Kevin McCarthy joined Peter Laviolette's Washington Capitals coaching staff Wednesday, an expected move continuing the pair's partnership that has lasted for more than 15 years.
Henrik Lundqvist is joining a team he tormented in the playoffs for years, Braden Holtby is leaving the franchise he led to the Stanley Cup, and Anton Khudobin is staying home, after all.
The Washington Capitals selected Quebec native Hendrix Lapierre with the 22nd pick in the 2020 NHL Draft last night.
Less than one month after the Washington Capitals fired head coach Todd Reirden in the wake of a second straight early exit from the Stanley Cup playoffs, the team has tabbed a new man to take the reins.
Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin will become just the second player in league history to appear twice on the cover an EA Sports NHL game.
The Washington Capitals are searching for a new head coach after firing Todd Reirden.
For the second season in a row since winning the Stanley Cup, the Washington Capitals were dealt and early exit from the playoffs Thursday night in Toronto.
Alex Ovechkin scored twice, including the go-ahead goal early in the third period, as Washington rallied from two goals down to beat the New York Islanders 3-2 Tuesday night and avoid a sweep in their first-round series.
Mathew Barzal scored 4:28 into overtime, lifting the New York Islanders to a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first-round series Sunday.
Josh Bailey scored a shorthanded goal 6:52 into the third period and the New York Islanders overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Wednesday in a hard-hitting opener to the first-round playoff series.
Barry Trotz famously told the then-defending champion Washington Capitals two years ago any future title runs would go through Long Island.
The league said it had administered over 2,600 tests to more than 800 players form July 13 to 17.
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.