Wizards are replacing 'Wizards Girls' with a co-ed squad (and starting a seniors dance team, too)
The teams have overhauled their in-game entertainment experiences to coincide with renovations to Capital One Arena.
'We’re going to see a huge uptick.' Hockey participation spike expected after Capitals' Cup win.
Hockey has taken root in the greater Washington area at an impressive rate since Alex Ovechkin's first NHL season in 2005-06. Now that he and the Capitals have brought the Stanley Cup to Washington, local hockey coaches and administrators are anticipating another spike in interest.
‘It was incredible’: Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin brings Stanley Cup to his homeland
Ovechkin parted the crowd in Red Square to pose with the iconic trophy in front of an iconic landmark as part of a whirlwind two-day visit.
Stanley Cup tracker: Where will the Washington Capitals take it next?
Follow along as the Washington Capitals each take the trophy for a day filled with events of their own choosing. This is the summer-long story of the Stanley Cup.
With Todd Reirden in place, Capitals close to finished with offseason checklist
Washington has focused on keeping most of its Stanley Cup-winning team together. With its new head coach introduced, the focus shifts to a long-term deal for Tom Wilson and perhaps bringing back Brooks Orpik.
The Stanley Cup visited the Capital Gazette's temporary office in Annapolis
Capitals equipment manager Craig 'Woody' Leydig hoped the visit might help with the healing process after last week's shooting.
Capitals mostly quiet on first day of free agency, adding depth with center Nic Dowd
The Capitals' first fringe move came within the first hour of free agency, signing 28-year-old center Nic Dowd to a one-year deal worth $650,000, the league minimum.
New Capitals Coach Todd Reirden ‘had to prove everyone wrong the whole way’
What transformed him from an unremarkable college player to an NHL defenseman are the same qualities Washington hopes will make him a good head coach.
Capitals promote Todd Reirden to replace Barry Trotz as head coach
The move was somewhat expected as the Capitals had been grooming Reirden for a head coaching position over the past several seasons. Now that opportunity will come in Washington.
Defenseman Michal Kempny re-signs with Capitals on four-year, $10 million deal
The Stanley Cup champs check off the last of their free agent priorities by keeping the smooth-skating blue-liner off the open market.
Capitals' prospect makes on-ice sacrifice to preserve his man bun
Axel Jonsson-Fjallby's flow is real. And it's spectacular.
Devante Smith-Pelly, a black champion in a mostly white league, embraces being a role model
"It’s inspiring to see somebody like us," said 13-year-old Noah Pettiford of the Capitals' surprise playoff hero.
From college kid to Stanley Cup winner to prospect camper: The wild ride of Shane Gersich
After playing two games in the Capitals' Stanley Cup run, Gersich returns to development camp with a few stories to share.
Capitals, Devante Smith-Pelly agree to one-year, $1 million extension
The right wing, a crucial part of Washington's run to the Stanley Cup, could have hit the open market as an unrestricted free agent.
Capitals' Ilya Samsonov gets a taste of the tough year ahead
The goalie prospect could some day become Braden Holtby's successor, but his immediate future consists of mastering English, adapting to life away from home and coping with some serious jet lag.
Now bigger, next year quicker: Caps prospect Lucas Johansen tries to strike a balance
The defenseman focused on adding weight this past season, but he thinks the NHL is beginning to prefer more elusive blue-liners.
What is optimism? 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek is high on the Redskins in 2018
Trebek predicts his favorite NFL team will get closer to the Super Bowl than it has been in a long, long time.
As development camp starts, Capitals still don't have a head coach
Todd Reirden is attending the Capitals' development camp but has not yet been named the team's next head coach as has been widely anticipated.
NBCSW videographer Michael DiVenere loved the Caps, metal and adult league hockey
DiVenere, 49, passed away while on assignment at the NHL draft over the weekend.
Capitals do not give Devante Smith-Pelly qualifying offer, making him free agent on July 1
Smith-Pelly became a fan-favorite after he scored seven playoff goals.
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