Pens Outlast Caps' Onslaught, Take Series OpenerThe Capitals outshot the Penguins 35-21 — Holtby made 18 saves and Fleury was the difference in a Game 1 defeat at the Verizon Center.
David Letterman Sighting: 'Let's Go Caps!' (Video)Apparently, nobody grows a Stanley Cup Playoffs beard like David Letterman.
SNYDER: Time of year when Caps fans must squeeze tighterHockey should have enough room for the diehards, drop-bys and everyone in between.
Capitals Advance with Another Overtime WinnerHoltby made 37 saves for the Caps, who will face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference semifinals for the second straight year.
Caps-Leafs Make NHL Playoffs Overtime HistoryIf they were going to play so much extra hockey in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, they might as well make history.
Oh Good, Justin Bieber is a Maple Leafs FanJust in case you needed more incentive to cheer for the Caps, native Canadian Justin Bieber is a Maple Leafs fan.
Mr. Game 7 Comes Through in Overtime of Game 5Thanks to Williams' goal 1:04 into overtime, the Presidents' Trophy winners go to Toronto for Game 6 on Sunday with a chance to advance.
WATCH: Caps-Leafs Series Gets Violent in Game 5Caps don't shy away from contact or a fight, but things were on the verge of getting out of hand in Game 5 against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
WATCH: Ovechkin Leaves First Period Early with InjuryCaps captain Alex Ovechkin leaves the game after being up-ended in a cheap shot from Nazem Kadri.
D.C. Three: Caps, Wiz, Nats Pull Off Winning TrifectaThe sports gods smiled on Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, blessing two playoff teams and a first-place Nats team with wins.
WATCH: Caps, Leafs Combine for Five First Period GoalsThe Caps got off to a 2-0 lead before letting the Maple Leafs back in. Then, rather than collapsing as they did Monday, they rallied again.
Backstrom, Nylander Came of Age Together Through HockeyBackstrom's time with the family helped develop him into a pro and adult, but his time with the 11-year-old William made an impact as well.