Washington Capitals

Caption:NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 06: Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals stops a shot by the New Jersey Devils in the second period on December 6, 2014 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Panthers Outlast Capitals in Longest NHL Shootout

Roberto Luongo has been around the NHL for 15 seasons, and yet the veteran goalie still had a chance to see something new.

12/17/2014

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Backstrom Leads Capitals Past Lightning 4-2

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is one of the NHL’s top set up men.

12/14/2014

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‘Rock the Riverfront’ Before the Winter Classic

Before the Washington Capitals take on the Chicago Blackhawks at Nationals Park on New Year’s Day, join us to “Rock the Riverfront” at Canal Park in D.C.

12/11/2014

Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals hits Jon Merrill #7 of the New Jersey Devils in the first period on December 6, 2014 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Capitals Beat Struggling Devils, 4-1

With their latest win, the Washington Capitals believe they are gaining some momentum.

12/07/2014

The 2015 Caps Canine Calendar will be available beginning Tuesday, Dec. 2. The calendar features images of Capitals players with their dogs as well as dogs from Homeward Trails. One hundred percent of proceeds benefit Homeward Trails.

Caps Players Roll Around with Puppies in ‘2015 Caps Canine Calendar’ (Photos)

See Washington Capitals players rolling around with cute, fuzzy puppies in the 2015 Caps Canine Calendar, available on Dec. 2, 2014.

12/01/2014

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Bozak Scores Twice, Maple Leafs Beat Capitals 6-2

Tyler Bozak and the Toronto Maple Leafs made quick work of the weary Washington Capitals.

11/30/2014

Members of the Washington Capitals celebrate a second period goal in front of goalie Chad Johnson #30 of the New York Islanders at Verizon Center on November 28, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Beat Streaking Islanders 5-2

The mood in the Washington dressing room between the first and second periods was quite somber after the host Capitals blew a two-goal lead to the streaking New York Islanders in less than a minute.

11/29/2014

Washington Redskins fans cheer during first quarter of their game against the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field.  (Photo by Molly Riley/Getty Images)

D.C. Sports Fan’s Thanksgiving List

It has been a tough stretch these past few months for D.C. sports fans. The Nationals made a quick exit from the playoffs, the Redskins realized that their franchise QB is a bust, Bradley Beal broke his wrist, and the Capitals got off to a slow start.

11/29/2014

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his game winning goal against goalie Reto Berra #20 of the Colorado Avalanche in the third period at Pepsi Center on November 20, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Capitals defeated the Avalanche 3-2.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Capitals PA Announcer Wes Johnson Simulates Ovi-to-Ovi-to-Ovi Call (Audio)

After Alex Ovechkin’s impossible goal Thursday, Capitals PA announcer Wes Johnson simulates on the radio what an Ovi-to-Ovi-to-Ovi goal would have sounded like had the Caps been playing at home.

11/21/2014

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 20: Alex Ovechkin celebrates his game winning goal against the Colorado Avalanche in the third period at Pepsi Center on November 20, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Capitals defeated the Avalanche 3-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ovechkin’s Late Goal Lifts Capitals Over Avalanche

Alex Ovechkin has scored plenty of pretty goals in his career. He even throws in some scrappy ones from time to time.

11/21/2014

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