Memebers of the Washington Capitals look on from the bench during the second period of their 4-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center on November 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Eliminated from Playoffs for First Time in 7 Seasons

The Washington Capitals were eliminated from the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons on Wednesday night.

04/10/2014

Jaroslav Halak #41 of the Washington Capitals tends net against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on April 4, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Capitals 2-1. (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Halák’s Agent ‘Bewildered’ Adam Oates Broke Player-Coach Confidentiality

Allan Walsh, the agent to Capitals goalie Jaroslav Halák, issuing a statement in response to coach Adam Oates telling reporters

04/09/2014

Ovi for DL

Ovechkin Nets 50th Goal, Capitals Top Blues

Alex Ovechkin became the 11th player in NHL history to score 50 or more goals in a season five times, and the Washington Capitals kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the slumping St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Tuesday night.

04/08/2014

Alex Ovechkin (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Looking At Caps Playoff Chances

Even if the Washington Capitals go undefeated in the final four games of the season, the chances of Adam Oates’ club sneaking into the playoffs is less than 50-50.

04/07/2014

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby reacts after giving up a shorthanded goal to the Dallas Stars' Ryan Garbutt in the third period during an NHL game at Verizon Center on April 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Caps Lay Egg at Home in 5-0 Loss to Stars

Tyler Seguin scored his 33rd goal, Dustin Jeffrey got his first two of the season, and the Dallas Stars routed the Washington Capitals 5-0 Tuesday night in a game between a pair of ninth-place teams trying to leapfrog into a playoff spot.

04/01/2014

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Predators Beat Capitals 4-3 in Shootout

This time, the shootout win went to the Nashville Predators.

03/31/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: Goalie Jaroslav Halak #41 of the Washington Capitals sits in the net after Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings scored a goal to give the Kings a 5-4 shootout win at Verizon Center on March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kings Come Back to Beat Caps 5-4 in Shootout

Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter scored in the shootout, and the Los Angeles Kings came back after allowing Alex Ovechkin’s two early power-play goals to beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Tuesday night.

03/25/2014

Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals and Lance Bouma #17 of the Calgary Flames fight during the first period at the Verizon Center on October 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tom Wilson on Embracing Enforcer Role with Capitals

Caps forward Tom Wilson discusses how he’s embraced his role as an enforcer, but has more to offer whenever the team needs it from him, in an interview with 106.7 The Fan’s Bill Rohland on Monday.

03/25/2014

Jay Beagle and the Caps may just have postseason life after all. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Caps Just Might Keep Playoff Streak Going

Give the Capitals credit. After another of their trademark slow starts, they have been playing well for a month, having continued the 5-2-1 surge they mounted before the 18-day Olympic break with a 7-4-2 record […]

03/25/2014

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Caps End San Jose Skid With Shootout Win vs. Sharks

Nicklas Backstrom scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Washington Capitals to their first win in San Jose in more than 20 years, 3-2 over the Sharks on Saturday night.

03/23/2014

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Caps Introduce New Coach and GM

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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