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Capitals Announce Game Time for 2015 Stanley Cup Quarterfinal Game 7

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League announced today the start time for Game 7 of the series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders has been set for 7:30 p.m. on Monday,...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

Kuznetsov Proves to be Worth Wait for Capitals

NHL.com WASHINGTON -- So this is why the Washington Capitals spent so much time eagerly awaiting the arrival of Evgeny Kuznetsov.The 22-year-old center dazzled Thursday, scoring twice, helping set up...
  • 2 days ago

Capitals Announce Game Time for 2015 Stanley Cup Quarterfinal Game 6

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League announced today the start time for Game 6 of the series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders has been set for 3 p.m. on Saturday,...
  • 3 days ago

Washington Capitals Game 7 Tickets Go On Sale Wednesday, April 22

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Capitals individual game tickets for Game 7 of the Washington Capitals 2015 Stanley Cup Quarterfinal series against the New York Islanders, presented by Boeing, will go on sale to...
  • 5 days ago

Starting Time and TV Information Set for Game 5

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League today announced updated start time and national television information for Game 5 of the series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders...
  • 6 days ago

Capitals Sign Riley Barber

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Riley Barber to a three-year, entry-level contract beginning the 2015-16 season, senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 9 days ago

Capitals Recall Philipp Grubauer from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Philipp Grubauer from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 10 days ago
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2015 NHL Awards to be held on June 24 in Las Vegas

NHL.com NEW YORK – The NHL Awards™ will return to Las Vegas this summer at the world-famous MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, the National Hockey League announced today. The NHL Awards will be held on Wednesday,...
  • 12 days ago

Caps Fans Prepare to Rock the Red in the Playoffs Presented by Boeing

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – During the 2015 Stanley Cup quarterfinal round between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders, Capitals fans are invited to participate in several activities to kick off...
  • 13 days ago

Versatile forward Kuznetsov X-factor for Capitals

NHL.com WASHNGTON -- When the Washington Capitals needed another center before the season started, coach Barry Trotz asked promising young forward Evgeny Kuznetsov.Their top prospect played sparingly at...
  • 13 days ago
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Capitals Re-assign Stanislav Galiev to Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned right wing Stanislav Galiev to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 15 days ago

Capitals Announce 2015 Stanley Cup Quarterfinal TV, Radio Information

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals announced today the television and radio schedule for the 2015 Stanley Cup Conference Quarterfinal round against the New York Islanders, which begins...
  • 15 days ago

Benn, Ovechkin, Crawford and Price Capture 2014-15 Regular-Season Trophies

NHL.com NEW YORK (April 12, 2015) – The 2014-15 National Hockey League regular season concluded on Saturday with Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn capturing his first career Art Ross Trophy as the League’s...
  • 15 days ago

Washington Capitals Announce Boeing as 2015 Playoffs Partner

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals today announced Boeing as the team’s playoffs partner. The new agreement continues with Boeing as the primary partner in the team’s pursuit of the Stanley...
  • 20 days ago
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Capitals Fans Invited to Participate in Beard-A-Thon®

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals are encouraging fans to participate in one of hockey’s most visible traditions – the playoff beard. The Capitals’ Beard-a-thon® is an opportunity for fans...
  • 20 days ago
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Capitals Recall Stanislav Galiev from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled right wing Stanislav Galiev from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian...
  • 20 days ago
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Capitals Individual Playoff Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday, April 7

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – Individual game tickets for the first three home games of the Washington Capitals 2015 Playoffs presented by Boeing will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, April 7, at 11 a.m....
  • 20 days ago
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Capitals Recall Dmitry Orlov from Hershey

NHL.com ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Dmitry Orlov from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan...
  • 25 days ago
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Capitals Sign Travis Boyd

NHL.com ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Travis Boyd to a two-year, entry-level contract beginning the 2015-16 season, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan...
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Capitals-Islanders: Lessons from past Game 7s

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — The emotional volatility inherent in a Game 7 is unlike anything in professional sports, equal for both sides on the field, court or, in this case, ice. One team wins and receives at least four...
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Monday Caps Clips: Round 1, Game 7 Game Day

SBN: Japers' Rink (J.P.) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps (again) look to close out the series and move on to face the Rangers. Your savory breakfast links: Previews of yet another Game...
  • New: 4 hr 58 min ago

Capitals strive to keep emotions in check for Game 7

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — The fury with which the Washington Capitals ended their 3-1 loss Saturday afternoon at Nassau Coliseum did not carry over into the next morning, once they gathered again at their practice facility...
  • 18 hr 42 min ago

In Defense of Carlson’s Shot, Wilson’s Hit

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Ben Sumner) — Little new can be said about Tom Wilson's hit on Lubomir Visnovsky, or even John Carlson's 'late' shot at the end of Game 6, which led to a scuffle.
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Eric Fehr returns to the ice, Curtis Glencross probable for Game 7

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — While his teammates arrived one by one to answer questions about their pending Game 7 with the New York Islanders, forward Eric Fehr wore a smile Sunday afternoon inside the empty Washington...
  • 21 hr 21 min ago

Islanders Fans Show Their True Colors

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Barbara Banks) — One week after Washington Capitals fans reported being verbally and physically abused, and their property vandalized by New York Islanders fans at Nassau Coliseum, unruly NY fans were at it again...
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Backs against the wall, ‘refuse-to-lose’ Islanders hang on

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — UNIONDALE, N.Y. – At some point during the postgame madness, after the officials had finished peeling the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals from atop each other, the captain for the home...
  • 1 day ago

Sunday Caps Clips: Burned at the Barn

SBN: Japers' Rink (EmilyB) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The series heads back to Washington for a Game Seven showdown. Your savory breakfast links: So. Game Seven. Again. Game time on Monday has been...
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Postgame: One goal not enough for Capitals in physical Game 6 loss

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — UNIONDALE, N.Y. – John Tavares watched the puck drop from midair and onto the ice, and at that moment the freight train came crashing against his left side. Defenseman Karl Alzner had tracked...
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Caps Can’t Clinch, Fall 3-1 to the Islanders

FanSided: Capitals Outsider (Jeff) — The Washington Capitals played their last game ever at the Nassau Coliseum on Saturday afternoon with the hopes that it would also be the Islanders last game in their home arena as well. When the...
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Capitals vs Islanders Recap: One Goal Isn't Enough, Caps Lose

SBN: Japers' Rink (Kevin Klein) — John Tavares and Nikolay Kulemin ensure that the Isles' will have one more chance to keep the lights on in Nassau Coliseum. Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Shot Report - ...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Capitals vs Islanders Third Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (Kevin Klein) — The Caps and Islanders are still tied heading into the third. The crotch of your pants is still a tiny bit wet, admit it. Third period ahead... Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Capitals vs Islanders Second Period Thread

SBN: Japers' Rink (Kevin Klein) — In keeping with the theme of opening the scoring, John Tavares turned on the lamp to give the Islanders a 1-0 lead for the fifth time in six games. John Carlson responded on the Caps' third...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Capitals vs. Islanders: Game 6 discussion thread

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — UNIONDALE, N.Y. — It took 20 seconds and two questions before Coach Barry Trotz looked around at the horde of reporters present for his pregame available and realized nothing more needed to...
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Today's 8-Bit Capitals Lines: More of the Same for an Elimination Game

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — No need to change what's working, so with the Caps back in Nassau for the final time in this series - and the final time ever - they'll likely send the same troops out to hopefully finish the job....
  • 1 day 22 hr ago

Capitals vs. Islanders: Round 1, Game 6

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — After a dominant performance in DC, the Capitals look to close out the series and close down the oldest arena in the league. Keep up with the latest Caps-related Tweets right here: ...
  • 1 day 22 hr ago

Pregame notes: Michael Latta’s mouth had a big day

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — UNIONDALE, N.Y. – In the interest further pursuing body-part journalism, following up to this week’s print story on the immovable effectiveness of forward Joel Ward’s butt, this is a story about...
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Entering Game 6, Capitals hope their physical style has taken its toll

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — UNIONDALE, N.Y. – During the regular season, the Washington Capitals discussed their heaviness on a game-by-game level. They wanted to wear opponents down across 60 minutes, or perhaps the five...
  • 2 days ago

Saturday Caps Clips: Round 1, Game 6 Game Day

SBN: Japers' Rink (Becca H) — Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps look to close out the series, and the Coliseum, in one fell swoop, secondary scoring shows up, and more. Your savory breakfast links: ...
  • 2 days ago

Andre Burakovsky’s ‘naive confidence’ helping rookie in first NHL postseason

The Washington Post (Alex Prewitt) — UNIONDALE, N.Y. – New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy bent low and charged ahead, sensing a vulnerable rookie. The puck sat along the boards, behind the visiting goal line at Verizon Center,...
  • 2 days ago