• Analysis

A promising start was squandered, and Game 2 suddenly appeared to become the beginning of the end for the Capitals' Stanley Cup dreams as they head to Pittsburgh down two games to none.

The return of the speedy forward could create matchup problems for the Capitals.

Connolly, a 15-goal scorer during the regular season, has had limited ice time this postseason.

Caps rank first, Redskins rank last in fan experience survey of D.C. teams

D.C.'s average fan satisfaction index ranks eighth among the 11 markets surveyed by J.D. Power.

Unprecedented D.C. sports equinox could happen if Nats reach World Series

The Redskins, Capitals and Wizards are all scheduled to play on Oct. 29. Game 5 of the World Series is also that day.

  • Perspective

Amid offseason upheaval, Capitals’ GM says: ‘We’ve got a good team.’

Brian MacLellan explains Washington’s offseason moves following a hugely disappointing loss in the second round of last season’s Stanley Cup playoffs.

With the Capitals and Penguins playing each other in this second-round series, Bonino and Shattenkirk — the best man at his wedding — have to put their close friendship aside.

In six playoff games against Washington last season, he scored three goals and four assists.

The goaltender, as usual, provided the most honest and thorough assessment of his own play.

Nick Bonino helped edge the Capitals in Game 1. Does that sound familiar?

Rookie Jake Guentzel, playing alongside Sidney Crosby, has scored in eight of the last 10 games for the Penguins.

This will be Alzner's fifth straight game out of the lineup. “We're not going to put him at risk,” Coach Barry Trotz said.

In the last three games of Washington's first-round series against Toronto, Connolly played fewer than seven minutes per contest.

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