Ovechkin, Holtby Shine In Game 7, Caps Beat LightningThe Capitals advanced to the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, beating the Lightning as a decade of team frustration continues to fade.
Caps Rough Up Lightning To Force Game 7Facing elimination, the Capitals hit everything that moved to beat the Lightning in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final.
Vasilevskiy, Lightning Top Caps 4-2 To Even East FinalThe Caps fell to 3-5 at home in the postseason, as the Lightning tie up the Eastern Conference finals series at two games each.
Capitals Have Home-Ice Disadvantage For Game 4 Vs. LightningIn this year's NHL Playoffs, the Capitals are 3-4 in home games, but 7-1 on the road.
Hedman, Lightning Beat Caps To Cut East Final Deficit To 2-1Victor Hedman scored a goal and two assists, as the Lightning beat the Caps 4-2 in the third game of the NHL Playoffs' East Finals.
Capitals Rout Lightning 6-2 For 2-0 Series LeadThe Caps scored on the Lightning in the game's opening minute and won going away to increase their NHL Playoff series lead to 2-0.
NHL Headlines Of The WeekWith the baseball season coming to an end tonight, it's time to shift focus towards the NHL, where things are just starting to heat up.
Backstrom Leads Capitals Past Lightning 4-2Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is one of the NHL's top set up men.
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.
Caps Blow 4-Goal Lead, Top Lightning in OTWouldn't figure the Washington Capitals would be the kind of team to get complacent right now, not after they've worked so hard to climb from the depths of the standings to get into playoff position.
Ovechkin Scores 2; Caps Win 4-2 Over Lightning Just like the old days. The Washington Capitals are in first place, and Alex Ovechkin is tied for the NHL's goal-scoring lead.
Fehr Has 2 Goals, Caps Hold On Against LightningEric Fehr scored two goals, Mathieu Perreault had three assists, and the Washington Capitals won their third straight game by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Thursday.