Washington Capitals Must Shake Things Up Against The Vancouver Canucks

Adam Oates

There are some ominous statistics to ponder ahead of the Washington Capitals’ match-up with the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night. Vancouver has won eight out of their last nine meetings against Washington, outscoring the Caps 37-19 during that stretch. Washington […]

Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby Analyze Washington Capitals’ Loss to Calgary Flames

Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby

If the Washington Capitals can figure out how to play consistently well in the first period, they’ll end up in the playoffs at the end of the 2013-14 NHL season. As it stands now, however, they’ve been outscored 12-6 in […]

Washington Capitals: The Old Alex Ovechkin Is Back

Alex Ovechkin

How many goals will Alex Ovechkin end up scoring for the Washington Capitals this season? It’s anybody’s guess, but at the rate he’s going, a total of 70 is certainly possible. The Capitals’ superstar is on fire at the moment, […]

5 Things Washington Capitals Can Be Happy About

Adam Oates - Caps Bench

Washington Capitals Beat Winnipeg Jets 5-4 in Shootout Despite Errors

Braden Holtby

The Washington Capitals managed to pull off a 5-4 shootout win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. However, it wasn’t pretty and the Caps were lucky they came out of the MTS Centre with both points. It was an […]

Washington Capitals’ Journeyman Steve Oleksy is a Triple Threat

Steve Oleksy

Washington Capitals defenseman Steve Oleksy took a nontraditional route to the NHL, but now that he’s there, he isn’t holding back any punches. The Michigan native is currently excelling in defense, offense and glove dropping. The 27-year-old has traveled the […]

Revamped Washington Capitals Begin Road Trip Against The Winnipeg Jets

Martin Erat

The Washington Capitals (3-5-0) are looking to build on their impressive 4-1 defeat of the Columbus Blue Jackets with a tricky trip to the Winnipeg Jets (4-5-0) on Tuesday night. Credit head coach Adam Oates with Saturday’s dismantling of Columbus as his tactical move of promoting Martin […]

Alex Ovechkin Becoming a One-Man Show for Washington Capitals

Alex Ovechkin

So far this season, the Washington Capitals’ superstar captain Alex Ovechkin is playing as well as he did at the end of the last season. The problem is he’s the only Capital playing like that. Ovechkin was phenomenal during the […]

Washington Capitals Face Troubling Times

Derek Stepan

It was another frustrating night for the Washington Capitals as they fell 2-0 to a jet-lagged New York Rangers outfit at the Verizon Center on Wednesday. The Capitals looked panicked and rushed for most of the game and failed to […]

Washington Capitals and New York Rangers Renew Rivalry

Jay Beagle

The Washington Capitals entertain the New York Rangers on Wednesday night in a battle of two teams struggling to maintain their footing. The Capitals (2-4-0) come off of a win against the Edmonton Oilers (hardly Cup contenders) while the New […]

5 Reasons Why Washington Capitals Will Still Be Alive in May

Washington Capitals

Nicklas Backstrom Stars as the Washington Capitals Record First Regulation Win

Nicklas Backstrom-Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals scored three goals on three shots in three minutes during the second period on Monday night against the Edmonton Oilers, eventually winning the game 4-2. Nicklas Backstrom assisted on all three of those second period goals and […]