The NHL and its Players’ Association reached a return to play agreement that would start formal training camps in one week, the league announced Monday.
The NHL season had previously been suspended in March due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin and his wife, Anastasia Shubskaya, are celebrating their second baby on Wednesday morning.
The NHL announced Tuesday it will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16 if it is able to resume play.
The league released a memo Monday saying it is targeting early next month as the start date for Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol.
The Washington Capitals have placed Brendan Leipsic on unconditional waivers. The team released a statement Friday saying they did so for the purpose of terminating his contract.
The National Hockey League is condemning "misogynistic" and "reprehensible" comments made by Washington Capitals forward Brendan Leipsic and Florida Panthers forward Jack Rodewald in a private group chat on Instagram.
The Washington Capitals’ hold on the Metropolitan Division got a little looser Wednesday night when they lost 5-2 to Philadelphia on their home ice.
The District is showing the Mamba’s legacy some love.
The Capitals' Alex Ovechkin joined the NHL's all-time greats Saturday after scoring a historic 700th career goal.
Alex Ovechkin honored late NBA star Kobe Bryant by wearing his jersey number during warmups Wednesday.
The Washington Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom for the long term, agreeing to a $46 million, five-year contract extension on Tuesday.
A unique look and celebration of the National Hockey League’s trailblazing African-American players has rolled into the nation’s capital.
The Washington Nationals are still taking victory laps in the wake of their historic World Series Championship win last week – and last night they had a chance to do it in style, riding the Zamboni at the Washington Capitals game.
It really is the District of Champions: In the past two years, the Washington Capitals and Washington Mystics have claimed titles for DC, and now, the Washington Nationals have bestowed another championship honor on the city.
The Capitals have a new Captain.
Jakub Vrana scored at 2:51 of overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 3-2 victory over the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night in the opener for both teams.
Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov has been suspended without pay for three regular-season games by the NHL for inappropriate conduct, less than a month after he was banned from playing for Russia for four years because of a positive test for cocaine.
(AP) -- Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov tested positive for cocaine at the world championship and has been banned from the Russian national team for four years.
Brooks Orpik called it a career Tuesday after 15 bruising NHL seasons in which he established himself as a big-hitting, shutdown defenseman and won the Stanley Cup twice.