Arlington, VA-The Washington Capitals held an optional skate today one day after evening up the series at one game a piece after their 2-1 double overtime win over the Boston Bruins.
Arlington, VA-The Washington Capitals continued their preparation for the Boston Bruins today and had some good news as Michal Neuvirth practiced today for the first time since being injured April 5th against the Florida Panthers.
Arlington, VA-Nicklas Backstrom is set to make his return tonight after missing the last forty games with a concussion and just in the nick of time.
Arlington, VA-The Capitals prepare for a huge game tomorrow hosting the Buffalo Sabres with playoff implications on the line.
Arlington, VA-The Capitals missed a key component today at practice as they take off to play the Philadelphia Flyers tomorrow and end their five game road trip.
Arlington, VA-The NHL announced today that Capitals defenseman Mike Green has been suspended three games for his left arm making contact to Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brett Connolly’s head.
Arlington, VA-The Capitals held a full practice today without Tomas Vokoun a day after their 5-0 home shutout loss to the New Jersey Devils.
Arlington, VA-Hamrlik, Knuble benched as the Capitals host the New York Islanders in another pivotal home game as the Capitals keep their playoff hopes alive.
Arlington, VA-Alex Ovechkin didn’t practice and Roman Hamrlik sounded off on his benching as the Caps prepare for two crucial games this weekend.
The Caps are in ninth place in the Eastern Conference, trailing Toronto by three points (but with two games in hand) and the Panthers by four points in the Southeast. So Washington is on the outside looking in at a playoff berth for the first time since 2007 with the season ending just seven weeks from Saturday.