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

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

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