- 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
- Capitals acquire F Dustin Penner from Ducks Updated: Mar-04-14 5:37 pm
- Ovechkin apologizes for Russia hockey performance Updated: Feb-25-14 3:31 pm
- Sweden's Backstrom fails doping test in Sochi Updated: Feb-23-14 1:48 pm
- Holtby makes 25 saves, Capitals beat Devils Updated: Feb-09-14 12:23 am
- Swedes put Marcus Johansson in Henrik Sedin's spot Updated: Feb-07-14 11:32 am
- Ovechkin gets 40th to lead Capitals past Jets 4-2 Updated: Feb-06-14 11:11 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 - The Washington Capitals acquired forward Dustin Penner from the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, adding another potential candidate for the top line of Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom.
ARLINGTON, Virginia - Alex Ovechkin apologized for Russia's hockey performance at the Olympics, a sentiment put in perspective by the encouraging news that his father was on the way home after heart surgery.
SOCHI, Russia - Sweden center Nicklas Backstrom watched from the athletes village as his teammates lost to Canada in the Olympic hockey gold-medal game because he failed a doping test for a substance found in an allergy medication.
WASHINGTON - Julien Brouillette won't be joining his five Washington Capitals teammates who are on their way to play Olympic hockey in Sochi.
SOCHI, Russia - Sweden has put Marcus Johansson in Henrik Sedin's spot for the Sochi Games.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry, the most powerful politician in the house, performed a ceremonial puck drop to send the Olympians on their way.