Caps remain unbeaten in regulation

The Capitals notched their third win of the season Saturday night and remain the only team in the Eastern Conference not to lose a game in regulation. After regulation and overtime finished with Washington and ...

Toe-to-Toe with Caps GM Brian MacLellan

Leading up to the 2014-2015 season, Capitals players, coaches and management addressed the press at the team’s annual media luncheon. Inside Hockey contributing writer Alex Nseir caught up with first-year gener...

New-look Caps have new attitude

As if sacking the head coach and general manager at the end of last season, signing high-profile free agents to bolster a weak defensive corps, nabbing Barry Trotz as a new head coach and bringing in fresh goal...

Leonsis, Niskanen make case for Orpik

The weekend before NHL Free Agency began, 33-year-old defenseman Brooks Oprik paid a visit to Washington. He spent hours with the Capitals coaches and staff, met General Manager Brian MacLellan, and finally sat...

Matt Niskanen chooses Caps on first day of free agency

In the days leading up to NHL free agency, well after new Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford made it clear that Matt Niskanen was no longer in his team’s long-term plans, Niskanen started sorting through a...

Caps set record in season finale loss

After a season during which they never seemed to find consistency or an identity, Sunday afternoon the Capitals went out, appropriately, with a whimper. Washington’s 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning marked t...

Caps ‘wish’ they had solutions after loss to Pens

“I wish I (knew).” That was Adam Oates’ response to a question regarding the Caps tendency to allow goals quickly after scoring their own. Apparently, he’s just as confounded by the problem as everyone else....

Mr. Bettman goes to Washington for charity, veterans

Lawmakers top Lobbyists in sixth annual charity game The Capitals may have been out of town Wednesday night, but there was no dearth of hockey action in the D.C. Metro area. Federal lawmakers, Congressional ...

Caps lose their cool, drop game to Flyers

Dmitry Orlov could have been the hero in the Caps matinee game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday. Instead, he and the Capitals found a new way to lose a two-goal lead. This time, though, they couldn’t m...