Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals is pictured. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Holtby Makes 32 Saves, Capitals Slow Surging Bruins 2-0

Holtby made 32 saves for his eighth shutout of the season, Nicklas Backstrom became Washington’s career assists leader, and the Capitals cooled off the surging Bruins with a 2-0 victory Sunday night.

03/16/2015

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Ovechkin Scores in Return, Capitals Defeat Sabres 6-1

Alex Ovechkin’s absence was brief. His impact upon his return was immediate.

03/08/2015

Alex Ovechkin celebrates after scoring a goal. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ovechkin’s Teammates Marvel: ‘There Is No Answer For Him’

Alex Ovechkin is on pace for his best offensive seasons since 2008-09, but teammates say they’ve never seen him play so well.

03/05/2015

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Brooks Laich Talks Being Healthy Scratched: ‘I Just Want to Play Better’

Rarely has Brooks Laich been healthy scratched as he was against Columbus. He talks being benched by Barry Trotz and his declining play.

03/04/2015

Curtis Glencross. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

For Caps’ forward Curtis Glencross, Plenty of Real-life Complications after Trade

For Curtis Glencross — traded from from Calgary to Washington — the long trip to D.C. doesn’t come without plenty of real-life complications.

03/02/2015

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Capitals Get Early Fire Alarm Wake-up Call in Philly; Trotz Jokingly Blames Flyers Fans

The Capitals, on short rest, received an unexpected early-morning fire alarm wake-up call; Barry Trotz jokingly blamed Philly fans.

02/23/2015

Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Flyers Top Capitals 3-2 on Del Zotto’s Late Goal

Michael Del Zotto scored late in the third period Sunday, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.

02/22/2015

Alex Ovechkin moves the puck past Tobias Enstrom #39 of the Winnipeg Jets during the first period at Verizon Center on February 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Backstrom Scores Twice, Capitals Defeat Jets 5-1

The Washington Capitals know center Nicklas Backstrom isn’t going to beat his own drum.

02/20/2015

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals

Alex Ovechkin, Accused of Diving, Cracks Bald Joke at Ducks’ Ryan Getzlaf

Alex Ovechkin, after being accused of ‘diving,’ cracks back at Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf with a bald joke.

02/18/2015

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Alex Ovechkin’s 2 Goals Help Capitals Beat Ducks 5-3

Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals drew a rare standing-room-only crowd in their only visit to Anaheim this season.

02/16/2015