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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

Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth makes a save on Chris Kunitz of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on Jan. 15, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pa.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Capitals Let Late Lead Slip Away in Loss to Penguins

Alexander Ovechkin’s 34th goal of the season gave Washington a 3-2 lead midway through the third period but the Capitals collapsed over the final 10 minutes.

01/15/2014

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Capitals (L) celebrates a goal with Eric Fehr #16  as Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning reacts at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Jan. 9, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (credit: Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Fehr Scores 2 Goals in Caps Win Over Lightning 4-3

Eric Fehr had two goals, including a tiebreaking redirection with 51.5 seconds left in the third period, as the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Thursday night.

01/09/2014

Nationals officially name Matt Williams the next manager. (Credit: @NationalsPR)

2014 Has To Be Better For D.C. Sport Fans, Doesn’t It?

As the new year in Washington sports begins its first full week, why should we think that 2014 will be better than 2013?

01/06/2014

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