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Blog: The Caps are back, minus one

Fifteen members of the Washington Capitals took part in an informal skate Wednesday morning at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex, but the team's No. 1 center was noticeably absent.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 04:45pm EST

Tags: ben raby, Capitals

Backstrom cleared for return to Capitals

Injured Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom has cleared another hurdle as he looks to return to Dale Hunter's lineup before the end of the regular season.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 09:43am EDT

Tags: Capitals, George McPhee


Backstrom in Sweden spending time with family

Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom is in Sweden to spend time with his family, a team spokesman confirmed to WTOP Monday.

Monday - 03/05/2012, 03:47pm EST

Tags: Washington Capitals, Dale Hunter, ben raby

Capitals pull surprise by staying put at deadline

The Washington Capitals pulled a surprise at the NHL trade deadline _ by making no trades at all.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 08:21pm EST


Caps-Pens rivalry minus key players Wed. night

The Capitals begin a four-game homestand tonight at Verizon Center when they meet the Pittsburgh Penguins for the third time this season.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 02:12pm EST

Tags: Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins, Mike Green, ben raby, Federal News Radio, Verizon Center, Dale Hunter