Blackhawks ready to move on after Winter Classic loss

After all of the hype and build-up to the 2015 Winter Classic, the Chicago Blackhawks leave Washington, D.C., with zero points and a disappointing loss to the Capitals. With Chicago captain Jonathan Toews in th...

Hawks remain a force since 2009 Winter Classic

When the Chicago Blackhawks hosted the Detroit Red Wings at Wrigley Field for the 2009 Winter Classic, they were a team in transition. Out of the playoff picture for seven years, and without a Stanley Cup for 4...

Winter Classic could face battle for ratings

"My belief is that New Year's Day used to be about college football, and now New Year's Day is about the NHL." That was Ted Leonsis, speaking this past September at a Winter Classic press conference, on the ...

2015 Winter Classic at a Glance

Bridgestone and the NHL’s annual Winter Classic has become a must-see event for sports fans. For the first time, the league is taking the yearly hockey showcase below the Mason-Dixon line for an outdoor game in...

Winter Classic Rink Construction Begins

The world’s largest mobile refrigeration unit arrived at Nationals Stadium Monday morning as the countdown to the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic continues. Arriving from Toronto after five days and 480 mil...

Caps Look Ahead to 2015 Winter Classic

The 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, which will be held at Nationals Stadium, is less than three weeks away. Capitals players are starting to think about the event, especially with EPIX cameras shadowing...

Coach’s Corner: Barry Trotz

Chimera’s loss is Burakovsky’s gain? Jason Chimera refused to speak with the media after being chided by his coach last night for taking a costly penalty in overtime. Head Coach Barry Trotz had the follow...

Caps slide continues with loss to Bolts

Alex Ovechkin snapped his 5-game scoreless streak Saturday night, but the Washington Capitals losing skid extended to three as they fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-3. Washington and Tampa traded goals for...

Caps Roundup: Trotz Shuffles Lines Plus More

After a disappointing road trip through Western Canada, where the Caps managed only 5 goals in 3 games, Barry Trotz debuted yet another set of line combinations at the Capitals practice Tuesday morning. The ...