Nicklas Backstrom plans to play next season, Caps’ GM says
“The anticipation is Nick’s coming back at some point," Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan said.
Emily Engel-Natzke joins Capitals’ staff as video coordinator
Engel-Natzke previously was the video coach for the Hershey Bears, the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate.
Capitals re-sign Brett Leason, Beck Malenstyn to two-year deals
The re-signings were depth moves for Washington, which recently announced that two important players underwent surgery.
Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom undergoes hip surgery, faces ‘lengthy recovery’
Backstrom, 34, dealt with a nagging hip injury during the 2021-22 season.
Former Caps winger Andre Burakovsky ready to write his own story in Colorado
Burakovsky and the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup in 2018.
Capitals’ Tom Wilson will miss six to eight months after ACL surgery
The 28-year-old was injured early in Game 1 of Washington’s first-round Stanley Cup playoff series.
Alex Ovechkin’s situation isn’t as simple as Putin is ‘my president’
The Capitals' star could consider the impact that speaking out — even subtly — might have not just on himself and his family but also on Russians and Ukrainians.
Besides aging core and goaltending, Capitals must answer injury questions
Tom Wilson suffered a "significant" knee injury in the postseason, and hip surgery is possible for center Nicklas Backstrom.
The story of the Caps’ 2022 postseason is one of missed opportunities
The Capitals had leads in all three of their final games of the postseason.
Capitals eliminated from Stanley Cup playoffs with Game 6 loss to Panthers
Washington has fallen in the first round of the postseason four straight years.
The Capitals must lean on experience to dig out of the rubble of Game 5
Washington has less than 48 hours to regroup as it faces postseason elimination against the Panthers on Friday in Game 6.
Capitals go from in command to on the brink after Game 5 collapse
The Capitals had a three-goal lead early in the second period and looked poised to come home with a chance to finish the series. Now they're coming home Friday hoping to stay alive.
Al Koken takes over Capitals call after Joe Beninati loses his voice
“He did a yeoman’s job in the first two periods,” Koken said of Beninati, “but you could tell his voice was giving out.”
Capitals lost home-ice advantage, but they still have the special-teams edge
With the series knotted at two wins apiece, the Panthers are 0 for 13 on the power play, and the Capitals have five tallies with the man advantage.
The Capitals need every body against Florida, and a huge one is absent
As the Capitals slug it out with top-seeded Florida, it's hard not to wonder how Tom Wilson could impact this series.
Caps can’t slam the door in Game 4 as Panthers rally for OT win to knot series
The Panthers got a goal late in the third period, then Carter Verhaeghe scored early in overtime to send the teams back to Florida knotted at two wins apiece.
Anthony Mantha’s engaging, physical play helps lift the Caps in the playoffs
Mantha had two assists in Washington's Game 3 win Saturday.
For these underdog Capitals, the shoe is on the other foot. Finally.
The Capitals know the pressure of being the top seed. The Panthers are learning.
A stellar Ilya Samsonov and the Caps take Game 3 — and the series lead
The Capitals will meet the Panthers for Game 4 on Monday night at Capital One Arena. Washington now leads the first-round series 2-1.
The Caps’ goaltending conundrum takes a turn for the worse in Game 2
Washington's struggles in goal are once again an issue after a blowout loss to Florida in Game 2.