Sweeping changes could be in store for the Capitals after they ended their season without a playoff appearance for the first time since 2007.
For the Capitals, the 2013-14 season will be remembered as an utter disappointment. With a pivotal offseason to come, what led to their demise?
Washington has made six consecutive postseason appearances, tied for the fourth-longest active streak in the league entering this season. But the Capitals could be eliminated from playoff contention as early as Tuesday night.
With the Caps out of a playoff spot with six regular-season games remaining, each teammate is fighting the urge to carry the load single-handedly.
Alex Ovechkin was held without a single even-strength point in March. His ongoing 15-game drought without an even-strength goal is the longest of his career.
Caps center Nicklas Backstrom absorbed a heavy check in Tuesday's game, but he says he'll play in Saturday's game against the Bruins.
The Capitals’ postseason hopes have been bolstered by last week’s successful trip through California. Considering their knack for flourishing down the stretch, such a streak should not come as a surprise.
The Capitals will spend the next week traversing California, running a three-game gauntlet against some of the NHL’s best teams.
Capitals goaltender Holtby struggled through a midseason slump and has recently spent more time on the bench than in the crease.
Early Sunday morning, roughly 50 people gathered around the edges of the Capitals’ practice rink in Arlington just to catch a glimpse of Evgeny Kuznetsov.