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

(Credit: Redskins.com)

Democratic Va. Senator Chap Petersen: Redskins Logo a ‘Symbol of Unity’

Democratic Va. State Senator Chap Petersen felt like he was “living in George Orwell land” when he learned of the trademark ruling against the Redskins name, he said of the decision prompting him to form the “Redskins Pride Caucus” to politically defend the name.

06/24/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13:  Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings kisses the Stanley Cup in celebration after defeating the New York Rangers 3-2 in double overtime of Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

LA Kings Win The Cup on Martinez’s Double-OT Goal

The longest postseason for the Los Angeles Kings led into the longest game they had ever played. After 94 minutes of impossibly tense hockey, Alec Martinez could scarcely believe it when a rebound off Henrik Lundqvist’s pads came straight to his stick.

06/14/2014

There are some games on the schedule this year that are worth the trip to FedEx Field. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Most Expensive Pro Sports Franchises

A look at some of the most expensive sports team purchases of all-time.

06/02/2014

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

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

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