Caps beat Avs in sixth straight home win

With two minutes left on the clock, what was once a confident Washington team was scrambling to weather a fervent push from the desperate Colorado Avalanche. As the seconds ticked down, the crowd at Verizon sto...

Caps fall to Flyers in OT

The Caps looked to string back-to-back wins together, something they have struggled with this season, against the Philadelphia Flyers after flying in the night before from their 6-2 win over a flailing Toronto ...

Caps look to avoid post-Winter Classic slump

With the spectacle of the Winter Classic in the rearview mirror, the Washington Capitals hope to keep the momentum going with a Sunday matinee visit from the Florida Panthers. Forward Troy Brouwer, who score...

Caps overcome home ice disadvantage

The Washington Capitals bucked a trend on Thursday, becoming just the second home team to win a Winter Classic. Since the Winter Classic was first held in 2008, the home team has won just twice, including the C...

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...

Caps steal Winter Classic with late game heroics

With diagonal shadows covering a portion of Washington Capitals end, the officials dropped the puck and the 2015 Winter Classic began. A sea of 42,832 hockey fans filled Nationals Park, a mix of Washington and ...

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...

Will the sun glare postpone the NHL Winter Classic?

When the Washington Capitals took the ice at 11:30 this morning, half the ice was shaded and the other was in the sun. Braden Holtby sat in the goal in the shade, staring out at his teammates. “The ice, 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...

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...