Washington Capitals

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.

03/12/2015

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.

03/08/2015

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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.

03/05/2015

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.

03/04/2015

broosk laich handles the puck

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.

03/04/2015

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.

03/03/2015

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.

03/02/2015

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.

03/02/2015

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.

03/01/2015

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.

02/28/2015

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