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

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

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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

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