Washington Capitals

Player Q&A | T.J. Oshie

By: NHLPA Staff

Which Hockey Hall of Famer makes T.J. Oshie's list as the most superstitious teammate he's ever played with, and more from the proud Warroad, Minnesotan!

3 days ago

Stanley Cup champion Capitals to visit Trump at White House

By: Canadian Press

Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. One player has already said he won't attend.

4 days ago

Capitals' signing of Snively is evidence of Ovechkin effect

By: Canadian Press

Joe Snively cheered for the Washington Capitals growing up and played his youth hockey at their practice facility as part of the Little Caps program.

5 days ago

Capitals acquire defenceman Nick Jensen from Red Wings

By: Canadian Press

The Washington Capitals upgraded their blue line Friday by acquiring defenceman Nick Jensen from the Detroit Red Wings.

February 22, 2019

Washington Capitals acquire forward Carl Hagelin from Kings

By: Canadian Press

The Washington Capitals have acquired winger Carl Hagelin from the Los Angeles Kings for a 2019 third-round pick and a conditional sixth-round pick in the next year's entry draft.

February 21, 2019

Washington Capitals put playoff hero Smith-Pelly on waivers

By: Canadian Press

The Washington Capitals placed playoff hero Devante Smith-Pelly on waivers Wednesday ahead of next week's NHL trade deadline.

February 20, 2019

Ovechkin passes Fedorov for Russian scoring record in NHL

By: Canadian Press

With an assist on Tuesday night, Alex Ovechkin passed Sergei Fedorov as the top-scoring Russian player in NHL history.

February 5, 2019

Capitals sign goalie Pheonix Copley to $3.3M, 3-year deal

By: Canadian Press

The Washington Capitals have signed backup goaltender Pheonix Copley to a $3.3 million, three-year extension.

February 4, 2019

Ovechkin to skip NHL All-Star Game, be suspended 1 game

By: Canadian Press

Alex Ovechkin has decided to skip the All-Star Weekend in San Jose to get some extra rest and will serve an automatic one-game suspension.

January 2, 2019

Visa Teammate Gift-Giving Series

By: Ryan Parker

Some of the biggest names in the game open up about teammate gifts.

December 21, 2018

NHL and NHLPA statement on Tom Wilson suspension

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson’s 20‑game suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist has been reduced by Arbitrator Shyam Das to 14 games, available here.

November 13, 2018

Player Q&A | Andre Burakovsky

By: NHLPA Staff

No question that the strangest game day superstition Andre Burakovsky has ever seen, is one he was a part of.

November 6, 2018

Alzner: It was the first time I was happy to see a team that I wasn’t on, win

By: Tim Wharnsby

History tells us that players will not closely follow the proceedings of the Stanley Cup playoffs if he doesn’t make the postseason or his team has been eliminated.

October 23, 2018

Capitals re-sign Tom Wilson to $31.02 million, 6-year deal

By: Canadian Press

The Washington Capitals have re-signed right winger Tom Wilson to a $31.02 million, six-year deal.

July 27, 2018

Ovechkin wins ESPY for Best Male Athlete as first NHL player

By: Chris Lomon

Ovechkin managed to outduel some serious competition at the 2018 ESPYs.

July 24, 2018

Capitals bring back Brooks Orpik in $1 million, 1-year deal

By: Canadian Press

The Capitals are bringing back Brooks Orpik, a leader on Washington's Stanley Cup-winning team.

July 24, 2018

My Top 5 | Brett Connolly

By: Chris Lomon

It was a Hollywood ending for Brett Connolly and the Washington Capitals in 2017-18, a season in which the right wing and his teammates hoisted the Stanley Cup aloft.

July 24, 2018

Capitals re-sign Bowey to $2 million, 2-year deal

By: Canadian Press

The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenceman Madison Bowey to a two-year deal worth $2 million.

July 19, 2018

Capitals re-sign Smith-Pelly, agree to terms with Kempny

By: Canadian Press

The Washington Capitals are bringing back two of the more important from their Stanley Cup run by getting new contracts done with winger Devante Smith-Pelly and defenceman Michal Kempny.

June 28, 2018

Caps players share memories, tattoo, and a laugh at Vrana's expense

By: Chris Lomon

Getting your name etched on the Stanley Cup is no easy task. Getting that moment engraved on your body proved to be at least as tough for a couple of Washington Capitals players.

June 19, 2018