Guentzel's Winner Lifts Penguins By Capitals 4-3 In ShootoutCasey DeSmith felt the puck at his feet, looked down to confirm it was indeed the case then exhaled as his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates poured over the bench in the middle of an empty arena to congratulate their backup goaltender, the one hardly playing like a backup.
Islanders Beat Capitals 2-1 In OT, Take 3-0 Lead In SeriesThe Islanders are up 3-0 in the series, putting Washington on the brink of being eliminated in the first round for the second straight year after hoisting the Stanley Cup in 2018.
Capitals Beat Bruins To Earn East 3 Seed, Face Isles Next"We know their system well," captain Alex Ovechkin said. "It's gonna be tight games, it's gonna be tough games. It's not gonna be easy."
Coronavirus Closings: Capitals, NHL Pause SeasonThe National Hockey League has suspended its 2019-2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Capitals Strike Early, Thrash Penguins 5-2The playoffs are still a month away. It just feels like they've already started for the Washington Capitals.
Capitals Snap Skid, Beat Penguins To Vault Into First PlaceFacing another deficit and the prospect of their losing streak dragging on, Capitals players returned to the locker room at the second intermission with some things to say.
Raanta Stops 36 Shots, Coyotes Keep Ovechkin At 698 GoalsRaanta was sharp all night after giving up three goals in a loss to Ottawa on Thursday night, making some tough saves to leave Ovechkin without a goal in four straight games for the first time this season.
Hischer Scores Twice, Devils Rout Capitals 5-1 To End SkidOn a night that looked primed for Alex Ovechkin to fill the net, another first overall pick took over instead.
Ellers, Hathaway Score 44 Apart, Capitals Beat Lightning 5-2Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday night.
Capitals Investigating Kuznetsov Video Showing White PowderThe video posted on Twitter carried a message saying it was why Russia lost in the world hockey championship semifinals.
Lady Antebellum Botches National Anthem At NHL Playoff GameHockey fans at the Bridgestone Arena in Tennessee groaned with displeasure when singer Charles Kelley skipped a line in the song and had to stop and regroup before the trio finished the performance.