The Washington Capitals lost to the Montreal Canadiens in a shootout in their season opener. (Photo: Chuck Carroll/All-News 99.1)

Plekanec, Canadiens Top Capitals 2-1 in Shootout

Tomas Plekanec scored his third goal of the young season, and the Montreal Canadiens recovered from a slow start Thursday night for a 2-1 shootout win over the Washington Capitals and new coach Barry Trotz.

10/09/2014

Andre Burakovsky scores his first career goal in his NHL debut for the Washington Capitals. (Screen grab via NHL.com)

Rookie Andre Burakovsky Scores in NHL Debut to Give Capitals Early Lead (Video)

It didn’t take long for 19-year-old Capitals rookie Andrew Burakovsky to score a goal in his NHL debut. That came in less than 7 minutes.

10/09/2014

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)

Capitals Preview: Plenty of Changes, Ovechkin Still Key

Missing the playoffs for the first time in a while jarred the Washington Capitals into fundamental changes.

10/08/2014

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals enjoys dinner with a young fan. (Photo by Washington Capitals Photography)

Alex Ovechkin Takes 10-year-old Capitals Fan on Surprise Sushi Date (Watch)

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals surprised a 10-year-old fan by the name of Ann, taking her up on a request to go on a ‘sushi’ date with her favorite hockey player.

10/07/2014

Dmitry Orlov #81 of the Washington Capitals hits Jacob Trouba #8 of the Winnipeg Jets in the second period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Report: Washington Capitals may be without Orlov, Wilson Until November

The Capitals may be without injured defensemen Dmitry Orlov and Tom Wilson until November, Russian Machine Never Breaks reports.

10/06/2014

The Washington Capitals unveiled its new jersey for the 2015 NHL Winter Classic Tuesday at Nationals Park. (Photo Credit: Jim MacKay/All-News 99.1)

Caps Reveal Winter Classic Jersey at Nats Park

Some of NHL’s biggest names – and fans – came out to Nationals Park Tuesday for the unveiling of the Washington Capitals uniform for the upcoming NHL Winter Classic.

09/23/2014

Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

2015 NHL Winter Classic Officially Announced to be Held at Nationals Park

The 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between the Capitals and Blackhawks was officially announced to be held at Nationals Park on Wednesday.

09/10/2014

The grounds crew puts the tarp on the field in the fourth inning of the game between the Washington Nationals and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park on May 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals Park Reportedly to Host 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic

An agreement is in place for Nationals Park to host the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, the Washington Post reports, citing “multiple individuals with knowledge of the situation.”

09/08/2014

Brooks Laich. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Laich: Missing Playoffs May Have Been ‘Greatest’ Outcome for Capitals

Missing the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons may have been the “greatest” outcome for the future of the Capitals, Brooks Laich told NHL.com.

08/07/2014

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Maria Kirilenko Breaks Off Engagement with Alex Ovechkin

After three years dating, tennis player Maria Kirilenko has reportedly broken off her engagement with Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, according to multiple Russian outlets.

07/21/2014

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