Defending Champion Caps Face 'Mr. Game 7' And The HurricanesJustin Williams doesn't lose in Game 7. Except that one time.
Ovechkin Punch Puts Carolina Rookie Into Concussion ProtocolThe two Russians fought with 9:01 left in the first period. Ovechkin locked a firm hold on Svechnikov's collar while throwing a steady bombardment of punches.
Capitals Survive Surge From Hurricanes To Win Game 1Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin combined to score three goals on the first eight shots, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals survived a surge from Andrei Svechnikov and the Carolina Hurricanes to win Game 1 of their first-round series 4-2 on Thursday night.
Holtby Says He Won't Go With Capitals To White HouseWashington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby said Friday he will not join his teammates next week for a White House celebration of their Stanley Cup championship.
Ovechkin Shows Off The Stanley Cup At The World CupAlex Ovechkin has brought the Stanley Cup to the World Cup.
Ovechkin Nets 600th Goal, Stanley Cup Only Thing Left Missing From Career ResumeThe Capitals forward continues his march up the scoring list but he'll need a Stanley Cup to be considered among the all-time greats.
NHL Headlines Of The WeekWith excitement surrounding the entire league, we take a look at some of the top NHL headlines from this week.
Ovechkin Played Through Hamstring, Knee Injuries During PlayoffsWashington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin played through hamstring and knee injuries that hampered him in the playoffs.
Host Of Questions Remain After NHL Decides To Skip OlympicsAlex Ovechkin and other players aren't so sure the NHL's decision to skip the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year is final.
On Cutting Edge Of Custom Skates, Is Ovechkin A Trendsetter?Alex Ovechkin is the first NHL player to lace up custom-painted skates, though in a sport that discourages freedom of expression he may not turn out to be much of a trendsetter.
Uncertainty Looms As Caps Take Another Shot At Stanley CupOver the past nine seasons, there have been plenty of trophies: three for Alex Ovechkin as MVP and six for the most goals, one for Braden Holtby as top goaltender, one each for Bruce Boudreau and Barry Trotz as coach of the year and two Presidents' Trophies for the team having the most points in the regular season.