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Capitals Lose Last Game of Season in Shootout, 1-0

The Tampa Bay Lightning wrapped up home-ice advantage for their first-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens by edging the Washington Capitals 1-0 in a shootout Sunday in the regular-season finale.

04/13/2014

Alex Ovechkin celebrates after scoring a goal. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ovi Scores 51st; Caps Top Coasting Blackhawks 4-0

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 51st goal to help lead the Washington Capitals to a low-intensity 4-0 rout of the coasting Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night in a game between teams whose postseason fates had already been decided.

04/11/2014

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Brouwer, 3rd Line Lead Capitals Past Carolina 5-2

Troy Brouwer scored two goals and the Washington Capitals routed the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Thursday 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

Ovi for DL

Ovechkin Nets 50th Goal, Capitals Top Blues

Alex Ovechkin became the 11th player in NHL history to score 50 or more goals in a season five times, and the Washington Capitals kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the slumping St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Tuesday night.

04/08/2014

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Caps Lay Egg at Home in 5-0 Loss to Stars

Tyler Seguin scored his 33rd goal, Dustin Jeffrey got his first two of the season, and the Dallas Stars routed the Washington Capitals 5-0 Tuesday night in a game between a pair of ninth-place teams trying to leapfrog into a playoff spot.

04/01/2014

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

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Caps End San Jose Skid With Shootout Win vs. Sharks

Nicklas Backstrom scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Washington Capitals to their first win in San Jose in more than 20 years, 3-2 over the Sharks on Saturday night.

03/23/2014

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals celebrates his game-winning power play goal at 2:44 of the third period against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center on March 18, 2014 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ovi’s Go-Ahead Goal Pushes Capitals Past Ducks

With the Anaheim Ducks bearing down on him all night, Jaroslav Halak couldn’t relax for even a moment in front of the Washington Capitals’ net until the horn sounded on another victory.

03/19/2014

Dmitry Orlov (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capitals Re-Sign Orlov For 2 Years, $4 Million

Defenseman Dmitry Orlov signed a $4 million, two-year contract extension with the Washington Capitals.

03/13/2014

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