Washington Capitals

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

Trotz resigns as coach of Stanley Cup-winning Capitals

By: Canadian Press

Barry Trotz has resigned as coach of the Washington Capitals after leading them to the Stanley Cup.

June 18, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Devante Smith-Pelly

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Devante Smith-Pelly scored the biggest goal of his NHL career to help him and the Washington Capitals to their first-ever Stanley Cup Championship in a 4-3 victory in Thursday night's Game 5.

June 8, 2018

Capitals win first Stanley cup as Ovechkin nets Conn Smythe

By: Chris Lomon

The Washington Capitals have won the 2018 Stanley Cup, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final with a 4-3 victory in Game 5 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Thursday night.

June 7, 2018

John Carlson thrives in playoff atmosphere

By: Chris Lomon

How would Mark Hunter describe Washington’s John Carlson’s one and only season with the London Knights? Untapped.

June 7, 2018

200 pucks a day pays off for Beagle

By: Chris Lomon

It was four years ago, just after the end of the 2013-14 NHL season, when Jay Beagle went to work almost daily to inject more offence into his game. Those efforts have certainly paid off.

June 5, 2018

My Top 5 | Evgeny Kuznetsov

By: Chris Lomon

Talk about your Capital gains. Washington’s star centre has been front and centre in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, averaging more than a point per game as the Eastern Conference champs seek their first crown.

June 5, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Nicklas Backstrom

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Nicklas Backstrom surpassed the 20-point mark with a trio of assists in his seventh multi-point game of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs as the Washington Capitals pulled off a 6-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights to move within one victory of hoisting hockey’s most coveted prize.

June 5, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Evgeny Kuznetsov

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Evgeny Kuznetsov returned to action Saturday Night with authority by posting his sixth multi-point outing of the postseason to help the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory and a 2-1 series lead over the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final.

June 3, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Braden Holtby

By: Nadia Vocaturo

With 37 saves, including a jaw-dropping third-period denial of Vegas Golden Knights forward Alex Tuch, Braden Holtby was simply outstanding in backing the Washington Capitals to an even series with a 3-2 win of Wednesday’s Game 2.

May 31, 2018