Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals sign power forward Tom Wilson to a 7-year extension worth $45.5 million

By: Canadian Press

General manager Brian MacLellan announced the deal Friday that keeps Wilson from hitting free agency next summer.

August 4, 2023

NHL players gift Alex Ovechkin a piece of hockey history to celebrate historic achievements

By: Chris Lomon

Ovechkin received unique set of Gordie Howe items from NHLPA membership.

March 21, 2023

Capitals re-sign Trevor van Riemsdyk to $9M, 3-year deal

By: Canadian Press

Van Riemsdyk, 31, and forward Conor Sheary were the only two pending unrestricted free agents Washington did not trade before the deadline.

March 11, 2023

Player Q&A | Martin Fehervary

By: Chris Lomon

This British pop star had the Capitals blueliner all starry eyed.

March 1, 2023

Capitals sign Sonny Milano to $5.7 million, 3-year extension

By: Canadian Press

He's now set to count $1.9 million against the salary cap through the 2025-26 season.

February 4, 2023

Lars Eller continues to strive for improvement, grow the game in Denmark

Eller, a revered figure in his homeland, hopes more Danish players get the same opportunities to reach the NHL level.

January 5, 2023

Former Habs forward Devante Smith-Pelly announces retirement from hockey

By: Canadian Press

The 30-year-old Smith-Pelly played with four NHL teams over a 12-year professional hockey career.

December 30, 2022

Alex Ovechkin reaches 800 career goals with hat trick

By: Canadian Press

Ovechkin became the third NHL player to reach 800 career goals.

December 13, 2022

Tying the knot to a new team – Dylan Strome keeps busy this offseason

By: Chris Lomon

Strome, who signed as a free agent with the Washington Capitals in July, has had a jam-packed offseason.

August 11, 2022

Capitals' Backstrom undergoes hip resurfacing surgery

By: Canadian Press

No timeline was given on his return other than the team saying Backstrom will begin a “lengthy” rehabilitation and recovery process immediately.

June 18, 2022

Capitals' Tom Wilson out 6-8 months after knee surgery

By: Canadian Press

The long rehabilitation time frame means Wilson is on track to miss at least the first month of the season, if not more.

May 25, 2022

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