Washington Capitals

Braden Holtby shuts outs the Rangers in Game 3

Holtby Shutout, Beagle Goal Help Caps Regain Series Lead from Rangers

Braden Holtby’s relentless netminding helps the Capitals regain the series lead from the Rangers.

05/05/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 04: The Washington Capitals celebrate after defeating the New York Rangers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Washington Capitals won, 1-0. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Holtby’s Shutout, Beagle’s Goal Lift Caps Over Rangers 1-0

Braden Holtby made 30 saves Monday night for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle scored his first goal of this postseason, giving the Washington Capitals a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers.

05/04/2015

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Rangers Hate Loss, Loathe Ovi-Messier Comparisons

In an industry that relies on comparisons, New York fans and media are largely bristling at the suggestion Ovechkin plays like Messier.

05/01/2015

Alex Ovechkin Celebrates with Capitals teammates

Caps: We Are Finally the Bullies

As skilled as some of the Caps playoff teams have been since 2007, they have never been able to get past the Conference Semifinals

05/01/2015

Joel Ward celebrates with Capitals teammates after scoring game-winning goal

LISTEN: The Junkies React With Inhuman Tones to Joel Ward’s Game-winning Goal

Joel Ward’s game-winning goal shocked the human being right out of The Sports Junkies.

05/01/2015

Joel Ward mobbed by Capitals teammates after winning Game 1

Watch Twitter Erupt Upon Joel Ward’s Last-Seconds Game-Winning Goal

The instantaneous reaction to Joel Ward’s game-winning Capitals-Rangers Game 1 goal says everything about being a Capitals fan. Savor this moment.

05/01/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30:  Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals is mobbed by his teammates after scoring the game winning goal at 19:58 as against the New York Rangers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 30, 2015 in New York City.  Capitals defeated the Rangers 2-1.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Ward Scores With 1.3 Seconds Left, Caps Beat Rangers 2-1

Joel Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night in Game 1 of their second-round series.

04/30/2015

Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals kisses the Hart Trophy following the 2009 NHL Awards at the Palms Casino Resort.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images for NHL)

Ovechkin, Price, Tavares Finalists for Hart Memorial Trophy

Washington forward Alex Ovechkin, Montreal goalie Carey Price and New York Islanders forward John Tavares are the finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player.

04/29/2015

Barry Trotz speaks with the media following a 2-1 victory against the New York Islanders in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Barry Trotz: Winning Will Be ‘Contagious’ in New Era for D.C. Sports

The days of dwelling on losing and the past are over in D.C., says Capitals coach Barry Trotz: “This is a new era.”

04/28/2015

New York Rangers Tweeting in Lowe-case letters

NEW YORK RANGERS TWITTER ACCOUNT DISCONTINUES CAPITAL LETTERS

Twitter is going to look so dumb during the Washington Capitals-New York Rangers Eastern Conference semifinal.

04/28/2015

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