Washington Capitals

Paige and Nic Dowd bring the joy of the game to families affected by sensory sensitivities

By: Chris Lomon

Launched in 2018, Dowd's Crowd provides children with sensory needs the opportunity to attend Washington Capitals games.

March 10, 2022

Capitals sign center Nic Dowd to $3.9M, 3-year extension

By: Canadian Press

Dowd will count $1.3 million against the salary cap each of the past three seasons, almost double his current $750,000 value.

November 14, 2021

Capitals re-sign Alex Ovechkin to $47.5M, 5-year contract

By: Canadian Press

The winger who captained the Capitals to their only Stanley Cup in franchise history is now under contract through the 2025-26 season.

July 27, 2021

One Minute with Alex Ovechkin

By: NHLPA Staff

From tear-jerkers to getting his groove on, One Minute with Alex Ovechkin covers it all.

June 25, 2021

Ovechkin joins Washington Spirit ownership group

By: Chris Lomon

Inspired in part by his mother Tatyana, a 2x Olympic gold medal basketball player, Alex Ovechkin is all in on supporting female soccer and the D.C community.

May 25, 2021

Alex Ovechkin confident he will sign extension with Capitals

By: Canadian Press

Teammates would be surprised if Ovechkin isn't back.

May 25, 2021

This or That | Alex Ovechkin

By: NHLPA Staff

Alex Ovechkin makes some buzzer-beater decisions in a round of This or That.

April 21, 2021

Conor Sheary signs 2-year, $3 million deal with Capitals

By: Canadian Press

Forward Conor Sheary re-signed with the Washington Capitals for two years and $3 million on Wednesday.

April 14, 2021

Caps sign Trevor van Riemsdyk to 2-year extension

By: Canadian Press

The Washington Capitals signed defenceman Trevor van Riemsdyk to a two-year, $1.9 million contract extension on Sunday.

March 21, 2021

Ovechkin nets 718, passes Espo for 6th as Caps stop Isles

By: Canadian Press

Alex Ovechkin scored his 718th goal to pass Phil Esposito for sole possession of sixth on the NHL’s career list.

March 16, 2021

Full offseason plate no problem for Hathaway

By: Chris Lomon

From fundraising for Hath's Heroes to preparing for his new role as a father, Garnet Hathaway's plate is full and that's just the way he likes it.

January 7, 2021

The King already feeling at home in the capital

By: Chris Lomon

With a visit to his new city and freshly designed gear almost in hand, the Henrik Lundqvist is feeling right at home with the Washington Capitals.

November 19, 2020

Capitals fire coach Todd Reirden after 2 post-season letdowns

By: Canadian Press

The Washington Capitals have fired coach Todd Reirden after a second consecutive first-round exit in the playoffs.

August 23, 2020

Eller donates Cleanse Portal, encourages support of homeless community

By: Chris Lomon

The Eller family has once again stepped up to help others in their community.

May 26, 2020

Hath's Heroes raises $15K to feed first responders amid COVID-19 pandemic

By: Chris Lomon

Garnet Hathaway is playing his part in showing appreciation for first responders during the coronavirus pandemic.

April 13, 2020

After the Buzzer | Nic Dowd

By: Chris Lomon

Hockey player. Father. Husband. Five-star driver. Reporter. Nic Dowd is a little bit of everything.

March 11, 2020

After the Buzzer | Brenden Dillon

By: Chris Lomon

Dillon took a few minutes to check in with NHLPA.com to talk about welcome texts, Washington’s welcome wagon scene, and locker room music.

March 4, 2020

Capitals sign Nicklas Backstrom for 5-year, $46M deal

By: Canadian Press

The Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom for the long term, agreeing to a $46 million, five-year contract extension on Tuesday.

January 14, 2020

Player Q&A | Nicklas Backstrom

By: NHLPA Staff

They handed him No. 19, and he never looked back on his way to over 900 NHL games with the Washington Capitals.

January 8, 2020

Capitals trade Stephenson to Golden Knights for 5th-rounder

By: Canadian Press

The Washington Capitals traded forward Chandler Stephenson to the Vegas Golden Knights for a 2021 fifth-round pick.

December 3, 2019