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For three members of the Capitals — including defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen — Saturday’s game in Pittsburgh will be a homecoming of sorts.
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Any anger, Wilson said, was directed at himself, because he saw the benching coming.
Czech goaltender Vitek Vanecek allowed five goals on opening day and Canadian defenseman Madison Bowey had two assists in the nightcap
The two former Penguins defensemen speak to re-signing with Pittsburgh, adjusting to life in Washington and the nebulous idea of organizational loyalty.
Devils President and General Manager Lou Lamoriello confirmed the new Friday, but did not say why the decision was made.
A total of 20 NHL players across various teams have now come down with the virus.
With two players and one coach returning to their old team, Washington will be rested after the holidays to face the Metropolitan Division-leading Penguins
Equipment manager Brock Myles has tried to anticipate every possible detail as the Capitals prepare for the Winter Classic at Nationals Park on New Year’s Day.
A time-lapse video shows layers of metal, wood and water spreading across the infield.
Lauren Santora ate breakfast and skated with her favorite player.
“Yeah I always think when you lose a game, you’d like to play again the next day,” defenseman Matt Niskanen said. “But it’s Christmas. We’ll take the time off for sure.”
That’s no ordinary security guard.
Plus notes on Andre Burakovsky’s return and how goaltender Braden Holtby handled the back-to-back.
Nationals Park will be selling the District Duel, which is a foot-long half smoke topped with Chicago style slow roasted Italian beef, at the Winter Classic.
The best moments from the second episode of Epix’s four-part series.
The Capitals emerged listless, then got worse in the second period, then rallied before falling in regulation for the first time since Dec. 2.
Washington’s nine-game run ends with a 4-2 loss in New York as third-period rally comes up short.
Braden Holtby will start both games of the back-to-back, while Andre Burakovsky and Nate Schmidt return to the lineup.
Only two points separate the Capitals from their Interstate 95 rivals, and that’s because Washington has played two more overtime games than the Rangers.
Images of Ward and Marian Hossa will greet fans at the Navy Yard station.
Architectural rendering features a lot of snow.
Washington’s recent surge had come primarily at even strength, but Nicklas Backstrom’s power play goal snapped an 0-for-9 stretch and moved the Capitals’ points streak to nine games.
“It was a muffin,” Beagle said, after scoring the first goal in the Capitals’ 2-1 win. “I missed my shot. But it went in. So I’ll take it.”
Plus notes on another benching for Tom Wilson and Mike Green rebounding from a costly gaffe.
Washington’s goalie makes 38 saves and center scores the go-ahead power-play goal in a 2-1 victory over Ottawa.
It seemed like the perfect opportunity for him to finally attend his first NHL game while in office, but just one problem: He will still be vacationing in Hawaii.
A brief stop home before New York City, then the holiday break, then two more Metropolitan Division showdowns before the New Year.
Holtby will also wear vintage-looking pads for outdoor game.
The Red Wings are being paced offensively yet again by Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk, neither of whom seem to have noticed that they are in their mid-thirties.
Holtby recorded his second shutout of the season last weekend, but will the Capitals stick with him over this pre-Christmas back-to-back?
With more than 1,100 games under Ryan Zimmerman’s big league belt, how does the Nationals star prepare for 162 games in 182 days?
Inside the season with the nation’s top-rated football prospect, Woodbridge’s Da’Shawn Hand.
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