...NHLMinority stake in Isles will be sold The New Yok Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years.The team said Tuesday a group led...


...five-year, $25 million contract? Defenseman Dan Boyle agreed to terms with the New York Rangers.? The Washington Capitals signed defenseman Brooks Orpik to a $27.5 million, five-year contract, and goaltender Justin Peters to a...

Canadiens top Bruins in double overtime

...Linden as team president. ISLANDERS: Acquired the negotiating rights to veteran goalie Jaroslav Halak from the Washington Capitals on Thursday for a fourth-round pick in a trade between teams that failed to make the playoffs.New York is sending...

Capitals cruise past Blackhawks

WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 51st goal to help lead the Washington Capitals to a low-intensity 4-0 rout of the coasting Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night in a game between teams whose postseason fates...

Bruins drop Capitals, clinch Atlantic Division title

...recovered from his slow start to reach 30 goals once again.Boston accomplished those feats Saturday against the Washington Capitals, a desperate team whose first and foremost goal ? making the playoffs for a seventh consecutive season ? looked...

Coyotes split past Penguins, earn crucial points in playoff chase

...shootout, and Los Angeles came back after allowing Alex Ovechkin's two early power-play goals to beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Tuesday night.The shootout score was 2-0, because Kings goalie Jonathan Quick caught Eric Fehr's...


...NHL'Hawks will play Caps in ClassicA person familiar with the NHL's plans says the Chicago Blackhawks will be the Washington Capitals' opponent when the Winter Classic comes to D.C. on Jan. 1.The league has been considering three venues in...

Hawks' rally falls short against Wizards

...They also had to deal with the effects of a Saturday afternoon hockey game at the Verizon Center. Because of the Washington Capitals' game with the Boston Bruins, the starting time of the Wizards' game was pushed back an hour. The changeover...

Third line steps up for Capitals in win over Maple Leafs

WASHINGTON - On a day when Alex Ovechkin was held to one shot on goal, the Washington Capitals' third line scored twice in a three-goal first period and the Capitals held on for 4-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Stars-Blue Jackets game called off after Dallas' Rich Peverley collapses

...on two of its first three shots, Chris Kunitz scored twice, and the Penguins beat Alex Ovechkin's struggling Washington Capitals 3-2.Crosby finished with his 30th goal and two assists to raise his NHL-leading point total to 87, matching...