Washington Capitals

Dmitri Orlov (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Caps Orlov Breaks Arm At Hockey World Championships

Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitri Orlov sustained a fractured arm during Russia’s 6-1 victory over the United States Monday at the hockey world championships in Minsk, Belarus.

05/13/2014

Former Caps GM George McPhee (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

McPhee: Caps Could Reach Finals In Next 3 Years

George McPhee says he could sense the Washington Capitals were going to get rid of him as general manager, but he thinks the team is set up to reach the Stanley Cup finals “sometime in the next three years.”

04/28/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 02: Head coach Adam Oates of the Washington Capitals watches the game during the second period against the Florida Panthers at the Verizon Center on November 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Capitals Fire Coach Adam Oates, Release GM George McPhee

The Washington Capitals have fired coach Adam Oates and will not renew the contract of general manager George McPhee after failing to make the NHL playoffs for the first time since 2007.

04/26/2014

After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007, Capitals star Alex Ovechkin says the team is in the "middle of nowhere." (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ovechkin: Capitals Are In ‘Middle Of Nowhere’

The Washington Capitals have not made any changes immediately after missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007.

04/14/2014

Memebers of the Washington Capitals look on from the bench during the second period of their 4-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center on November 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals Eliminated from Playoffs for First Time in 7 Seasons

The Washington Capitals were eliminated from the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons on Wednesday night.

04/10/2014

Ovi for DL

Ovechkin Nets 50th Goal, Capitals Top Blues

Alex Ovechkin became the 11th player in NHL history to score 50 or more goals in a season five times, and the Washington Capitals kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the slumping St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Tuesday night.

04/08/2014

Alex Ovechkin (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Looking At Caps Playoff Chances

Even if the Washington Capitals go undefeated in the final four games of the season, the chances of Adam Oates’ club sneaking into the playoffs is less than 50-50.

04/07/2014

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby reacts after giving up a shorthanded goal to the Dallas Stars' Ryan Garbutt in the third period during an NHL game at Verizon Center on April 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Caps Lay Egg at Home in 5-0 Loss to Stars

Tyler Seguin scored his 33rd goal, Dustin Jeffrey got his first two of the season, and the Dallas Stars routed the Washington Capitals 5-0 Tuesday night in a game between a pair of ninth-place teams trying to leapfrog into a playoff spot.

04/01/2014

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Predators Beat Capitals 4-3 in Shootout

This time, the shootout win went to the Nashville Predators.

03/31/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: Goalie Jaroslav Halak #41 of the Washington Capitals sits in the net after Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings scored a goal to give the Kings a 5-4 shootout win at Verizon Center on March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kings Come Back to Beat Caps 5-4 in Shootout

Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter scored in the shootout, and the Los Angeles Kings came back after allowing Alex Ovechkin’s two early power-play goals to beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Tuesday night.

03/25/2014

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