Penguins Top Capitals 3-2 To Take 2-1 Series LeadOuthit, outshot and largely outplayed, Pittsburgh grabbed control of its Eastern Conference semifinal against Washington anyway.
Capitals Crush Flyers 6-1, Take 3-0 Series LeadThe Capitals lead a series 3-0 for the first time in franchise history.
Capitals Beat Flyers 4-1, Continue In NHL PlayoffsBraden Holtby made 41 saves, Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists, and the Capitals defeated the Flyers 4-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-0 lead in their opening-round playoff series.
Caps Lose To Penguins 4-3, Still Hold Highest NHL PointsThe Washington Capitals will finish the regular season as the NHL points leader.
NHL-Leading Capitals Win 3-1 Against KingsPhilipp Grubauer made 39 saves and the Washington Capitals defeated the Kings 3-1.
NHL: It Is A Great Time To Be A Caps FanThe Capitals' current record puts them on a pace for 129 points this season, which is 18 points above the runner-up. They are the first team in NHL history to ever win 40 of their first 53 games.
Tickets Going On Sale For Capitals' Postseason GamesCapitals fans can start buying playoff tickets for the team's first three home games.
Capitals Say Ovechkin Played With Hurt Left FootAlex Ovechkin played the last two games of the Washington Capitals' season with what the team says is a hairline fracture in his left foot.
Ovechkin Deflects Blame to 'The League' For Caps' Early Exit"I am not saying there was a phone call from [the league], but someone just wanted Game 7," Alex Ovechkin told a reporter after the Caps' Game 7 defeat, seemingly blaming the league for his team even being in an elimination game. But was officiating really Washington's biggest issue?
Season On The Line For Rangers, Capitals In Winner-Take-All Game 7Home-ice advantage has held up for six games between Washington and New York. The Rangers hope to snap the trend in Monday's do-or-die series finale.
History Not On Capitals’ Side For Game 5 Vs. RangersNobody collapses in the postseason quite like the Capitals. 1985. 1987. 1992. 1995. 1996. 2003. 2009. 2010. All series that Washington led either 2-0 or 3-1 — and went on to lose.
History Not On Capitals' Side For Game 5 Vs. RangersNobody collapses in the postseason quite like the Capitals. 1985. 1987. 1992. 1995. 1996. 2003. 2009. 2010. All series that Washington led either 2-0 or 3-1 — and went on to lose.