Washington Capitals Look to Improve Shot Ratio Against the Montreal Canadiens

Braden Holtby

The Washington Capitals (12-9-1) will face the Montreal Canadiens (11-9-2) on Friday night at the Verizon Center. The Caps are coming off a 4-0 drubbing at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins and will be looking to rebound. In order […]

Braden Holtby, Marcus Johansson Help Real Washington Capitals Emerge

Brooks Laich

The Washington Capitals extended their current win streak to four games by edging past the Minnesota Wild 3-2 in a shootout on Thursday. Braden Holtby was excellent in goal with 33 saves while forward Marcus Johansson continued his rejuvenated form […]

5 Reasons Behind Washington Capitals’ Hot Streak

Washington Capitals Celebrate

Washington Capitals Rout New York Islanders

Alex Ovechkin & Tom Wilson

The Washington Capitals thrashed the New York Islanders 6-2 on Tuesday night at the Verizon Center and extended their winning streak to three games. Every single Capitals player (except goalie Braden Holtby) recorded at least one shot on goal. The […]

Washington Capitals Should Keep Martin Erat on Top Line

Martin Erat

Alex Ovechkin is “probably” going to start on Tuesday night against the New York Islanders according to Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates. Having their star player back and healthy is huge for the Caps, but what is Oates going […]

Alex Ovechkin May Return to the Washington Capitals Lineup to Face New York Islanders

Alex Ovechkin

The Washington Capitals take on the New York Islanders at the Verizon Center on Tuesday night, looking to extend their two-game winning streak. They may do so with their best player in uniform after Alex Ovechkin took to the practice […]

Teenager Tom Wilson Emerges As The Washington Capitals’ Newest Enforcer

Tom Wilson

The NHL is a tough league. Every team needs an enforcer. Usually, it’s a beefy veteran fourth-liner who’s fairly ticked-off before he even takes the ice — a player who is looking for any reason to drop the gloves. The […]

Washington Capitals Looking for Fresh Start in Philadelphia

Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals head into Friday night’s road game against the Philadelphia Flyers with the real possibility of an absent Alex Ovechkin. The superstar is suffering from what the team has described as an “upper-body” injury. That said, the team […]

Alex Ovechkin’s Upper-Body Injury Is A Concern For Washington Capitals

Alex Ovechkin

The Washington Capitals (5-7-0) have plenty of things to be concerned with these days. Topping that list now is an injury to superstar captain Alex Ovechkin. Ovechkin is listed as questionable for the Caps’ next game at the Philadelphia Flyers […]

A Look at ‘New’, ‘Old’ Boys of Washington Capitals

Mike Green

Washington Capitals’ Mikhail Grabovski Eyes 100th NHL Goal

Mikhail Grabovski

There are 14 players who have featured in all 12 games the Washington Capitals have played so far in the 2013-14 NHL season. Only one of them currently has a positive plus/minus rating: Mikhail Grabovski with five goals, five assists […]

A Look at the Washington Capitals’ Impressive Third Line

Joel Ward and Jason Chimera

The Washington Capitals are seeking some positives to take from their latest setback. They blew a 2-1 lead in the third period on Monday night, eventually bowing out to the Vancouver Canucks by a score of 3-2. The current third […]