Washington Capitals

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals is pictured. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hurricanes Blank the Capitals 3-0

Anton Khudobin stopped 28 shots to earn his first shutout of the season in the Hurricanes’ 3-0 win over the Washington Capitals on Friday night.


Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals

Malkin’s 3 Assists Lead Penguins Past Capitals 4-3

After losing their first three matchups with the Washington Capitals this season, the Pittsburgh Penguins regained some balance against their division rival.


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WATCH: Caps Tom Wilson Thrown Into Penguins Bench, Mayhem Ensues

It’s Rivalry Night, so of course a heated match between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins is expected.


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Capitals Get Early Fire Alarm Wake-up Call in Philly; Trotz Jokingly Blames Flyers Fans

The Capitals, on short rest, received an unexpected early-morning fire alarm wake-up call; Barry Trotz jokingly blamed Philly fans.


Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Flyers Top Capitals 3-2 on Del Zotto’s Late Goal

Michael Del Zotto scored late in the third period Sunday, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.


Ryan Strome #18 of the New York Islanders skates off the ice as goalie Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after the Capitals won 3-2 in a shootout at Verizon Center on February 21, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Holtby Shines as Capitals Edge Islanders 3-2 in Shootout

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the lone goal in a shootout, Braden Holtby had 30 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 3-2 Saturday for their fourth straight victory.


Alex Ovechkin moves the puck past Tobias Enstrom #39 of the Winnipeg Jets during the first period at Verizon Center on February 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Backstrom Scores Twice, Capitals Defeat Jets 5-1

The Washington Capitals know center Nicklas Backstrom isn’t going to beat his own drum.


Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals

Alex Ovechkin, Accused of Diving, Cracks Bald Joke at Ducks’ Ryan Getzlaf

Alex Ovechkin, after being accused of ‘diving,’ cracks back at Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf with a bald joke.


Joel Ward skates with the puck against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on February 17, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Matt Kincaid/Getty Images)

Capitals Edge Penguins in Chippy 3-1 Win

Alexander Ovechkin insists he saw the puck, put his hands together and tried to give it a whack, only to see Kris Letang’s right foot get in the way at the last second.


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

Alex Ovechkin’s 2 Goals Help Capitals Beat Ducks 5-3

Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals drew a rare standing-room-only crowd in their only visit to Anaheim this season.