WASHINGTON CAPITALS NEWS

Capitals Pulse: Trotz, Caps stars return to Nashville

Just over one week removed from the All-Star break, the Caps return to Nashville. Join in the conversation here with Capitals Pulse while you watch on CSN. Stick around for the postgame show immediately following the game.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

AAA Keys to the Game: Capitals vs. Predators

Braden Holtby and Pekka Rinne have been heavily influenced by goaltending guru Mitch Korn. Tonight they'll go head-to-head on CSN.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Johansson ready to return for Capitals?

Marcus Johansson centered the Capitals' third line at Tuesday's morning skate. Catch the action tonight on CSN.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Holtby discusses when nature calls

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby talks to Sports Illustrated about the challenges of dealing with when natures calls during the middle of a game.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brodeur on Capitals' Holtby: 'He reminds me of me a lot'

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby received quite the compliment from four-time Vezina Trophy winner Martin Brodeur over the weekend.With Brodeur in attendance at the Prudential Center, the two joined New Jersey Devils netminder Cory Schneider during an awkward ceremonial puck drop prior to Saturday's contest between the Metropolitan Division rivals. Holtby gave the future...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Burakovsky has Caps' second line humming

Capitals left wing Andre Burakovsky is celebrating his 21st birthday with a seven-game scoring streak.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Not Looking Beyond Tomorrow in Grueling Remaining Schedule

WASHINGTON — With a 15-point lead over the second place New York Rangers, the Washington Capitals are set to embark on the toughest stretch of their schedule, a 31-game blitzkrieg to be played out over the next 62 days. That is, to be sure, one game every two days until the conclusion of the regular season. Despite that grueling pace, top-line winger T.J. Oshie says the Caps aren’t...
Via CBS DC
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL-leading Capitals aim to end troubling power-play drought

WASHINGTON (AP) The Capitals are winners of three in a row and sitting pretty atop the NHL, so not much seems to be going wrong for Washington. They do however have one glaring problem - power-play goals - and it is something coach Barry Trotz hopes to fix sooner rather than later. Washington is 0 for their last 17 and haven't scored a power-play goal since Jan. 19 after consistently...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Caps counting on healthy Johansson, Orpik

The Capitals are hoping Marcus Johansson can return to action during this week's road trip. Brooks Orpik might not be far behind.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Capitals-Predators Preview

The Washington Capitals came up short in both attempts to beat coach Barry Trotz's former team last season but would appear to have the upper hand this time against a Nashville Predators team clinging to a playoff spot. The Capitals look to add to their league-leading point total with a fourth win in row Tuesday night in Nashville. Washington lost 4-3 in each of its two matchups...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Caps Give Fans a Fresh New Mobile Game

The Washington Capitals announced that they have partnered with Subway, where you can win prizes by “scratching” off Caps logos on your phone. If you match 3 like prizes you earn a prize. Prizes range from watching a game in a suite, or having a viewing party at a Caps practice, to just getting free […]
Via Capitals Outsider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Connor Carrick, Paul Carey re-assigned to AHL

The return of both players is an encouraging sign about the progressing health of defenseman Brooks Orpik and center Marcus Johansson.
Via Capitals Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Re-assign Carey and Carrick to Hershey

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Paul Carey and defenseman Connor Carrick to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Care...
Via NHL.com - Capitals
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Partner with Subway to Launch Instant Win Game

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals announced today a new partnership with Subway restaurants that includes the launch of the Washington Capitals Instant Win Mobile Scratch Off Game. Capitals fans in the Washington, D.C., area will have th...
Via NHL.com - Capitals
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin seems to enjoy playing on Super Bowl Sunday

Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal in the Capitals’ 3-2 win over the Flyers on Sunday, marking the second consecutive year that Ovechkin, who has reached that milestone in each of his first 11 seasons, did so on the day of the Super Bowl. The Capitals captain has made it something of a habit of shining — […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Capitals flirting with historic NHL season

The Capitals are the only team in the NHL this season without back-to-back losses in regulation. The last team to do it won the Cup.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

With 30th goal, Ovechkin joins elite company in Caps win

WASHINGTON -- Matt Niskanen scored a goal that wowed the Washington Capitals bench, and Alex Ovechkin scored an atypical goal that put him in elite company in hockey history.Behind a highlight-reel goal from Niskanen and Ovechkin's 30th of the season, the Capitals came back to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in their traditional Super Bowl Sunday matchup. Ovechkin joined Wayne...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Niskanen: 'I really wanted to pass that puck'

Matt Niskanen channeled his inner Bobby Orr on Sunday with his incredible game-winning goal. It was a play that took everyone on both teams by surprise.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Niskanen nets the game-winner in Capitals’ 3-2 victory against Flyers

It was fitting that a defenseman get the glory in a game when the penalty kill was the unsung hero.
Via Capitals Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Niskanen goes coast to coast for the game-winning goal

Matt Niskanen breaks the tie against the Flyers, which eventually led to the Capitals win.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin Scores His 30th, for the 11th Straight Year

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the season Sunday, becoming only the third player in NHL history to reach the 30-goal plateau in 11 consecutive seasons.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin ties the game for the Caps

Alex Ovechkin puts the Capitals on the board and ties the game.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps Host Super Kids Day!

The Washington Capitals hosted the final Caps Kids Day of the season Sunday afternoon at Verizon Center.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AAA Keys to the Game: Capitals vs. Flyers

The Capitals (37-9-4, 78 points) will take on the Flyers (23-18-9, 55 points) today in a Super Bowl matinee beginning at noon (NBC). Here are our AAA Keys to the Game.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LIVE: Caps host Flyers

The Capitals are looking for their third straight win as they take on the Flyers. Stream it via NBC Sports Live Extra.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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