Kirilenko says she ended engagement

Tennis player Maria Kirilenko says she broke off her engagement with Capitals star Alex Ovechkin but still wishes him continued athletic success.

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Former Bears F Deschamps signs in Finland

Former Bears F Deschamps signs in Finland

Deschamps was one of three non-tendered UFAs from Washington this offseason.

Television slots, time changes for Caps

Television slots, time changes for Caps

Some minor scheduling news to power you through the dead period of summer.

Kirilenko says she ended engagement

Kirilenko says she ended engagement

Tennis player Maria Kirilenko says she broke off her engagement with Capitals star Alex Ovechkin but still wishes him continued athletic success.

Some NHL stats matter more than others

Some NHL stats matter more than others

Measuring shot efficiency in more important than calculating shot volume

A$AP Rocky wears Jaromir Jagr Capitals jersey in new music video

A$AP Rocky wears Jaromir Jagr Capitals jersey in new music video

Wear a throwback Jagr jersey, increase your street cred.

Alzner: Signings ‘huge’ for Capitals

Alzner: Signings ‘huge’ for Capitals

Speaking on the radio recently, defenseman Karl Alzner shares his thoughts on the new acquisitions and the massive contracts they signed with Washington.

Trotz, coaches talk ‘Capitals way’

Trotz, coaches talk ‘Capitals way’

So what exactly is the “Capitals way” everyone keeps talking about?

First-rounder Vrana signs with Capitals

First-rounder Vrana signs with Capitals

Vrana was drafted No. 13 overall this June by the Capitals, who plan to loan him back to Sweden this season.

Toronto Maple Leafs demanding that everyone in hockey come to their 100th birthday party

Toronto Maple Leafs demanding that everyone in hockey come to their 100th birthday party

Team with longest Stanley Cup drought wants to host all-star game, Winter Classic, NHL draft, hockey World Cup.

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Grading the Capitals free agent signings

Grading the Capitals free agent signings

The Post Sports Live crew examines the Capitals’ free agent signings of former Pittsburgh defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen.

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LeBron goes home, Nats mid-season evaluation, LaVar's last show

LeBron goes home, Nats mid-season evaluation, LaVar's last show

The Washington Post's Jonathan Forsythe, LaVar Arrington, Dan Steinberg and Mike Wise debate what LeBron James's return to Cleveland means for the balance of power in the East, predict whether Kevin Durant will also return to his hometown team of the Washington Wizards, and say farewell to LaVar as he leaves for the NFL Network.

Caps’ coaches bond at development camp

Caps’ coaches bond at development camp

“There’s no better way than standing up, watching some of our future Caps players going through the game process,” new assistant Todd Reirden said.

Capitals sign goalie prospect Vitek Vanecek

Washington locks up Czech netminder selected in second round of 2014 draft.

How will Caps’ defensive pairings look?

How will Caps’ defensive pairings look?

Assistant coach Todd Reirden said the Caps might be inclined to lean on familiarity, but preseason will offer an opportunity to test out their new expensive parts.

Defenseman Schmidt re-signs with Caps

Defenseman Schmidt re-signs with Caps

Schmidt appeared in 29 games with the Capitals last season as an undrafted free agent.

Leonsis, Niskanen talk Orpik

Leonsis, Niskanen talk Orpik

One more day of two more people talking about the controversial offseason Capitals signing.

Winding journey helped Haar mature, improve

“I played juniors, I played college, I played juniors before college. I’ve been all over the map,” the Caps prospect said.

Niskanen expects ‘really good fit’ with Caps

Niskanen expects ‘really good fit’ with Caps

After signing without visiting, the former Pittsburgh defenseman came to town to meet Capitals folk and find a new house.

Leonsis: New regime ‘all singing from the same songbook’

Leonsis: New regime ‘all singing from the same songbook’

Leonsis talks about the offseason free agency haul and committing nearly $70 million to three additions.

Leftovers from Caps development camp

Tidbits and stories from the week that was.

Burakovsky, Vrana dazzle in second scrimmage

Burakovsky, Vrana dazzle in second scrimmage

Burakovsky had two assists and a goal, while Vrana scored two goals for the victorious Red Team.

Bargains are still available in NHL free agency

Bargains are still available in NHL free agency

There are still some values to be had as the bigger names get snapped up.

Olympian Urbas looks for chance with Caps

One of three Capitals prospects born in the 1980s, Urbas is looking to break into NHL circles

Koules scripted new path toward dreams

Koules scripted new path toward dreams

The son of a movie producer and former NHL owner, Koules is at Capitals development camp just looking to be noticed.

Capitals try Burakovsky out at center

Capitals try Burakovsky out at center

Top prospect Andre Burakovsky scores a pair of goals in his debut at center during Red-White intrasquad scrimmage at Kettler Iceplex in Arlington.

Two Caps prospects building program at Penn State

Two Caps prospects building program at Penn State

Two years ago, the Nittany Lions were still at the club level. Now they have a fancy stadium -- and the student support to help.

Caps prospect has incredible beard

Caps prospect has incredible beard

This is mostly a story about beards, but some about hockey too.

Trotz finalizing plans for preseason

Trotz finalizing plans for preseason

The new Capitals coach is still figuring out how many prospects from developmental camp he plans to bring to training camp, though decisions should be made soon.

Despite NHL experience, Caps’ Carrick still has ‘awe factor’

Despite NHL experience, Caps’ Carrick still has ‘awe factor’

“Obviously things have changed a little bit here,” Carrick said. “It makes me even more excited to come back and get into it again. I cannot wait for camp. I am extremely excited.”

‘Not really a preppy white sport’

‘Not really a preppy white sport’

NHL scholarship winner Devan Abercrombie hopes to encourage more black kids to play hockey.

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