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Adam Oates will be the 16th head coach in Washington Capitals history, WTOP has learned.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired goaltender Tomas Vokoun from the Washington Capitals for a seventh-round draft pick.
The decisive Game 7 between the Capitals and Rangers is Saturday in New York. Halfway across town, a "Caps Bar" in the East Village will be full of fans Rockin' the Red.
Instead of Caps fans in red jerseys celebrating, it was New York Rangers fans who got to hoot, holler and gloat all the way out of the landmark midtown Manhattan building.
Marc Staal scored a power-play goal 1:35 into overtime after Brad Richards tied it in the dying seconds of regulation to lift the New York Rangers to a stunning 3-2 victory.
The Capitals are in New York for Game 5 Monday night, looking to take the lead in the series with the Rangers. Defenseman Karl Alzner says the game plan is to play simple.
Joel Ward, who is African American, had scored the winning goal against the Bruins before the Tweets, many containing the N-word, showed up. Now, some of those who tweeted the racist remarks are facing consequences.
Metro will continue with scheduled maintenance this weekend despite pleas to put it on hold due to a number of local events.
This weekend is going to be a busy one for sports in the area with the Caps hosting the Rangers and the Nats hosting the Phillies.
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