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Hart Trophy Finalists Announced

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Three top NHL players are finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy. Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby, Washington's Alex Ovechkin and John Tavares...

WATCH: Did Ovechkin's Lazy Play Bury The Caps?

Posted 05.09.2013 | Sports

Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin came under fire for his lack of effort during a play that resulted in Derek Stepan's game-winning goal on Wednesday n...

OT Win Gives Caps 2-0 Lead

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.04.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Puck over glass. The New York Rangers don't score. Puck over glass. "Casual Mike" does....

Caps Wrap Up Division

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 04.24.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Considering how they started, it's quite the achievement that the Washington Capitals got to the playoffs with time to spare. The Capit...

Ovie On Fire

AP | Posted 04.10.2013 | Sports

MONTREAL -- Alex Ovechkin scored his 26th goal and Jack Hillen got his first as the Washington Capitals stretched their winning run to five games, 3-2...

What's Right With Alex Ovechkin?

Puck Daddy | Greg Wyshynski | Posted 04.08.2013 | Sports

“What’s wrong with Alex Ovechkin?” It’s a question that became a cottage industry: How could the most dominant goal scorer in recent memory...

Pens Win 10th Straight

AP | Posted 03.20.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- Defenseman Matt Niskanen scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and Sidney Crosby had two assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins exte...

Ovie, Kirilenko Talking Wedding Plans

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 03.14.2013 | Sports

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- Tennis player Maria Kirilenko and hockey star Alex Ovechkin are talking wedding plans between their busy schedules, although t...

Capitals Cap Comeback With Incredible OT Goal

Posted 03.06.2013 | Sports

Eric Fehr looked like took a page out of teammate Alex Ovechkin's book. The Capitals had rallied all the way back from three goals down to force o...

Caps Pull Off Incredible Comeback

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 03.06.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Eric Fehr scored 37 seconds into overtime Tuesday night, and the Washington Capitals rallied from a three-goal, first-period deficit to ...

NHL Analyst: Ovechkin 'Should Be Ashamed Of Himself'

Posted 02.28.2013 | Sports

NBC Sports broadcaster Mike Milbury went on a long rant on Wednesday night, ripping Capitals star Alex Ovechkin during Washington's game against Phila...

Early Candidate For Save Of The Year

Posted 02.27.2013 | Sports

Although Carolina was shut out by Washington on Tuesday night, it was Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward who may have made the highlight of the game with ...

Caps Shut Down Former Teammate

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 02.27.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Capitals shut down former teammate Alexander Semin, scored a goal with a one-of-a-kind combo and put together a second co...

Caps Player Calls Out Ex-Teammate

The Washington Times | Posted 02.25.2013 | Sports

Alexander Semin is gone from the Washington Capitals but certainly not forgotten, at least by right wing Troy Brouwer. Semin signed with the Carolina ...

WATCH: Hat Trick For Ovie

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 02.23.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- After producing his first hat trick in more than two years, Alex Ovechkin wanted to give some credit to Washington Capitals coach Adam O...

Caps Win 3rd Straight

AP | MARK DIDTLER | Posted 02.15.2013 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- Eric Fehr scored two goals, Mathieu Perreault had three assists, and the Washington Capitals won their third straight game by beating t...

Caps Rally Late For Overtime Win

AP | Posted 02.13.2013 | Sports

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Troy Brouwer scored 32 seconds into overtime for the Washington Capitals, who rallied from a late two-goal deficit and beat the Flori...

Will Ovechkin Ever Be The Same?

Puck Daddy | Posted 01.28.2013 | Sports

A lot was made about the Washington Capitals' first four games of the season, and not just because they didn't win any of them. The defense was bad, a...

Tennis Beauty Shows Off Engagement Ring From NHL Star

Posted 01.23.2013 | Sports

Following Maria Kirilenko's third-round win at the Australian Open on Saturday, the post-match interviewer noticed that she was playing without her en...

Wilbon Trashes DC Sports Fans (And Then The Feuding Begins)

Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing What if I told you the nastiest media feud of the year started with an innocuous Washington DC based edition of ESP...

Ovie Finds New Job During Lockout

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | Sports

MOSCOW -- Alexander Ovechkin is returning to his former Russian team Dynamo Moscow during the NHL lockout. The KHL team said in a statement Wednesday...

LOOK: Ex-Caps Captain Is Back As Coach

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 06.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Once again, a Washington Capitals leadership baton is passed from Dale Hunter to Adam Oates. More than a decade after Oates ...

Capitals Coach Quits After Playoff Exit

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Va. — For quite some time, Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee tried to persuade former player Dale Hunter to return to...

Rangers Send Caps Packing

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 07.12.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Henrik Lundqvist went from shaking his head in disgust to raising his arms in celebration when time finally ran out on the Washington...

LIVE: Capitals vs. Rangers Game 7

Posted 05.13.2012 | Sports

GAME 7 Washington Capitals vs. New York Rangers Madison Square Garden New York, New York 7:30 PM EST In one of the most exciting events in ...