- Capitals get G Halak from Sabres for G Neuvirth Updated: Mar-05-14 9:02 pm
- Capitals pick up LW Penner, dump RW Erat in trades Updated: Mar-04-14 8:59 pm
- Alex Ovechkin's father recovering from surgery Updated: Feb-20-14 3:25 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - Four years ago, Jaroslav Halak shut down Alex Ovechkin's top-seeded Washington Capitals in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Now the Capitals hope the goalie will help them reach the postseason.
ARLINGTON, Virginia - In danger of missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007, the Washington Capitals added forward Dustin Penner in a deal with the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, while also trading disgruntled forward Martin Erat to the Phoenix Coyotes.
ARLINGTON, Virginia - Russia's stunning elimination from the Olympic hockey tournament was followed by somber family news for Alex Ovechkin, whose father is recovering from heart surgery after falling ill in Sochi.