Coming off the adrenaline-pumping 5-1 win over the Sharks on Thursday, the Capitals will face the Anaheim Ducks Sunday evening in southern California.
Alex Ovechkin has passed Sergei Fedorov as the top-scoring Russian player in NHL history.
The Washington Capitals are welcoming Barry Trotz and the Islanders to town for the first time since Trotz celebrated the Capitals’ first-ever Stanley Cup Championship with the team.
Nicklas Backstrom scored in the third period after missing a game, and Alexander Ovechkin netted his NHL-leading 31st and 32nd goals of the season, helping the Washington Capitals win their 14th straight over the Boston Bruins with a 4-2 victory Thursday night.
“I am confident that we have the team to do it again,” a Washington Capitals fan from Howard County, Maryland, told WTOP outside the Capital One Arena, where the Caps beat the Boston Bruins 7-0 in Wednesday’s home opener. See photos.
The Capitals seemed to celebrate as hard as any champion in NHL history. When they get on the ice for the first practices of training camp Friday, they will be just one of 31 teams chasing a title all over again.
Move over, Stanley Cup. Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has something new to cradle at night: his newborn son. See photo.
Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin took the NHL trophy to a fan zone in Moscow where World Cup games are screened.
Over the next few months, Alex Ovechkin will return home to Moscow and have his day with the Cup, celebrate Russia hosting the World Cup and — at some point — become a father when wife Nastya gives birth to the couple’s first child. For the first time in the superstar’s 13-year career, the offseason won’t include questions about whether he can get it done in the playoffs and help the Washington Capitals win it all.
Just over a week removed from winning the Stanley Cup, the Capitals 2018 preseason schedule is starting to take shape.
Alex Ovechkin may be done doing keg stands from the Stanley Cup, but he is happy to help others live out the dream, like Jimmy Fallon on the “Tonight Show.” See photos.
As the 2017-2018 Washington Capitals showed us, sometimes it takes a little longer to reach your goal. And, as WTOP’s Jonathan Warner writes in his column, it just makes it that much sweeter.
Just a few days after going on sale, the Capitals Stanley Cup Champions bobbleheads have been among the most popular NHL championship bobbleheads produced and the company that makes them are adding some more options for fans.
Caps fans will want to tune into “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Monday night to see some special guests from the 2018 Stanley Cup championship team.
Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin dig a keg stand from the Stanley Cup and took a dip in a shallow fountain during the Caps’ long celebration after winning the Cup on Thursday. See video.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.