1. Alex Ovechkin Scores Hat Trick in Honor of Young Cancer Survivor

    The Washington Capitals welcomed Alex Luey, a 13-year-old cancer survivor from Canada, into their locker room on Saturday. Washington team captain Alex Ovechkin made sure it was a special night for Luey...

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  2. Ranking the Biggest Surprises at the Start of the 2017-18 NHL Season

    The 2017-18 NHL season is approaching the two-week mark. After a long summer, it's great to have the players back on the iceā€”and easy to overinflate some of the early trends that catch our eyes...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Alex Ovechkin 1st Since 1917 to Open NHL Season with Back-to-Back Hat Tricks

    Washington Capitals winger Alexander Ovechkin became the first NHL player in 100 years to tally back-to-back hat tricks to open a season...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. Alex Ovechkin Announces He Won't Play for Team Russia in 2018 Olympics

    Alex Ovechkin had been doing everything he could to compete in the Olympics for Russia, but he now admits that this dream is dead...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 6,917 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Players with the Best Chance to Score 50 Goals in 2017-18

    For NHL scorers, tallying 50 goals in a season is a noteworthy achievement. Last season, however, marked the first time since 2003-04 that no one reached the vaunted milestone in a non-lockout year...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 4 months ago 10,190 reads 0 comments

  6. 10 NHL Stars Who Could Decline in 2017-18

    All NHL players reach a point in their careers when their skills begin to deteriorate. For some of the league's stars, such as Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin and New ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 11,782 reads 0 comments

  7. Alex Ovechkin Dances Shirtless Onstage at His Wedding Ceremony in Russia

    Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin celebrated his marriage to Nastasiya Ovechkina nee Shubskaya in Russia on Saturday. It looked like an elegant ceremony and celebration: Until Ovi hopped onto the stage...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 months ago 55 reads 0 comments

  8. Capitals GM Says 'Maybe' Alex Ovechkin Could Be Traded for 'Legitimate' Deal

    Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan revealed Tuesday that the Caps could trade superstar left winger Alexander Ovechkin if someone offered a "legitimate hockey ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 34,352 reads 0 comments

  9. Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest NHL Speculation

    As more teams fall by the wayside in the 2017 NHL playoffs, there's an increase in trade and free-agent speculation...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 8 months ago 16,776 reads 0 comments

  10. Alex Ovechkin Says Hamstring, Knee Injuries Were Not Tears, Won't Need Surgery

    Washington Capitals star forward Alex Ovechkin confirmed Friday he won't need offseason surgery after battling through hamstring and knee injuries during the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 3,001 reads 0 comments

  11. Alex Ovechkin's Wife Shares Ghastly Photo of His Bruised Leg

    Alex Ovechkin's playoff turmoil continued when the Pittsburgh Penguins eliminated his Washington Capitals on Wednesday in the second round. It's now clear the NHL star played through a significant leg injury...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 26,948 reads 0 comments

  12. Barry Trotz Avoids Question on Alex Ovechkin's Play in Series Loss to Penguins

    Another early exit from the playoffs and the Washington Capitals are out of answers. When asked to evaluate the performance of captain Alex Ovechkin after the 2-0 Game 7 loss ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 months ago 10,560 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Playoff Schedule 2017: Game Times, TV Info and Preview for Wednesday

    Game 7 is the most thrilling situation in all of sports, and there will be two Wednesday to finish off the second round of the 2017 NHL playoffs...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 8 months ago 2,928 reads 0 comments

  14. Capitals Stay Alive with 3 Goals in 3rd Period, Beat Penguins 4-2 in Game 5

    The Washington Capitals found themselves on the brink of elimination heading into the third period of Game 5 of their NHL Stanley Cup playoff second-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins trailing, 2-1...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 months ago 9,172 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL Playoff Schedule 2017: Updated Stanley Cup Game Times and Picks

    The Eastern Conference will take center stage Saturday as the NHL playoffs get set to roll on with a pair of showdowns that shouldn't be short on drama...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 3,255 reads 0 comments

  16. Kevin Shattenkirk OT Goal Lifts Capitals to Win vs. Penguins After Blowing Lead

    Despite allowing two late goals to force overtime, the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on the road in Game 3 in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 4,317 reads 0 comments

  17. Penguins Demolish Capitals 6-2 in Game 2; Kessel, Guentzel Score 2 Goals Apiece

    The Washington Capitals are in danger of another early playoff exit. The Pittsburgh Penguins earned a 6-2 victory in Game 2 Saturday, extending their series lead to 2-0 over the Presidents' Trophy winners...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 months ago 9,155 reads 0 comments

  18. Penguins Grab 3-2 Game 1 Win vs. Capitals; Sidney Crosby Scores 2 Goals

    The Pittsburgh Penguins grabbed a 1-0 series lead over the Washington Capitals in the 2017 NHL playoffs after a 3-2 victory Thursday night in Washington, D.C...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 5,122 reads 0 comments

  19. Burning Questions for the 2nd Round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Eighteen overtime games. Two sweeps. No Game 7s, but one doozy of an upset. As usual, the first round of this year's Stanley Cup playoffs offered a bonanza of quality hockey entertainment...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 9 months ago 5,175 reads 0 comments

  20. NHL Playoff Schedule 2017: 2nd-Round TV Coverage, Live-Stream Guide and Picks

    Fast-paced, tight and thrilling are words very much synonymous with the quest for the Stanley Cup, and the 2017 NHL playoffs are living up to that billing this spring...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 9 months ago 3,552 reads 0 comments

  21. NHL Playoffs 2017: Schedule, Odds and Predictions for Sunday's Stanley Cup Games

    The first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs has progressed at a swift pace, and things will accelerate even more Sunday, with two elimination games on deck...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 10,339 reads 0 comments

  22. Alex Ovechkin Briefly Leaves Game 5 vs. Maple Leafs with Leg Injury

    Washington Capitals left winger Alex Ovechkin suffered a left leg injury in the first period of Game 5 against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night following a collision with Nazem Kadri...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 8,411 reads 0 comments

  23. NHL Playoff Schedule 2017: TV, Live-Stream Info for Thursday's 1st-Round Bracket

    The Washington Capitals will look to end their postseason woes with possibly their best team ever, and the Chicago Blackhawks start their journey towards another title when the second night of the 2017 NHL Playoffs begin Thursday...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 9 months ago 3,498 reads 0 comments

  24. NHL Playoff Odds 2017: Handicapping Every Team's Stanley Cup Hopes

    The only definite promise to be found in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs is uncertainty. Outside of Washington, a team which carries the weight of expectation given its position ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 9 months ago 37,697 reads 0 comments

  25. NHL Playoffs 2017: Schedule, Stanley Cup Bracket Format and Predictions

    Wednesday marks the start of the 2017 NHL playoffs, and games will come down the pipe at a fast and furious pace as the first round begins...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 24,840 reads 0 comments