Ovechkin, Kuznetsov, Backstrom Form Powerful TrioThe Capitals are thriving early thanks to the emergence of Evgeny Kuznetsov and the addition of T.J. Oshie, as well as the usual suspects.
Ovechkin Gets 900th Point As Capitals RollAlex Ovechkin recorded his 900th career point and Nicklas Backstrom continued his hot start as the Capitals rolled to their fourth win.
Backstrom Debuts With 3 Points as Caps Beat Hurricanes, 4-1The Washington Capitals were glad to see Nicklas Backstrom back in the lineup.
Washington Capitals C Nicklas Backstrom Could Miss 4-5 GamesWashington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is expected to miss a handful of games at the start of the NHL season as he works his way back from hip surgery.
Holtby, Backstrom Lead Capitals Past DevilsSpeed, strength, talent and depth. The Washington Capitals had it all against the New Jersey Devils and it showed.
Report: Caps Center Backstrom Fails Drug Test in Sochi For Allergy MedsWashington Capitals center and Swedish Olympian Nicklas Backstrom failed a doping test in Sochi and didn't play in the gold medal game against Canada Sunday, the Associated Press reports.
Caps Skid Accelerating FastMaybe Capitals coach Adam Oates’ job is even in jeopardy after five straight defeats and nine in the last 11 games.
Capitals Rally Past Rangers 3-2 Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist, and Eric Fehr scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:09 left to lift the Washington Capitals over the New York Rangers 3-2 Friday night.
Caps Sink Islanders, 3-2 In OT The New York Islanders were close to ending their five-game losing streak. But Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals found a win to get their second win in two days.
Pro Golfer David Lingmerth Distraught Over Caps Loss: 'Couldn’t Watch The End Of It'PGA Tour rookie David Lingmerth shares something in common with Capitals fans. Along with blowing a chance to tie Tiger Woods at TPC Sawgrass Sunday, he suffered through the Capitals "painful" Game Seven loss to the Rangers on Monday, because he's a Caps fan apparently.
After Six Years of Playoff Failure 'Something Needs to Change'The Washington Capitals have now endured six consecutive Stanley Cup playoff appearances resulting in failure to get past the second round, three of which ended in failure to escape the first round, and as 106.7 The Fan's Caps beat reporter Sky Kerstein said, “something needs to change.”
Familiar Trio Has Caps On Course for 5th Southeast Title in 6 YearsIt's not all going smoothly, but as long as Ovechkin, Backstrom and Green are going strong, the Caps are on course to win their fifth Southeast title in six years.