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Dan Girardi of the New York Rangers and Tim Gleason go after the puck during the third period the Rangers 3-1 win at Verizon Center on March 11. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Rangers Beat Caps, Move Into 1st Place in Metropolitan Division

New York Rangers goalie Cam Talbot found himself in a difficult spot, facing a 5-on-3 power play with two of the NHL’s top three scorers on the ice for the Washington Capitals.


Alex Ovechkin Gray Hair

Ovechkin Scores in Return, Capitals Defeat Sabres 6-1

Alex Ovechkin’s absence was brief. His impact upon his return was immediate.


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Capitals Fall to Wild 2-1 Without Ovechkin

Jason Pominville scored two third-period goals, Devan Dubnyk made 24 saves, and the Minnesota Wild rallied for a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.


Tyler Lewington #5 of the Medicine Hat Tigers. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

Caps Sign D Tyler Lewington to 3-Year, Entry-Level Contract

The Capitals have signed 20-year-old defenseman Tyler Lewington to a three-year, entry-level contract beginning the 2015-16 season, the team announced Wednesday.


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Brooks Laich Talks Being Healthy Scratched: ‘I Just Want to Play Better’

Rarely has Brooks Laich been healthy scratched as he was against Columbus. He talks being benched by Barry Trotz and his declining play.


Alex Ovechkin Gray Hair

Ovechkin’s 2 Goals Lift Capitals Past Blue Jackets, 5-3

Alex Ovechkin added to his NHL-leading total with two goals Tuesday night, leading the charge in a 5-3 victory over the Blue Jackets, Columbus’ seventh loss in a row.


Curtis Glencross. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

For Caps’ forward Curtis Glencross, Plenty of Real-life Complications after Trade

For Curtis Glencross — traded from from Calgary to Washington — the long trip to D.C. doesn’t come without plenty of real-life complications.


Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Scores Twice as Capitals Blank Maple Leafs 4-0

Alex Ovechkin’s offensive performance against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night was impressive.


Curtis Glencross #20 of the Calgary Flames tries to deflect the puck as Michal Neuvirth #30 of the Washington Capitals defends during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on October 26, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (credit: Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Flames Trade Glencross to Capitals, Claim Schlemko

The Calgary Flames have traded Curtis Glencross to the Washington Capitals.


The Caps have acquired Tim Gleason #6 of the Carolina Hurricanes for Jack Hillen and a fourth round pick. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Caps Acquire Hurricanes Gleason for Hillen, 4th Round Pick

The Washington Capitals have acquired Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason in exchange for defenseman Jack Hillen and a fourth round pick, the team announced Saturday.