General Manager Brian MacLellan of the Washington Capitals answers questions during his introductory press conference at the Verizon Center on May 27, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Washington Capitals introduced MacLellan as the new general manager and Barry Trotz as the new head coach during the press conference. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

GM Brian MacLellan on Caps ‘Checking Out’ on Adam Oates, Being Called ‘GMBM’

Caps GM George MacLellan addressed the team’s decision to give Brooks Orpik a five-year contract, how the players “checked out” on Adam Oates, and not wanting to be called ‘GMBM.’

07/03/2014

Brooks Orpik #44 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 3, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. The Penguins defeated the Islanders 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Brooks Orpik: It Won’t Take Very Long for Pittsburgh to ‘Boo Me’

Prior to signing with the Capitals, Brooks Orpik says he never really envisioned playing anywhere besides Pittsburgh, but now that he’s in D.C., he’s noticed there’s “a lot of similarities to our group in Pittsburgh.”

07/02/2014

Goaltender Justin Peters #35 of the Carolina Hurricanes during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on December 14, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Hurricanes defeated the Coyotes 3-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Capitals Sign Goalie Justin Peters to 2-year Deal

The Washington Capitals have signed 27-year-old goaltender Justin Peters, formerly of the Carolina Hurricanes, to a two-year, $1.9 million contract, the team announced Tuesday afternoon.

07/01/2014

Brooks Orpik #44 of the Pittsburgh Penguins plays his 700th NHL game in second period action in an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on April 3, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Capitals Sign Defenseman Brooks Orpik to 5-year, $27.5 Million Deal

The Washington Capitals have signed 33-year-old longtime Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik to a five-year, $27.5 million contract Tuesday afternoon, the team announced a short time ago.

07/01/2014

The Capitals' season likely will revolve around the chemistry established between star Alex Ovechkin and new coach Barry Trotz. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Ovechkin: New Coach Trotz ‘Going to Bring Some New Stuff’

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and Barry Trotz finally had a chance to meet face to face for the first time since the former Nashville Predators coach was named Capitals coach on May 26.

06/23/2014

Alex Ovechkin and teammates celebrate a goal by Karl Alzner in the first period against the Nashville Predators during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on Dec. 7, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Capitals 2014-2015 Schedule Released

The Washington Capitals will take on the Montreal Canadiens at the Verizon Center to mark the beginning of the 2014-2015 season.

06/22/2014

Ross Mahoney (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capitals Promote Mahoney to Assistant GM

The Washington Capitals have promoted Ross Mahoney to assistant general manager.

06/16/2014

(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

5 Biggest Celebrities to Attend D.C.-Area Sporting Events

In honor of Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey’s appearance at Redskins practice Wednesday, we’ve put together a list of the best celebrity sightings at D.C.-area sporting events.

06/05/2014

Washington Capitals Introduce General Manager Brian MacLellan And Coach Barry Trotz

Barry Trotz Talks Not Enabling Caps Players to Have ‘Limp Backbone’

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz went into great detail about how he plans to address his new team’s defensive woes, and how it will affect the Caps normally offensive-dominated identity, in […]

05/28/2014

Barry Trotz (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Barry Trotz on LaVar and Dukes

Here’s an audacious way to get a promotion: Tell the big boss what he’s been doing wrong.

05/28/2014

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