- Metro staying open an hour later for Capitals playoff game Updated: Apr-28-16 9:02 am
- Capitals' Orpik could be difference-maker vs. Penguins Updated: Apr-26-16 5:23 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - Jay Beagle's sharpest memory of the Washington Capitals' 2009 playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins was when he tried to run over Brooks Orpik and instead got flattened at center ice.
- Flyers finish another empty season without Stanley Cup Updated: Apr-25-16 3:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Just as it has in every season since winning it all in 1975, Philadelphia heads home without a Stanley Cup.
- Capitals close out Flyers in 6 games with 1-0 victory Updated: Apr-24-16 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Early in the third period, a Flyers fan held up a sign directed at Washington that read, "You'll choke."
- Neuvirth magnificent against Capitals as Flyers force Game 6 Updated: Apr-23-16 12:10 am
WASHINGTON - Standing in the same crease that Steve Mason allowed a goal from 101 feet out, Philadelphia Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth saw shots from every angle and didn't crack. Not even once.
- Flyers' Scott Laughton taken off on stretcher after hit Updated: Apr-20-16 10:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia center Scott Laughton was taken off the ice on a stretcher after a scary hit into the boards Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Flyers' first-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals.
- Flyers' Bellemare suspended 1 game for hit from behind Updated: Apr-19-16 5:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Flyers forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare has been suspended one game for checking Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov from behind.
- Wrist shots: Flyers say no bracelets for Game 4 Updated: Apr-19-16 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Flyers want to keep wrist shots on the ice and not from fans in the stands.
- Flyers' Couturier out of Capitals series with injury Updated: Apr-15-16 3:11 pm
WASHINGTON - Center Sean Couturier will miss the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers' first-round series against the Washington Capitals because of an upper-body injury.
- Capitals' Holtby as calm as ever going into fourth playoffs Updated: Apr-12-16 4:25 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - When Washington Capitals players see an opposing goaltender bobbling the puck or struggling to make a save, they yell to each other that he looks shaky. When they look back to their own crease, they rarely see that with Braden Holtby.
- Capitals prepare for hard-fought series against Flyers Updated: Apr-11-16 4:04 pm
- Ducks beat Capitals, clinch Pacific Division Updated: Apr-10-16 11:37 pm
WASHINGTON - When the Anaheim Ducks lost nine of their first 10 games, making the playoffs looked like an uphill climb. Now they're Pacific Division champions for the fourth consecutive year.
- Rangers open playoffs at Pens; Ducks vault Kings in Pacific Updated: Apr-10-16 11:04 pm
- Ovechkin has 3 goals, Holtby ties wins record for Capitals Updated: Apr-09-16 11:47 pm
- 'Mr. Game 7' Justin Williams reaches 1,000-game milestone Updated: Apr-08-16 12:40 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - Justin Williams tore ligaments in his left knee (twice), tore the Achilles tendon in his right leg and broke his right ankle - all before he turned 28. Even though he had won a Stanley Cup with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006, it's no wonder the Los Angeles Kings wondered if Williams was damaged goods.
- Penguins beat Capitals in overtime for 8th consecutive win Updated: Apr-07-16 11:01 pm
- Islanders battle through slew of injuries, make playoffs Updated: Apr-06-16 12:06 pm
WASHINGTON - Losing another player to injury struck a nerve for Jack Capuano. The New York Islanders' coach couldn't remember how many times in recent weeks his team had to finish a game with only five defensemen.
- Islanders clinch playoff spot by beating Capitals in OT Updated: Apr-05-16 11:07 pm
WASHINGTON - All eyes were on Braden Holtby in his first chance to tie Martin Brodeur's single-season wins record. Then, New York Islanders rookie Christopher Gibson stole the show at the other end.
- Holtby approaching Brodeur's single-season wins record Updated: Apr-04-16 6:24 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - When Martin Brodeur broke the NHL's single-season wins mark in 2006-07, the New Jersey Devils goaltender was honored that previous record holder Bernie Parent was in attendance. The Hall of Famer sent him a note, and Brodeur had him autograph a replica mask that's still displayed in his home.
- Smith stops 31 shots, Coyotes blank NHL-leading Capitals 3-0 Updated: Apr-03-16 1:34 am
GLENDALE, Arizona - The Washington Capitals have already clinched the best record in the NHL. They were playing for the second straight night and third time in four days.
- Capitals beat Avs 4-2 for franchise-record 55th win of year Updated: Apr-02-16 12:51 am
DENVER - Once the Washington Capitals stopped hitting the post, they were able to reach a milestone.
- Nicklas Backstrom banged up, will miss game at Colorado Updated: Apr-01-16 4:48 pm
DENVER - Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz says center Nicklas Backstrom is dinged up and won't play Friday night against Colorado.
- Chimera fined $5,000 for stick work vs Flyers Updated: Mar-31-16 5:09 pm
NEW YORK - Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for butt-ending Philadelphia rookie defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere in the Flyers' 2-1 win Wednesday night.