- Caps' Tom Wilson fined $2,400 for knee hit to Pens' Sheary Updated: Apr-29-16 2:51 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - The NHL fined Capitals forward Tom Wilson $2,404 on Friday for his knee-on-knee hit on Pittsburgh's Conor Sheary, sparing him a suspension that could have altered the second-round playoff series against the Penguins.
- 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.
- 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.
- Hakstol's success opens NHL door to more college coaches Updated: Apr-21-16 4:53 pm
When the Philadelphia Flyers hired Dave Hakstol as coach last summer, T.J. Oshie was surprised.
- 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.
- NHL's "Ironmen" ready to carry heavy load in playoffs Updated: Apr-13-16 12:24 pm
The real test of Kris Letang's relentless stamina doesn't come in the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room after a long game. When he logs the kind of ice time that looks like a typo on the stat sheet, the big challenge comes the next morning, when his young son Alex hops into bed ready for dad to get up and play.
- Age-old question: Is Panarin too old to be NHL's top rookie? Updated: Apr-13-16 2:38 am
The NHL has once before made a significant change to its rookie of the year rules by establishing an age limit after 31-year-old Sergei Makarov won the Calder Trophy in 1990.
- High-profile injuries around NHL muddle playoff landscape Updated: Apr-12-16 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON - The defending Eastern Conference Tampa Bay Lightning are a lot more uneasy going into the playoffs than they were a year ago. Not having Steven Stamkos and Anton Stralman can do that.
- 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
- 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.