Capitals archives

For George McPhee, NHL expansion draft isn’t personal. It’s just business.
Former Capitals GM has a lot of leverage as the man in charge of Vegas’ hockey franchise, and he intends to use it.
 
Like fingerprints, each D.C. sports team’s frustration is unique
(The Washington Post, May 17, 2017; 1:13 PM)
 
A decade of Caps’ successes and failures have one thing in common: Alex Ovechkin
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2017; 2:50 PM)
 
For Capitals and their fans, a familiar sound and fury . . . amounting to nothing
(The Washington Post, May 10, 2017; 11:27 PM)
 
Frustrated Capitals lament the lamp they never lit
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2017; 12:20 AM)
 
Sidney Crosby’s concussion shakes Pittsburgh, and all of hockey
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2017; 5:41 PM)
 
The Capitals head to Pittsburgh trailing 0-2. The worst thing they can do is panic.
(The Washington Post, April 30, 2017; 5:56 PM)
 
Capitals have every reason to feel confident — unless they lose Game 2
(The Washington Post, April 28, 2017; 2:31 PM)
 
This series is more than Alex Ovechkin vs. Sidney Crosby. Oh, who are we kidding?
(The Washington Post, April 26, 2017; 1:15 PM)
 
‘It’s a pinball machine out there,’ and Capitals’ Braden Holtby has been on tilt
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2017; 12:48 PM)
 
Those who know Capitals’ playoff history are condemned to be haunted by it
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2017; 5:41 PM)
 
William Nylander was raised by the Capitals. Now, he’s trying to eliminate them.
(The Washington Post, April 16, 2017; 5:33 PM)
 
For Dave Strader, a.k.a. ‘The Voice,’ NHL playoffs are an escape from chemotherapy
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2017; 12:19 PM)
 
Evgeny Kuznetsov may be the key to the Capitals’ postseason
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2017; 4:26 PM)
 
Safety in net: Braden Holtby brings stability where Capitals once had uncertainty
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2017; 1:08 PM)
 
At Verizon Center, four teams, three playing surfaces, two playoffs and one busy crew
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2017; 2:39 PM)
 
Washington is being treated to a rare delight: NBA and NHL ‘pennant races’
(The Washington Post, March 30, 2017; 12:24 PM)
 
In a transient profession, this coach has been entrenched in Washington
(The Washington Post, March 21, 2017; 5:55 PM)
 
Three D.C. teams make capital improvements that could signal era of prosperity
(The Washington Post, March 8, 2017; 7:07 AM)
 
Kevin Shattenkirk trade is a bold leap. Don’t look down, Caps fans.
(The Washington Post, February 28, 2017; 4:02 PM)
 
Kevin Shattenkirk trade shows only a Stanley Cup will be enough for Capitals
(The Washington Post, February 28, 2017; 12:25 PM)
 
Amid Washington’s sports renaissance, the Capitals are in a league of their own
(The Washington Post, February 8, 2017; 4:08 PM)
 
No worries for Capitals’ Marcus Johansson, who is scoring on career-high pace
(The Washington Post, February 6, 2017; 3:59 PM)
 
Philipp Grubauer has 38 saves as Capitals cruise to 5-0 victory over Kings
(The Washington Post, February 5, 2017; 3:22 PM)
 
Nicklas Backstrom gets no attention, and it’s all his fault
(The Washington Post, February 3, 2017; 4:20 PM)
 
Lars Eller lifting Caps’ third line just in time for his dad’s first mentors’ trip
(The Washington Post, January 20, 2017; 2:33 PM)
 
Capitals score four goals early in third period to beat Flyers for ninth straight win
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2017; 3:54 PM)
 
In D.C. sports, winter is always coming before we’re ready for it
(The Washington Post, January 6, 2017; 7:01 AM)
 
Washington Capitals get scoring from every line in rout of New Jersey Devils
(The Washington Post, December 31, 2016; 4:11 PM)
 
Nicklas Backstrom, approaching 500 assists, is revered by the players he sets up
(The Washington Post, December 26, 2016; 2:36 PM)