Capitals Columns

Ted Leonsis’ confidence unshaken as he sticks with his plans
Happiness as a sports owner hasn’t come easy for Ted Leonsis, but that hasn’t slowed his pursuit.
 
Adam Oates handles media, but can he turn the Washington Capitals into champions?
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2012; 8:39 PM)
 
Adam Oates has the charm and the discipline to lift the Capitals again
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2012; 8:49 PM)
 
Ted Leonsis’s slow-build approach: Responsible or cheap?
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2012; 7:22 PM)
 
Washington Capitals, after missing another opportunity, have issues to settle
(The Washington Post, May 14, 2012; 7:05 PM)
 
Stanley Cup playoffs: Capitals lose series but gain an identity
(The Washington Post, May 12, 2012; 11:08 PM)
 
Washington Capitals Coach Dale Hunter may not be going anywhere, after all
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2012; 9:53 AM)
 
Washington Capitals’ changed attitude under Dale Hunter gives them a shot in 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs
(The Washington Post, May 5, 2012; 7:47 PM)
 
Washington Capitals’ overtime playoff losses can’t crush Woody’s spirit
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2012; 7:50 PM)
 
2012 NHL playoffs: For Washington Capitals, long night ends in disappointment
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2012; 12:47 AM)
 
For one glorious moment, it all came together for Washington’s sports teams
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2012; 6:58 PM)
 
2012 NHL playoffs: Capitals’ chance at Game 1 victory against Rangers vanishes in 90 seconds
(The Washington Post, April 28, 2012; 9:00 PM)
 
2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Twitter venom after Joel Ward goal undermines what should have been milestone moment
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2012; 8:50 PM)
 
For Washington pro sports teams, the skies are clearing
(The Washington Post, April 26, 2012; 8:13 PM)
 
2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Ted Leonsis’s summer is suddenly looking a lot more pleasant
(The Washington Post, April 26, 2012; 10:24 AM)
 
2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Dale Hunter keeps his cool as Capitals advance
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2012; 11:51 PM)
 
Capitals, Bruins seek to be team with demon advantage
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2012; 5:33 PM)
 
Capitals fans, burned before, have been left scarred
(The Washington Post, April 23, 2012; 7:58 PM)
 
Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins have differing Game 7 histories
(The Washington Post, April 22, 2012; 9:12 PM)
 
NHL playoffs 2012: Boston Bruins were fortunate to force Game 7 against the Washington Capitals
(The Washington Post, April 22, 2012; 9:07 PM)
 
Mike Knuble turns back time for the Washington Capitals, as Braden Holtby grows up before our eyes
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2012; 6:43 PM)
 
NHL playoffs: Capitals may have Bruins right where they want them
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2012; 10:21 AM)
 
2012 NHL playoffs: Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby is making a name for himself
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2012; 12:18 AM)
 
2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Capitals-Bruins series predictably gets chippy
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2012; 10:31 AM)
 
Caps vs. Bruins: Nicklas Backstrom deserves a spot in Game 4
(The Washington Post, April 16, 2012; 11:51 PM)
 
Capitals have a new attitude going into the NHL playoffs
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2012; 8:56 PM)
 
Washington Capitals have to fight their way into NHL playoffs. A good omen?
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2012; 2:40 PM)
 
Washington Capitals keep the faith in uneven season, and it pays off with NHL playoff berth
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2012; 11:31 PM)
 
Dale Hunter seems to lack any magic words for Washington Capitals
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2012; 2:15 PM)
 
Capitals shouldn’t panic, for this season or the future
(The Washington Post, March 7, 2012; 8:15 PM)
 
NHL trade deadline: For Capitals, no news might mean bad news
(The Washington Post, February 27, 2012; 7:30 PM)
 
Capitals have injuries, but their pain is becoming chronic
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2012; 8:22 PM)
 
George McPhee must do something big to turn Washington Capitals around
(The Washington Post, February 14, 2012; 2:16 PM)
 
Alex Ovechkin’s suspension was unfair; his reaction was uncool
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2012; 11:14 AM)
 
Washington sports in winter needs a spring thaw
(The Washington Post, January 10, 2012; 12:31 PM)
 
Caps collapse in third period of Game 3 loss to Lightning
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2011; 11:32 PM)
 
NHL playoffs 2011: Michal Neuvirth is the man of the moment for the Washington Capitals
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2011; 8:10 PM)
 
NHL playoffs: Capitals quiet raucous Madison Square Garden
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2011; 11:39 PM)
 
Capitals’ plan in NHL playoffs: Avoid a seven-game series at all costs
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2011; 10:55 PM)
 
Caps’ new plan faces growing pains with Game 3 loss to Rangers in New York
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2011; 9:10 PM)
 
Capitals remain disciplined in face off frustrating tactics by Sean Avery, Rangers in Game 2
(The Washington Post, April 16, 2011; 12:23 AM)
 
NHL playoffs: Capitals survive Rangers in battle of the goalies
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2011; 11:25 PM)
 
Caps’ homecoming: No floats, and no reason to gloat after loss to Hurricanes
(The Washington Post, March 29, 2011; 11:34 PM)
 
Vancouver Canucks’ position feels familiar to Washington Capitals
(The Washington Post, February 26, 2011; 11:25 AM)
 
Capitals’ Michal Neuvirth settles a score in shutout of Penguins
(The Washington Post, February 7, 2011; 9:00 AM)
 
To find what’s missing, do the Capitals need look inside or out?
(The Washington Post, February 2, 2011; 6:54 PM)
 
NHL All-Star Game captains have choice roles this year
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2011; 11:10 AM)