The Washington Capitals have signed winger Carl Hagelin to an $11 million, four-year deal.
The Washington Capitals have traded out defenseman Matt Niskanen for Philadelphia Flyers’ Radko Gudas.
The NHL said Friday it has closed its review of Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov and a now-deleted video on social media that appears to show him in a hotel room with lines of white powder on a table in front of him.
Washington Capitals’ forward Evgeny Kuznetsov said Friday that he has “never taken illegal drugs in my life and career.” The team said it was “disappointed” but accepted his apology and explanation.
The Washington Capitals confirmed star Evgeny Kuznetsov is shown in a now-deleted video on social media that appears to show him in a hotel room with lines of white powder on a table in front of him.
Two roads diverged in a crazy world of hockey and brought them to this Stanley Cup Final. Cassidy has guided the Boston Bruins to this point a decade and a half after a disastrous tenure in Washington. Berube took the St. Louis Blues from worst to their first final since 1970 several years after a short stint in Philadelphia.
Paying the bills, going out to dinner and cutting the grass can fall by the wayside for NHL players on long playoff runs. With so much focus on hockey, everything on the outside is forgotten about this time of year.
After so much went right for them to win the first Cup in franchise history, the Washington Capitals didn’t get the good fortune of health or bounces and now have a long summer to think about what to do better next time.
The game-used puck from the Capitals’ Stanley Cup clinching win is in good hands
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The hope and optimism demonstrated by Capitals fans before and during Game 7 against the Carolina Hurricanes was replaced by the shock that the Stanley Cup run for the defending champions would last only one round.
Calvin de Haan was at a loss for words about what comes next. Minutes after the Carolina Hurricanes’ shocking 4-3 double-overtime victory in Game 7 to move on to the second round, he wasn’t yet…
Jordan Staal tied it in the third period, Brock McGinn scored in the second overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes stormed back to stun the Washington Capitals 4-3 in Game 7 on Wednesday night to eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Carolina 0 2 1 0 1—4 Washington 2 1 0 0 0—3 First Period_1, Washington, Burakovsky 1, 2:13. 2, Washington, Wilson 3 (Orlov, Ovechkin), 6:23. Penalties_McKegg, CAR, (hooking), 13:39; Backstrom, WSH, (interference), 16:58. Second Period_3,…
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