Washington Capitals

A decade since Sochi, John Carlson is still playing big minutes for the Capitals at age 34

By: Canadian Press

John Carlson has played more hockey than anyone in the NHL this season not named Drew Doughty, and that volume has not gone unnoticed around the league.

April 10, 2024

T.J. Oshie returns to the Capitals' lineup and is honored for playing in 1,000 NHL games

By: Canadian Press

Oshie was back against Winnipeg for game No. 70 of 82 after missing the past two because of injury.

March 24, 2024

Oshie has endless list of thanks ahead of 1,000th NHL game

By: Chris Lomon

Ahead of his silver stick milestone, T.J. Oshie reflects on the countless people who have helped him achieve success and the lessons he’s passing down to his own children.

March 12, 2024

Capitals re-sign defenseman Rasmus Sandin to a 5-year contract worth $23 million

By: Canadian Press

He will count $4.6 million against the salary cap through the 2028-29 NHL season.

March 6, 2024

Capitals and players celebrate Black History Month in style

By: NHLPA Staff

From local artists creating special designs to player-attended hockey clinics, the Washington Capitals’ unique initiatives were on full display as the club celebrated Black History Month.

February 28, 2024

Capitals sign Aliaksei Protas to a 5-year extension worth $16.876 million

By: Canadian Press

When the new contract kicks in next season, Protas will count $3.375 million annually against the salary cap through 2028-29.

January 19, 2024

Ovechkin hosts seventh American Special Hockey Association clinic

Washington Capitals captain, Alexander Ovechkin, in partnership with the American Special Hockey Association, recently hosted approximately 50 skaters with developmental disabilities.

January 13, 2024

Wilson makes surprise visit to military families at UHL clinic

By: Chris Lomon

Tom Wilson, forward for the Washington Capitals, has been working with the United Heroes League and military families since 2019.

January 9, 2024

Capitals sign defenseman Ethan Bear to a 2-year contract

By: Canadian Press

Ethan Bear is back in the NHL following shoulder surgery after signing a two-year contract with the Washington Capitals.

December 28, 2023

Nicklas Backstrom is unlikely to play again this season, Capitals GM Brian MacLellan says

By: Canadian Press

Washington is counting on 22-year-old Connor McMichael to shift to center in Backstrom's absence and for others to step up.

November 6, 2023

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