Capitals archives

The Capitals want more offense from their defense
Through the first five games of the season, Washington’s coaching staff has been encouraging defensemen to get more involved with scoring. So far, so good.
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)
The Caps, well aware that two-game leads are surmountable, may have turned tide
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2016; 3:15 PM)
Desperate Capitals turn back Penguins, live to fight another day
(The Washington Post, May 7, 2016; 10:32 PM)
Patric Hornqvist’s overtime goal lifts Penguins past Capitals, 3-2
(The Washington Post, May 4, 2016; 11:35 PM)
Keep it simple, Caps. Don’t wait until it’s too late to use your size advantage.
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2016; 3:42 PM)
The Capitals need more from their second line, and they know it
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2016; 2:03 PM)
Ovechkin vs. Crosby: NHL stars cross in playoffs for first time since 2009
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2016; 3:39 PM)
Capitals eliminate Flyers in tense 1-0 victory, advance to second round of playoffs
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2016; 3:01 PM)
For a couple Caps, it’s weird seeing Dave Hakstol leading playoff-opponent Flyers
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2016; 6:25 PM)
Brian MacLellan is right at home, at the center of Capitals’ success
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2016; 8:08 PM)
Capitals clinch top seed in the East with win over Senators
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2016; 10:32 PM)
Evgeny Kuznetsov powers Capitals past Predators, 4-1
(The Washington Post, March 18, 2016; 10:06 PM)
Capitals taking opponents’ best shots during their rough stretch
(The Washington Post, March 13, 2016; 3:58 PM)
Newest Caps bonding with teammates on West Coast swing
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2016; 4:16 PM)
What’s Russian for ‘brilliant’? Evgeny Kuznetsov
(The Washington Post, March 3, 2016; 3:52 PM)