For Capitals, injury woes continue to mount with punishing loss in Calgary

Goaltender Darcy Kuemper and defenseman Martin Fehervary were knocked out of a 5-2 loss in Calgary as the Capitals' injured list continues to grow.

By Samantha PellDecember 4, 2022

Erik Gustafsson, a low-risk signing, has delivered for the Capitals

Something of an under-the-radar signing this offseason, Gustafsson has thrived in the wake of an injury to Dmitry Orlov, earning increased ice time.

By Samantha PellDecember 3, 2022

Capitals’ offense fizzles after fast start in overtime loss to Kraken

Martin Fehervary and Conor Sheary staked Washington to an early two-goal advantage, but the Capitals couldn't sustain their momentum and fell in Seattle, 3-2.

By Samantha PellDecember 2, 2022

Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov, still on IR, joins team in Seattle

The blue liner was not expected to be activated before Thursday's game against the Kraken, but he was a full participant in the morning skate.

By Samantha PellDecember 1, 2022

On another record-breaking night for Alex Ovechkin, Capitals roll in Vancouver

The Capitals' captain scores two first-period goals against the Canucks to surpass Wayne Gretzky for the most goals on the road in NHL history with 403.

By Samantha PellNovember 30, 2022

Billionaire Jeff Skoll joins Monumental Sports as minority investor

Skoll, 57, earned his fortune as eBay's first full-time hire and president.

By Ava WallaceNovember 29, 2022

Capitals’ second line is finding chemistry and heating up

The trio of T.J. Oshie, Sonny Milano and Evgeny Kuznetsov created numerous offensive opportunities in games against Philadelphia, Calgary and New Jersey.

By Samantha PellNovember 29, 2022

Slow starts, especially on the road, have kept the Caps chasing the game

In its past four road losses, Washington did not lead at any point.

By Samantha PellNovember 28, 2022

Caps have no answers for old friend Vitek Vanecek or new star Jack Hughes

Washington's former goalie stopped 38 of 39 shots and New Jersey's Jack Hughes tallied a natural hat trick in a 5-1 win over the visitors.

By Samantha PellNovember 26, 2022

Capitals fire on all cylinders, beat back Flames

Washington's veterans spark a 3-0 win with goals from T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov and strong netminding from Darcy Kuemper.

By Samantha PellNovember 25, 2022

Alex Ovechkin’s overtime winner snaps the Capitals’ four-game skid

After Sonny Milano tied it late in regulation, the captain notched his 790th career goal 64 seconds into overtime to send Philadelphia home unhappy.

By Samantha PellNovember 23, 2022

In Washington, Capitals’ Conor Sheary has found a team that values him

Sheary desperately needed to find an organization that valued his versatility and trusted him on both ends of the ice. He found that in Washington.

By Samantha PellNovember 23, 2022
CapitalsPerspective

For the hurting Capitals, the first quarter of the season has been painful

A quarter of the way into the season, Washington finds itself in the unfamiliar position of trying to dig out.

By Barry SvrlugaNovember 22, 2022

Capitals no match for the champs, fall to Avs for fourth straight loss

The 4-0 loss at Capital One Arena left Washington sitting seventh in the eight-team Metropolitan Division.

By Samantha PellNovember 19, 2022

Capitals scramble out of an early hole but end up faltering in the shootout

Washington faced a 3-0 deficit early and a 4-2 shortcoming late before St. Louis notched a 5-4 win in the tiebreaker.

By Samantha PellNovember 18, 2022

Monumental Sports halts promotion of FTX; Wizards giveaways will continue

The Wizards, Capitals and Mystics are in line to cut ties with the failed crypto exchange.

By Ava WallaceNovember 17, 2022

Capitals’ bumpy road trip continues with a 5-2 loss to the Panthers

Two nights after an ugly loss to Tampa Bay, the Capitals hung with Florida but still fell short as their skid continued.

By Samantha PellNovember 15, 2022

Caps take a beating in the rematch as the Lightning strikes early and often

Two days after the Capitals routed Tampa Bay in Washington, the teams reconvened in Florida and flipped the script.

By Samantha PellNovember 13, 2022

Capitals’ Nicolas Aube-Kubel gets three-game ban for hit on Cal Foote

The winger will miss the entirety of a three-game trip, including Sunday's rematch with the Lightning in Tampa.

By Samantha PellNovember 12, 2022

Capitals thump Lightning in a chippy one as Sonny Milano turns tide

Sonny Milano's first goal as a Capital comes moments after his team kills a five-minute penalty, turning the game.

By Samantha PellNovember 11, 2022