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.
Alex Ovechkin’s absence was brief. His impact upon his return was immediate.
Alex Ovechkin is on pace for his best offensive seasons since 2008-09, but teammates say they’ve never seen him play so well.
Rarely has Brooks Laich been healthy scratched as he was against Columbus. He talks being benched by Barry Trotz and his declining play.
For Curtis Glencross — traded from from Calgary to Washington — the long trip to D.C. doesn’t come without plenty of real-life complications.
The Capitals, on short rest, received an unexpected early-morning fire alarm wake-up call; Barry Trotz jokingly blamed Philly fans.
Michael Del Zotto scored late in the third period Sunday, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.
The Washington Capitals know center Nicklas Backstrom isn’t going to beat his own drum.
Alex Ovechkin, after being accused of ‘diving,’ cracks back at Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf with a bald joke.
Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals drew a rare standing-room-only crowd in their only visit to Anaheim this season.
A blizzard of iconic photos from the six years of the NHL’s Winter Classic, played outdoors annually on New Year’s Day. The game will be played at Nationals Park on Jan. 1, 2015.