Capitals’ January woes continue with a loss at home to Sharks
The Capitals have lost back-to-back games in regulation for the first time this season and are 3-6-2 in January.
She’s a 56-year-old former figure skater. Now she’s coaching kids and Capitals.
Wendy Marco is the founder of Cold Rush Hockey in Northern Virginia. She has become the go-to skating coach in the area not only for kids but NHL players as well.
Vegas beats the odds to hand the Capitals their first shutout loss of the season
Washington couldn't find a way to get the puck past Vegas goalie Robin Lehner in a 1-0 loss that extended the Capitals' January malaise.
Capitals rally past Senators behind Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom
Their offense dormant much of the first period, the Caps caught fire in the third behind two goals from Ovechkin. Then Backstrom struck in OT.
Capitals fall late on a night of thundering hits in Boston
In a game long on physical play and tension, the Bruins get the final say.
Capitals’ Dmitry Orlov suspended two games; NHL announces adjusted schedule
Washington defenseman Dmitry Orlov received a ban from the NHL for a knee-to-knee hit on Winnipeg’s Nikolaj Ehlers.
On Tom Wilson’s goal, Capitals reverse overtime curse and top the Jets
Evgeny Kuznetsov set up Tom Wilson to give the Capitals their first overtime win over the season, 4-3 over Winnipeg.
Capitals lose, 4-2, after yielding three goals in a damaging second period against the Canucks
Washington regrets its missed opportunities as it falls to 1-3-2 in its last six games.
Vitek Vanecek shuts out Islanders, halts Capitals’ losing streak
Vanecek collected the third shutout of his career — and second vs. the Islanders — as the Capitals rediscovered their winning formula in a game that saw T.J. Oshie exit early with an apparent injury.
Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin returns to practice, dealing with nagging ailment
The team captain has not missed a game this season.
Alex Ovechkin voted Metro captain for All-Star Game, misses Capitals practice with injury
Coach Peter Laviolette said Thursday he wasn’t sure if Alex Ovechkin’s injury was tied to any specific play in Monday’s game. Ovechkin took a maintenance day on Tuesday.
Tom Wilson’s long-shot Olympics hopes were dashed. But his NHL career continues to impress.
“Every team would like to have a Tom Wilson on it,” Capitals Coach Peter Laviolette said. “Someone who is big and strong and cares about his teammates and competes for his teammates and plays in all areas of the game.”
Zach Fucale is sent back to the minors as the Capitals’ goalie concerns continue
Neither Ilya Samsonov nor Vitek Vanecek has been able to solidify himself in goal nearly halfway through the season.
The Capitals completely collapse in a 7-3 loss to the Bruins, their fourth in a row
Washington scored the first two goals Monday night at Capital One Arena, but it was all downhill from there.
Capitals fall to Wild in shootout after yielding a bizarre own goal
The Capitals were cruising, up 2-0 with an extra skater on for a delayed penalty. Then an innocent pass missed its target and the game went off the rails.
Capitals start fast, then slow to a crawl and get overrun by the Blues
The Capitals scored early, but St. Louis answered five straight goals — one before the end of the first period, three in the second, an empty-netter in the third — to roll to a 5-1 win.
After a bumpy start, Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen has become a steadying force
Nick Jensen had an up-and-down start with Washington. Now he has found his footing.
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A look at the Capitals’ long climb toward an all-time goal differential of zero
After allowing almost 800 more goals than they scored over their first eight seasons, the Capitals are within five goals of a trivial break-even point.
Dmitry Orlov, Ilya Samsonov leave Capitals practice with apparent injuries
Washington's next game is Friday at St. Louis.
Caps find a way to force overtime but then fall short in their duel with the Devils
Washington scored twice in the third to force the extra period, then fell to 0-7 in games decided in overtime.