The Washington Capitals vanquished every narrative that hung over them from past failures to hoist the Stanley Cup and quench D.C.’s title drought.
While Washington Capitals fans jammed Capital One Arena for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, other fans are making a night of it outside.
The Caps are returning to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years. Here’s the schedule for when they take the ice against the upstart Vegas Golden Knights.
Alex Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two second-period goals to help the Washington Capitals put a decade of playoff frustration behind them with a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final.
After the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 on Wednesday night, fans celebrated in D.C. See photos.
Metrorail will remain open an additional hour Monday night for fans attending the Capitals v. Lightning game at Capital One Arena.
The Tampa Bay Lightning stormed back in the Eastern Conference final against the Washington Capitals, thanks in part to a thriving power play and suddenly reliable penalty-killing unit.
Until Washington’s sports owners commit to the basic decency of making sure their fans and employees have a ride home, they don’t deserve a title.
The Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal to edge the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Thursday night, tying the Eastern Conference final at two games apiece.
Returning from a four-game absence with a right hand injury, Backstrom won six of nine faceoffs and looked more like himself as the night wore on. With Game 5 looming Saturday night at Tampa Bay, Backstrom’s improvement is one of the keys to Washington bouncing back from consecutive home losses.
Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom could return to the lineup for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final against Tampa Bay. Backstrom has missed four games with a hand injury.
Hear the highlights of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final between the Washington Capitals and the Tampa Bay Lightning with John Walton and Ken Sabourin on the call.
Metro’s CEO Paul Wiedefeld announced that Metrorail will remain open for an additional hour for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals thanks to Exelon and Pepco.
The Washington Capitals scored in the opening minute of the game and twice in the last 1:02 of the second period to pull away to a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night and a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference final.
Jon Cooper is confident the Tampa Bay Lightning will be fine against the Washington Capitals.