Capitals archives

Lars Eller lifting Caps’ third line just in time for his dad’s first mentors’ trip
Center’s father is weeks removed from coaching Denmark’s surprise run in World Junior Championships.
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)
Alex Ovechkin isn’t scoring as much. Should the Capitals be concerned?
(The Washington Post, December 22, 2016; 5:27 PM)
‘Miles’ from where he was, Dmitry Orlov is becoming dependable for Capitals
(The Washington Post, December 20, 2016; 4:52 PM)
Capitals’ Jakub Vrana, at last, is getting his shots at the NHL level
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2016; 3:07 PM)
Criticized by his coach, Ovechkin says he needs to take fewer penalties
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2016; 5:01 PM)
With a depleted roster and a tight salary cap, Capitals get creative
(The Washington Post, November 21, 2016; 3:57 PM)
Evgeny Kuznetsov, who led the Caps in scoring last season, is off to a slow start
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2016; 2:43 PM)
Capitals shake up forward lines, teaming Jay Beagle with Ovechkin
(The Washington Post, November 14, 2016; 3:02 PM)
Winnipeg’s Patrik Laine faces off against onetime idol Alex Ovechkin
(The Washington Post, October 31, 2016; 4:02 PM)
Capitals have lost back-to-back games for the first time in a year and a half
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2016; 2:51 PM)
The Capitals want more offense from their defense
(The Washington Post, October 25, 2016; 4:28 PM)
Capitals rookie Zach Sanford adjusts to life in the NHL
(The Washington Post, October 24, 2016; 12:45 PM)
Capitals’ Swedish trio share a common language and playing style
(The Washington Post, October 19, 2016; 3:48 PM)
Capitals want forward Tom Wilson to keep developing his offensive game
(The Washington Post, October 11, 2016; 4:44 PM)
Zach Sanford ready for graduate-level work with the Capitals
(The Washington Post, October 10, 2016; 5:02 PM)
Namaste, eh? Capitals embracing yoga as part of offseason fitness
(The Washington Post, October 3, 2016; 12:11 PM)
Caps welcome back Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov from Team Russia
(The Washington Post, September 28, 2016; 6:25 PM)
Todd Reirden getting perhaps a dress rehearsal running Capitals training camp
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2016; 4:47 PM)
Capitals open training camp with bitter memories lingering
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2016; 6:11 PM)
World Cup of Hockey gives nine Capitals a jump-start to season
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2016; 3:18 PM)
Lars Eller aims to make himself at home in Washington
(The Washington Post, July 5, 2016; 2:34 PM)
For young Russian hockey players, often there are no words
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2016; 4:34 PM)
There’s one tweak the Caps GM says needs to happen this offseason
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2016; 3:19 PM)
Choosing between regular season and playoff success is sports’ trick question
(The Washington Post, May 12, 2016; 3:17 PM)
Capitals must ponder whether to ‘fix’ a team that had few weaknesses
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2016; 3:15 PM)
Brooks Orpik returns from suspension when Capitals need him most
(The Washington Post, May 9, 2016; 3:18 PM)