Capitals have no problem with Bruins

WASHINGTON - Braden Holtby stopped 28 shots, Alex Ovechkin scored his seventh goal and the Washington Capitals handed the Boston Bruins their first road loss of the season, 4-1 on Thursday night.John Carlson had a goal and an assist...

Many NHL players are following Blue Jays' torrid run closely

...downtown from their home in Mississauga, Ontario, to celebrate each of those championships.Tom Wilson of the Washington Capitals is 21 years old and hasn't been alive to see the Blue Jays even make the playoffs. He's ready.Just like...


...NHLVeteran goalie signs with CapsFree-agent goalie Dan Ellis has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Washington Capitals.The 35-year-old Ellis went 4-3-1 with a 2.35 goals-against average in eight games with Florida last...

Lightning top Canadiens in six, reach conference finals

...of 11 meetings against the Canadians this season including playoffs, will face either the New York Rangers or Washington Capitals in the conference finals.Price, a leading candidate for league MVP, played well in helping the Canadiens climb...

Rangers even series with Capitals at 1-1

...after the opening faceoff and the New York Rangers bounced back from a tough, last-second loss and defeated the Washington Capitals 3-2 Saturday.The series is tied 1-1. Game 3 is Monday at Washington.Dan Boyle and Derick Brassard also...

Late goal propels Capitals past Rangers in Game 1

NEW YORK - Joel Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night in Game 1 of their second-round series.Ward drove to the net and...

Washington Capitals dominate third period to take 3-2 lead in series over New York Islanders

...chants of "We are louder!" ringing throughout a lopsided third period, a group of unheralded scorers put the Washington Capitals on the verge of a playoff series victory.Dominating despite zero points from Alex Ovechkin or Nicklas Backstrom...

Alex Ovechkin scores 50th goal in Capitals' win over Hurricanes

...mark for the sixth time and tying a team record with the 472nd of his career, and added an assist to help the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 Tuesday night.With his team pushing to make the playoffs, the three-time...

Capitals' center comes up clutch in shootout victory

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Center Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in regulation and the lone goal in the shootout to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 win over the last-place Buffalo Sabres on Monday night.Matt Niskanen had two assists for the Capitals...

Red Wings top Rangers in overtime

...Forward Tim Jackman will be out for four to six weeks with a lower-body injury. BLUE JACKETS: Right wing David Clarkson will miss four to six weeks with a torn oblique muscle suffered Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals.