Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:37:43 EDT
Capitals embark on Western Canada swing with a lot of room for improvement
During its three-game homestand, Washington secured three out of a possible six standings points, and the team has just two regulation wins in its first seven games of the season.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:50:55 EDT
Inconsistent Capitals dealt a wild loss by Panthers in shootout
In a game that included both teams changing goalies, Washington overcomes a three-goal deficit only to fall, 6-5.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:00:54 EDT
Capitals mailbag: What to make of the bottom-six scoring drought
This week's mailbag addresses Andre Burakovsky's slump and how Nic Dowd and the fourth line have fared.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 22:15:00 EDT
John Carlson is coming off a career year. What’s next? More awards consideration.
Carlson has three goals and six assists through the Capitals' first six games while averaging 26 minutes of ice time.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:58:28 EDT
Matt Niskanen scores on rebound, lifts Caps past Rangers in OT
Capitals’ power play continues to click, scoring twice in 4-3 win over division rivals.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:44:47 EDT
Capitals are second-worst faceoffs team in NHL. Does it matter?
Washington has won just 43.8 percent of its draws. But how big of a problem is that really?
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:08:13 EDT
Devante Smith-Pelly looks to carry over offensive productivity from breakout Stanley Cup run
Smith-Pelly's seven goals in the postseason created hope among the Capitals that he would become a secondary scoring threat.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:50:25 EDT
NBC Sports Regional Networks’ new app should make streaming Caps and Wizards games easier
"MyTeams" provides individual content feeds for the 25 teams covered by NBC Sports' regional networks, including NBC Sports Washington.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:54:36 EDT
After two losses, Capitals’ practice takes a surprise turn
Washington has lost two games in a row, but perhaps the first indication of how things will be different under new Coach Todd Reirden is that he devoted one practice to working with a skills coach.
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 15:00:42 EDT
Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews embracing the spotlight on and off the ice
Matthews has never looked better on the ice – he scored 10 goals in the Toronto Maple Leafs' first six games – and following a few fashion shoots he's now building his brand away from the rink, too.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 22:01:19 EDT
Capitals' Tom Wilson on life while suspended: ‘There’s a lot of learning’
“I’ve got to change something because obviously it’s not good to be out and not helping your team,” said Wilson, who will have an appeal hearing with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Thursday.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 14:42:54 EDT
Auston Matthews, Maple Leafs hand Capitals a second straight loss
In a matchup of Stanley Cup favorites, Toronto controls third period and pulls out a 4-2 win.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:32:57 EDT
Tom Wilson to have appeal hearing with NHL commissioner on Thursday
Wilson is serving a 20-game suspension for an illegal check to the head.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 06:30:38 EDT
The Caps think Evgeny Kuznetsov is one of the NHL’s best, but he just wants to have fun
Kuznetsov has seven points in his first four games. “I think he’s up there with the top five players in the league, and I don’t know, he just doesn’t get the recognition for some reason,” forward T.J. Oshie said.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 22:03:28 EDT
Capitals mailbag: Can suspended forward Tom Wilson change his game?
This edition of the mailbag addresses whether Wilson will adapt his game after his fourth suspension in a year and how the Capitals might replace him on the top line in the interim.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:34:43 EDT
Caps are flat on second game of back-to-back, get routed by Devils
Backup netminder Pheonix Copley struggles in season debut, but blame for 6-0 loss extends beyond the crease.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 23:10:00 EDT
Braden Holtby latest Caps player annoyed by a puck-snatching adult
Holtby waved the man out of the way before tossing a second puck to a young fan.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 13:37:19 EDT
Capitals flex in Stanley Cup finals rematch with Knights
Defending champs still look the part in 5-2 win as Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Braden Holtby star.
Tue, 9 Oct 2018 16:30:15 EDT
Vegas Golden Knights indifferent about Stanley Cup finals rematch
'We want to win because we want two points,' Golden Knights Coach Gerard Gallant said. 'It has nothing to do with what happened last year in the playoffs.' Plus, notes on Tom Wilson's appeal hearing and T.J. Oshie's role in the Bud Light T-shirts.
Dmitrij Jaskin is the Capitals’ latest reclamation project
Jaskin will make his season debut against the Vegas Golden Knights Wednesday night.
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