Hockey

Goalie Justin Peters #35 of the Washington Capitals follows the puck against the Dallas Stars during the third period of the Stars 4-2 win at Verizon Center on March 13, 2015 in Washington, DC. (credit: Rob Carr/)

3 Power-Play Goals Help Stars Top Caps 4-2

The Dallas Stars made the most of their suddenly potent power play.

03/14/2015

LAKE PLACID, NY - FEBRUARY 24: The United States celebrates winning the gold medal during the Olympic hockey game against Finland on February 24, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. The United States won 4-2. (Photo by Steve Powell/Getty Images)

35 Years Later, ‘Miracle On Ice’ Stands Test Of Time

Here are a few reasons why the 1980 men’s hockey team’s victory is still in fact, a miracle.

02/22/2015

Washington Capitals v Los Angeles Kings

Kings Beat Capitals 3-1 for Fourth Straight Victory

Defense created much of the offense for the Los Angeles Kings in a solid two-way performance against the Washington Capitals.

02/15/2015

Alex Ovechkin's breakaway goal 21 seconds into the third period helped Washington rally from a three-goal deficit.

Dallas Stars Edge Washington Capitals 5-4

Jamie Benn’s first goal in six games turned out to be the winner for the Dallas Stars.

01/18/2015

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Islanders blow lead again, but beat Caps in OT

Finding ways to win at home has been an Islanders specialty this season. Squandering three-goal leads is a pattern New York would like to avoid.

12/30/2014

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was interrupted on the Senate floor Monday by anti-torture protesters demanding and chanting for prosecutions from details uncovered in the CIA torture report. 

The demonstrators made entry as visitors to the Senate floor and began shouting “U.S. torture, it’s official, prosecute now!” as they were quickly muted and removed from the room. Durbin immediately ceased speaking until the chants of “prosecute now” were heard from outside the Senate floor. 

Eleven of the protesters were arrested by Capitol Police as other visitors to the Senate gallery were warned that more outbursts would lead to their arrest, “You’re here as a guest of the United States Senate.” 

This comes just days after two anti-torture protestors were arrested at the Virginia home of former Vice President Dick Cheney. Twenty prisoners, many in prison jumpsuits, walked onto his McLean property Saturday to mark the 14th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba, Reuters reports. 

Additional protestors went to the home of CIA Director John Brennan. 

Two members who refused to leave the premises by police were arrested on misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct charges, said police.
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NFL’s Vincent Delivers Emotional Senate Testimony

NFL executive and former player Troy Vincent choked up Tuesday as he testified before a Senate Commerce Committee hearing about domestic violence in professional sports.

12/02/2014

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps Suffer First Regulation Loss of Season to Oilers

Ben Scrivens covered up for his teammates’ late defensive lapses to help the Edmonton Oilers hand the Washington Capitals their first regulation loss of the season.

10/23/2014

Chris Tierney of the San Jose Sharks tries to pass the puck around Mike Green (right) of the Washington Capitals during the second period at Verizon Center on Oct. 14, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Rally For Point, Lose in Shootout to Sharks

The Sharks led 3-0 in the first period, 4-1 in the second, and 5-3 late in the third before Washington’s Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored 1:16 apart to tie the game with 4:35 remaining in regulation.

10/14/2014

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

Ovechkin Lifts Caps to 4-0 Win Over Bruins

If the Washington Captials can combine Alex Ovechkin’s scoring with strong defense every game, coach Barry Trotz will be enjoying a lot of victories this season.

10/12/2014

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Capitals Preview: Plenty of Changes, Ovechkin Still Key

Missing the playoffs for the first time in a while jarred the Washington Capitals into fundamental changes.

10/08/2014

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