Memebers of the Washington Capitals look on from the bench during the second period of their 4-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center on November 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Eliminated from Playoffs for First Time in 7 Seasons

The Washington Capitals were eliminated from the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons on Wednesday night.

04/10/2014

Jaroslav Halak #41 of the Washington Capitals tends net against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on April 4, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Capitals 2-1. (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Halák’s Agent ‘Bewildered’ Adam Oates Broke Player-Coach Confidentiality

Allan Walsh, the agent to Capitals goalie Jaroslav Halák, issuing a statement in response to coach Adam Oates telling reporters

04/09/2014

Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals and Lance Bouma #17 of the Calgary Flames fight during the first period at the Verizon Center on October 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tom Wilson on Embracing Enforcer Role with Capitals

Caps forward Tom Wilson discusses how he’s embraced his role as an enforcer, but has more to offer whenever the team needs it from him, in an interview with 106.7 The Fan’s Bill Rohland on Monday.

03/25/2014

Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his first-period, shorthanded goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on January 15, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

After Years of Intense Pain, Brooks Laich Says Best Years Still Ahead

Brooks Laich opened up about surgery which will keep him out of the Caps lineup 4-6 weeks, how he’s been playing through severe pain for nearly 30 games this season, and how he believes he still has a lot of hockey left in his career.

03/19/2014

Alex Ovechkin makes his tourney picks. (Credit: @MonumentalNtwrk)

How Alex Ovechkin Makes NCAA Tournament Selections (Video)

Alex Ovechkin filled out an NCAA Tournament bracket for a Monumental Network video, the highlights of which – sports logic free – are noted here (Video).

03/18/2014

Tom Wilson learning Antarctica is a continent. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Capitals’ Tom Wilson Didn’t Know Antarctica Is a Continent

Tom Wilson of the Capitals wants to visit every continent in the world, but until Thursday, he didn’t know Antarctica was a continent. Listen here.

03/13/2014

Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals looks on during a faceoff in the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on March 5, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Brooks Laich Equates ‘Talent’ with Winning … or Lack Thereof

Brooks Laich defined his definition of the word ‘talent’ — in an interview with the Junkies on Wednesday — as “the ability to win,” rather than a player possessing a particular skill set, which could apply to the Capitals’ ongoing struggles.

03/12/2014

Evgeny Kuznetsov, drafted 26th overall by the Washington Capitals, poses on stage during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

McPhee: Seeing Evgeny Kuznetsov ‘Like Seeing the Loch Ness Monster’

Caps GM George Mcphee chronicled the nearly 4-year timeline, of his relentless pursuit to sign Evgeny Kuznetsov, which finally concluded in Washington, D.C. on Saturday.

03/08/2014

Dustin Penner of the Washington Capitals crashes the net in front of Tuukka Rask at TD Garden on March 6, 2014. (Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Listen to the Latest Edition of ‘Crashing The Net’ (Audio)

The latest edition of the “Crashing The Net” podcast takes a closer examination of the Washington Capitals deadline deals, and a few other notable trades made around the NHL. Listen to all three segments here.

03/07/2014

Slovakia's goalkeeper Jaroslav Halak reacts after a goal during the Men's Ice Hockey Group A match Slovakia vs Slovenia at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER NEMENOV (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Jaroslav Halák to Make First Start in Net for Capitals

Jaroslav Halák will make his first start in net for the Capitals against the Coyotes on Saturday, head coach Adam Oates confirmed.

03/07/2014

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