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Capitals vice president and general manager George McPhee (left) and team owner Ted Leonsis (right). (Photo: Patrick McDermott/ SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

EJ Hradek on George McPhee’s Future: ‘I Think It’s Time for a Change’

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – The Washington Capitals have a decision to make about their future, with specific regard to its involvement with vice president and general manager George McPhee, suddenly working on an expiring contract after 16 seasons with […]

04/15/2014

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

Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis speaks during a briefing on the state of hockey in the US, including instructional hockey and safety in youth sports, held by The Congressional Hockey Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on April 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB  (Credit; SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Ted Leonsis: Team Leaders Need to Stop Hazing

In the wake of the ongoing scandal involving the Miami Dolphins, the Wizards and Capitals owner on Tuesday gave his thoughts on hazing in an interview with The Associated Press, specifying that it’s incumbent upon front offices to make players aware of “what’s expected of them and what’s unacceptable behavior.”

11/13/2013

Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis shields his eyes as he walks past the Stanely Cup after a briefing on the state of hockey with members of the Congressional Hockey Caucus in the Rayburn House Office Building April 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Capitals clinched their fifth Southeast Division title in the past six years and are headed to the playoffs. Hockey fans consider it bad luck to touch the Stanely Cup if they ever desire to win it. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ted Leonsis Plans to ‘Ask the Fans’ About Caps Marketing Strategies

Fresh off the monumental announcement last week that Washington will host the 2015 NHL Winter Classic, Caps/Wizards owner Ted Leonsis unveiled plans Tuesday to lean more on the Capitals fanbase for further insight into how they’d like to see the hockey organization grow.

09/24/2013

Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis shields his eyes as he walks past the Stanely Cup after a briefing on the state of hockey with members of the Congressional Hockey Caucus in the Rayburn House Office Building April 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Capitals clinched their fifth Southeast Division title in the past six years and are headed to the playoffs. Hockey fans consider it bad luck to touch the Stanely Cup if they ever desire to win it. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Leonsis Thinks Caps Can be ‘Legitimate’ Stanley Cup Contender

Caps owner Ted Leonsis believes if his team can withstand the rigors of the new Metropolitan Division and make the playoffs, Washington will be a “legitimate” Stanley Cup contender in 2013, as he told Lavar and Dukes on Wednesday.

09/18/2013

Chicago Bulls v Washington Wizards

Leonsis Calls Out Grantland for Middle-of-the-Road Team Name Ranking

Grantland’s Zach Lowe compiled a list of NBA team names ranked in order of worst to first, counting down, and Ted Leonsis was none too pleased with where the Wizards’ placed.

08/21/2013

Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis shields his eyes as he walks past the Stanely Cup after a briefing on the state of hockey with members of the Congressional Hockey Caucus in the Rayburn House Office Building April 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Capitals clinched their fifth Southeast Division title in the past six years and are headed to the playoffs. Hockey fans consider it bad luck to touch the Stanely Cup if they ever desire to win it. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Leonsis ‘Deluding’ Himself About Stanley Cup Aspirations, La Canfora Says

“You can keep writing blogs and deluding yourself and thinking people will buy in,” Jason La Canfora said of Caps owner Ted Leonsis, in an utter verbal beating he unleashed on the entire Washington Capitals organization. One-by-one, La Canfora picked apart each flaw no one seems to want to mention.

05/16/2013

Ted Leonsis saw Lavar wasn't wearing red during a red out, so he purchased him a hoodie from the gift shop. (Credit: Kurt Kehl)

Lavar Wasn’t Rocking the Red So Ted Leonsis Bought Him a New Hoodie

When Caps owner Ted Leonsis approached 106.7 The Fan’s broadcast booth prior to Caps/Rangers Game 1, he noticed Lavar Arrington wasn’t rocking the red during a red out, so he walked to the nearest gift shop and bought him a new hoodie.

05/02/2013

George McPhee

Elfin: Caps Coaching Search Continues With No Deadline In Sight

Capitals GM George McPhee is faced with finding the perfect coaching candidate for his players, a blend between Boudreau’s up-tempo style and Hunter’s protect-the-net mindset, but with free agency approaching and less and less candidates available, the head coach vacancy becomes increasingly more worrisome.

06/25/2012

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Capitals Win Game 7 OT Thriller, Down Bruins On Joel Ward Goal

Joel Ward slammed home a rebound at 2:57 of overtime to give Washington a 2-1 victory over Boston on Wednesday night, sending the Capitals to the second round of the playoffs and ending the defending Stanley Cup champion Bruins’ hopes of a repeat.

04/25/2012

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