Washington Capitals

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps Suffer First Regulation Loss of Season to Oilers

Ben Scrivens covered up for his teammates’ late defensive lapses to help the Edmonton Oilers hand the Washington Capitals their first regulation loss of the season.

10/23/2014

Brooks Laich of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Brooks Laich on Latest Injury: ‘I’m Sick and Tired of Missing Hockey Games’

Brooks Laich, who’s missed 70 games due to injury over the last two seasons, will have to miss three more after suffering a shoulder injury Saturday. “I’m sick and tired of missing hockey games.”

10/21/2014

Goalie Justin Peters #35 of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Score 3 Goals in SO, Beat Panthers 2-1

Alex Ovechkin played his weakest game of the season, Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz said.

10/19/2014

Alex Ovechkin #8 (C) of the Washington Capitals celebrates with Matt Niskanen #2 after scoring a second period goal against the San Jose Sharks at Verizon Center on October 14, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Barry Trotz: Capitals Have Bought In, Want to ‘Do Something Special’

Barry Trotz talks about the easy decision to move Alex Ovechkin back to the left side, and how the Capitals have ‘bought in’ early, wanting to “do something special” in the 2014-15 season.

10/17/2014

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Listen to Danny Rouhier Debut His John Walton Impression to John Walton

It took three years, but radio host and comedian Danny Rouhier finally braved up and tried out his John Walton impression to John Walton.

10/17/2014

Alex Ovechkin celebrates after scoring a goal. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ovechkin, Holtby Help Capitals Beat Devils, 6-2

Alex Ovechkin scored in his third straight game, Braden Holtby made 26 saves and the Washington Capitals beat New Jersey 6-2 on Thursday night, handing the Devils their first loss.

10/16/2014

Chris Tierney of the San Jose Sharks tries to pass the puck around Mike Green (right) of the Washington Capitals during the second period at Verizon Center on Oct. 14, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Rally For Point, Lose in Shootout to Sharks

The Sharks led 3-0 in the first period, 4-1 in the second, and 5-3 late in the third before Washington’s Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored 1:16 apart to tie the game with 4:35 remaining in regulation.

10/14/2014

Alex Ovechkin celebrates after scoring a goal. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Lifts Caps to 4-0 Win Over Bruins

If the Washington Captials can combine Alex Ovechkin’s scoring with strong defense every game, coach Barry Trotz will be enjoying a lot of victories this season.

10/12/2014

The Washington Capitals lost to the Montreal Canadiens in a shootout in their season opener. (Photo: Chuck Carroll/All-News 99.1)

Plekanec, Canadiens Top Capitals 2-1 in Shootout

Tomas Plekanec scored his third goal of the young season, and the Montreal Canadiens recovered from a slow start Thursday night for a 2-1 shootout win over the Washington Capitals and new coach Barry Trotz.

10/09/2014

Andre Burakovsky scores his first career goal in his NHL debut for the Washington Capitals. (Screen grab via NHL.com)

Rookie Andre Burakovsky Scores in NHL Debut to Give Capitals Early Lead (Video)

It didn’t take long for 19-year-old Capitals rookie Andrew Burakovsky to score a goal in his NHL debut. That came in less than 7 minutes.

10/09/2014

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