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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins scores past Jaroslav Halak of the Washington Capitals during the game at Consol Energy Center on March 11, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Penn.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Capitals Fall to Penguins for 2nd Time in 2 Nights

Marc-Andre Fleury made 32 saves for his fifth shutout of the season, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.

03/11/2014

Dmitry Orlov (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capitals’ Orlov Suspended 2 Games By NHL

Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has been suspended by the NHL for two games for boarding Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn.

03/04/2014

Alex Ovechkin celebrates a second period goal, his second of the game and his 800th career point, against the Boston Bruins during a game at the TD Garden on March 1, 2014 in Boston, Mass. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Ovechkin’s 2 Goals Lift Caps to Win

Alex Ovechkin looks as if he’s ready to carry the Washington Capitals to one of the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spots.

03/02/2014

(Photo credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Apologizes For Russia’s Hockey Performance in Sochi

Alex Ovechkin apologized for Russia’s hockey performance at the Olympics, a sentiment put in perspective by the encouraging news that his father was on the way home after heart surgery.

02/25/2014

Alex Ovechkin (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ovechkin to Join Capitals for Practice on Tuesday

Alex Ovechkin will resume practice with the Washington Capitals on Tuesday after a disappointing Olympics and a health scare involving his father.

02/24/2014

John Carlson's locker at KCI today #TeamUSA (Credit: @SkyKerstein)

Capitals Players Troll Each Other Prior to USA-Canada Game

There’s nothing like nationalism to spark some good-natured trolling in the Capitals locker room prior to the Olympic Hockey matchup between USA and Canada.

02/21/2014

Alexander Ovechkin of Russia watches from the bench during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff against Finland on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on Feb. 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps GM: Ovechkin Still in Sochi After Father Undergoes Heart Surgery

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is remaining in Russia after his father underwent heart surgery.

02/20/2014

Thomas Vanek of the New York Islanders loses control of the puck as Connor Carrick hits him from behind during the second period at the Verizon Center on Feb. 4, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Capitals Get Blanked by Islanders

The Islanders came out on top in a dullard of a game in which the teams seemingly tried to top each other in trying to find the best way to waste a scoring chance.

02/04/2014

Mike Green (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Green Scores OT Goal; Capitals Beat Sabres

Alex Ovechkin knew what he was going to do before he heard Capitals teammate Mike Green yelling for the pass.

01/29/2014

Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

Capitals’ Losing Streak Runs to 5 Games With Loss to Rangers

Rick Nash scored two of New York’s three first-period goals, and Henrik Lundqvist won for the fifth time in six outings as the surging Rangers beat the sliding Washington Capitals 4-1 on Sunday night.

01/19/2014

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