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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

The Capitals' season likely will revolve around the chemistry established between star Alex Ovechkin and new coach Barry Trotz. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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

The Washington Capitals unveiled its new jersey for the 2015 NHL Winter Classic Tuesday at Nationals Park. (Photo Credit: Jim MacKay/All-News 99.1)

Caps Reveal Winter Classic Jersey at Nats Park

Some of NHL’s biggest names – and fans – came out to Nationals Park Tuesday for the unveiling of the Washington Capitals uniform for the upcoming NHL Winter Classic.

09/23/2014

The Capitals' season likely will revolve around the chemistry established between star Alex Ovechkin and new coach Barry Trotz. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Ovechkin: New Coach Trotz ‘Going to Bring Some New Stuff’

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and Barry Trotz finally had a chance to meet face to face for the first time since the former Nashville Predators coach was named Capitals coach on May 26.

06/23/2014

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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

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5 Things Blackhawks Fans Are Saying About Thrilling Game 7 Loss

Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.

06/02/2014

Former Caps GM George McPhee (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

McPhee: Caps Could Reach Finals In Next 3 Years

George McPhee says he could sense the Washington Capitals were going to get rid of him as general manager, but he thinks the team is set up to reach the Stanley Cup finals “sometime in the next three years.”

04/28/2014

DETROIT - JUNE 12: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks before presenting the Stanley Cup to the Pittsburgh Penguins after defeating the Detroit Red Wings in Game Seven of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Joe Louis Arena on June 12, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Stanley Cup Makes Surprise Trip to Annapolis

The Navy men’s hockey team arrived at the ice rink thinking it was a normal day of practice, but little did they know the Stanley Cup was there waiting for them.

04/23/2014

After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007, Capitals star Alex Ovechkin says the team is in the "middle of nowhere." (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ovechkin: Capitals Are In ‘Middle Of Nowhere’

The Washington Capitals have not made any changes immediately after missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007.

04/14/2014

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