Team: Washington Capitals

Playoff Performer of the Night | T.J. Oshie

By: Nadia Vocaturo

With the Washington Capitals facing elimination, T.J. Oshie came through for his team with a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in a 3-0 victory that forced Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final.

May 22, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | John Carlson

By: Nadia Vocaturo

John Carlson picked up a pair of assists for his 11th this postseason, to lead all defencemen in the category, while helping the Washington Capitals to a 6-2 victory in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning Sunday night.

May 14, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Alex Ovechkin

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Alex Ovechkin helped the Washington Capitals start their Eastern Conference Final on the right foot with a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning Friday night.

May 12, 2018

My Top 5 | Blocked Shots

By: Chris Lomon

Who has the best shot-stopping stats so far in the 2017-18 postseason? Hint: Three Washington Capitals made the cut.

May 8, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Evgeny Kuznetsov

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 5:27 into overtime, assisted by a takeaway from Alex Ovechkin, which sent No 92 on a breakaway to propel the Washington Capitals to their first Eastern Conference Final since 1998 a 2-1 win over their rival Pittsburgh Penguins Monday Night.

May 8, 2018

Visa Presents: Player Q&A with Nicklas Backstrom

By: NHLPA Staff

Based on Nicklas Backstrom's number one pet peeve, we get the impression he is a pretty laid back guy! More on the alternate captain for the Washington Capitals in this week's Player Q&A.

May 2, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Nicklas Backstrom

By: Nadia Vocaturo

When stakes are high Nicklas Backstrom just has a habit of coming in clutch, and his three-point Saturday night that included the series-swaying, game-winning goal was no different.

April 22, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Sergei Fedorov

By: Nadia Vocaturo

The smooth-skating Fedorov was one fifth of the famed “Russian Five”. In this week’s episode, we revisit the 2003-04 season, which marked Fedorov's departure from the club he won three Stanley Cups with.

April 19, 2018

My Top 5 | GAA Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

Check out these five big-time backstoppers (currently active with 30+ starts) who showcase some serious talent when it comes to keeping the puck out of their net.

April 3, 2018

A tribute to Alex Ovechkin's 1,000th NHL game

By: Nadia Vocaturo

The milestones just keep coming for Alex Ovechkin, who skates in his 1,000th NHL game April 1 – and shows no signs of slowing down as he looks to capture his seventh Rocket Richard Trophy.

April 1, 2018

Top 5 | 2017-18 shots leaders

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to loading up and letting it fly, these five stars crank it up and fire away more than any other players in the league.

March 27, 2018

Alex Ovechkin joins NHL's exclusive 600-goal club

By: Canadian Press

Everyone around Alex Ovechkin had a hunch this was his night.

March 12, 2018

Oshie's pure love of game infectiously inspires his popularity

By: Chris Lomon

T. J. Oshie’s game face is hardly one-dimensional. But as one of his former collegiate coach’s notes, it’s a look that perfectly captures the right wing’s genuine love for the game.

February 27, 2018

Visa Presents: Player Q&A with Braden Holtby

By: NHLPA Staff

Get your 'Holtby Things' fix in this week's Player Q&A with Braden Holtby.

February 21, 2018

Orpik and G&D Visit Tucker Road Ducks In Washington

The Capitals defenceman surprised local kids to present 25 sets of hockey equipment.

January 12, 2018

Player Q&A | Jay Beagle

By: NHLPA Staff

Jay Beagle can make a mean bison pasta, but he won't share his secret ingredient.

May 10, 2017

Andre Burakovsky | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Andre Burakovsky scored in his second consecutive game Monday to help the Washington Capitals to fend off elimination once more in a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

May 9, 2017

Kevin Shattenkirk | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Kevin Shattenkirk came through at a crucial moment for the Washington Capitals Monday with the Game Three-winner in overtime for his first goal of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

May 2, 2017

Tom Wilson | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Tom Wilson (2-0—0) picked a fine time to put up his first multi-goal performance in Wednesday's 5-4 Washington Capitals win.

April 20, 2017

Player Q&A | Kevin Shattenkirk

By: NHLPA Staff

Get to know Washington Capitals blueliner Kevin Shattenkirk in this week's Player Q&A.

April 19, 2017