Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals C Nicklas Backstrom Could Miss 4-5 GamesWashington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is expected to miss a handful of games at the start of the NHL season as he works his way back from hip surgery.
Coach Barry Trotz Insists Capitals Really are a Different TeamDespite familiar results in 2014-15, Barry Trotz insists this Capitals team is different and ready to make its own history.
Justin Williams Doesn't Like His 'Mr. Game 7' NicknameCapitals' winger Justin Williams has the nickname 'Mr. Game 7' for a reason. Only problem? He doesn't like it.
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Report: Former Caps GM Hired by New York IslandersFormer Capitals GM George McPhee has been hired by a division rival, per report.
Alex Ovechkin Received a Sheep, Not a Ship, For His 30th BirthdayAlex Ovechkin's story of a gift he received for his 30th birthday confused a whole lot of people.
Alex Ovechkin and Russian Model Nastya Shubskaya Are EngagedLove is in the air in the Washington Capitals locker room -- captain Alex Ovechkin announced he is engaged to Russian model Nastya Shubskaya.
Alex Ovechkin Vows to Play In 2018 OlympicsWith no agreement for NHL players to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics, Caps star Alex Ovechkin is taking matters into his own hands.
Capitals, Wizards, Mystics Join Virtual Reality Training RevolutionA generation of professional athletes raised on video games will now be able to train in a simulated 3-D virtual reality.
Capitals Re-Sign Marcus Johansson to One-Year DealThe Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Marcus Johansson to a one-year, $3.75 million contract, the team announced late Friday night.
Capitals Defenseman Brooks Orpik Has Wrist SurgeryWashington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik underwent wrist surgery Tuesday, according to a statement from the team.
Capitals Give Holtby Validation He Needs with 5-year ExtensionFor Braden Holtby, signing a five-year extension was as much about validation as it was securing his financial future.