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T.J. Oshie notches a hat trick as the Capitals win a wild one over the Senators, 7-5

T.J. Oshie scored three times, Alex Ovechkin added a pair of goals, and the Capitals won a wild one, 7-5, in Ottawa.
  • Oct 25, 2021

Rookie defenseman Martin Fehervary is off to a strong start on the Capitals’ top pair

Martin Fehervary scored his first NHL goal Saturday. “I feel every game more confident,” he said.
  • Oct 24, 2021

Capitals overcome three-goal deficit but fall in OT to Flames

Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov helped the Capitals claw back but Elias Lindholm finished his hat trick with an OT winner to lift the visitors.
  • Oct 23, 2021

Capitals’ strong start continues with a convincing win over the Devils

Anthony Mantha gets the visitors going early and Daniel Sprong's highlight-reel breakaway in the second period turns the momentum.
  • Oct 21, 2021

Evgeny Kuznetsov is off to a promising start for the Capitals. Can it last?

“[Tuesday] was just a really good game for him, his speed and his skating on his puck possession is really on point right now … he answered his bell,” Coach Peter Laviolette said of Kuznetsov.
  • Oct 20, 2021

Evgeny Kuznetsov breaks out with a pair of goals as the Capitals rout the Avalanche

Kuznetsov scored twice, Alex Ovechkin got No. 734 with an empty-netter, and Ilya Samsonov scored the win in his season debut.
  • Oct 19, 2021

Connor McMichael has waited his turn to join the Capitals’ lineup. It might have arrived.

Hendrix Lapierre played the first two games of the season as the Capitals' third-line center. Connor McMichael could get his shot Tuesday against the Avalanche.
  • Oct 18, 2021

Caps lean on Alex Ovechkin, are let down by power play in OT loss to the Lightning

Alex Ovechkin scored again but the Caps sputtered with the man advantage and saw their previously hot goaltender give up the decisive goal in overtime against the defending champs.
  • Oct 16, 2021

Hendrix Lapierre still has a lot to learn. He has found a mentor in T.J. Oshie.

Hendrix Lapierre, 19, won the third-line center job with Nicklas Backstrom on long-term injured reserve to start the season.
  • Oct 14, 2021