• Kovalchuk, Elias lead Devils past Capitals 3-2

    2/21/13 11:49 PM Comment

    Capitals goalie Braden Holtby turned in another solid performance, making 34 saves, but never had a chance to make No. 35 - he said he didn't even see Ilya Kovalchuk's tiebreaking goal.

  • New York Rangers beat Washington Capitals 2-1

    2/17/13 9:46 PM Comment

    The Caps, who lost to New York in the second round of last year's playoffs, had been 11-5-2 in its last 18 regular-season games against the Rangers.

  • Brouwer scores 2 as Capitals blank Panthers 5-0

    2/9/13 10:59 PM Comment

    Troy Brouwer scored two goals and Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots and assisted on Brouwer's second goal and the Capitals shut out the Panthers 5-0. It was the first time the Caps have scored more than three goals in a game this season.

  • George McPhee: NHL-worst Caps not ready to 'blow anything up'

    2/9/13 2:44 PM Comment

    Washington Capitals General manager George McPhee met with reporters at the team's facility and cited penalties and goaltending as the major culprits that have caused the Caps to lose nine of their first 11 games.

  • Capitals host lucky kids at special hockey clinic

    2/8/13 11:36 PM Comment

    Dozens of lucky kids got to drop the puck with the pros today as the Washington Capitals hosted an Extreme Recess, part of Hockey is for Everyone Month.


  • Penguins overwhelm struggling Capitals 5-2

    2/7/13 10:11 PM Comment

    Alex Ovechkin and Mike Ribeiro scored for the Caps, but couldn't stop the NHL's worst team from losing for the fifth time in its last six games. Michal Neuvirth was pulled for Braden Holtby, who promptly let in three goals in his first seven minutes on the ice.

  • Capitals score 2 goals in 3rd, top Flyers 3-2

    2/2/13 9:29 AM Comment

    Troy Brouwer and Wojtek Wolski scored third-period goals, and Braden Holtby made 29 saves in the Washington Capitals' 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night.

  • Kovalchuk's OT goal gives Devils win over Capitals

    1/25/13 10:23 PM Comment

    Washington was seemingly out of the game trailing 2-0 until the Devils took a couple of penalties in the final 10 minutes of regulation, The Capitals took advantage despite playing their second game in two nights.

  • Washington Capitals host fan appreciation night

    1/18/13 4:37 AM Comment

    A season many feared would be lost is finally scheduled to start this weekend, and to welcome fans back the Washington Capitals threw open the Verizon Center doors Thursday for a fan appreciation night.


  • Capitals host clinic for middle school students

    1/14/13 11:02 PM Comment

    Hockey fans are looking to put this week on fast forward so they can cheer on the Caps during the season opener Saturday. The game is back now that the NHL lockout is over and Monday, the team’s following multiplied.

  • Slapshot surprises Adam Caskey

    1/10/13 9:51 AM Comment

    Slapshot surprised ABC7's Adam Caskey during his Thursday morning forecast. Not only did the hockey-playing bird show his enthusiasm for the Caps, but he also revealed a few fun "feather" facts about himself.


  • Caps fall to Rangers in Game 7, 2-1

    5/12/12 10:17 PM Comment

    New York and Washington alternated wins and losses from Game 1 on, and this one didn't come easy for the Rangers, who missed a chance to eliminate the Capitals in Game 6 on the road.

  • Capitals winger Joel Ward tells WSJ: 'Hockey is for everybody'

    5/12/12 3:12 PM Comment

    The Wall Street Journal has released a video interview with the Caps' Joel Ward after he was targeted with racist tweets when he scored the game-winning, series-clinching goal in Game 7 against the Bruins. Tonight the Caps play the New York Rangers in another Game 7 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Capitals beat Rangers 2-1, force Game 7 in New York

    5/10/12 7:34 AM Comment

    Alex Ovechkin's early power-play goal and Jason Chimera's second-period score were just enough for the unflappable playoff rookie goalie Braden Holtby.

  • Capitals beats Rangers 3-2 to knot series at 2

    5/5/12 3:54 PM Comment

    Defenseman Mike Green's power-play goal with 5:48 left in regulation Saturday lifted the Washington Capitals to a 3-2 victory over the top-seeded New York Rangers.

  • Capitals fall in third OT to Rangers 2-1

    5/3/12 5:19 PM Comment

    In Wednesday night’s game, the Washington Capitals faced the New York Rangers and it stretched well into the night, making it the fourth longest in team history. Unfortunately, the Caps didn’t win.

  • Pro sports in Washington exciting again

    5/3/12 12:10 AM Comment

    After years of pain and suffering, fans say pro sports in Washington are suddenly exciting again.

  • Kreider lifts Rangers to 3-1 win over Capitals

    4/28/12 6:22 PM Comment

    Rangers rookie Chris Kreider, who earlier this month helped Boston College win the NCAA championship, scored the go-ahead goal and then set up Brad Richards' insurance tally 90 seconds later.

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