 25 Saves, Capitals Beat Devils

Julien Brouillette won’t be joining his five Washington Capitals teammates who are on their way to play Olympic hockey in Sochi.

02/09/2014

Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals is mobbed by teammates after scoring a goal in the third period against the Winnipeg Jets during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Washington Capitals won, 4-2. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Gets 40th to Lead Caps Past Jets 4-2

After getting an Olympic send-off from Secretary of State John Kerry, Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 40th goal with 12:14 remaining Thursday night as the Washington Capitals rallied from a third-period deficit for a 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

02/06/2014

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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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