6:16 AM EDT, Fri March 27, 2015
CSN Washington 7 hours ago
Matt Niskanen's slapshot goal gives the Caps the OT victory
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Matt Niskanen's slapshot goal gives the Caps the OT victory

Defenseman Matt Niskanen powered the Capitals to an overtime victory over the Devils with this slapshot goal.
Washington Post 7 hours ago

Niskanen, Kuznetsov lift Capitals in OT, 3-2

As the Washington Capitals’ offense stumbled, Coach Barry Trotz issued a last-resort charge to scratch through low-scoring affairs, and the ugliness of Thursday night saw it carried out to the fullest extent. They ceded a shorthanded strike for the third time this season. They lasted almost 11 minutes...
CSN Washington 8 hours ago

Capitals escape with win after late Devils goal forces OT

Matt Niskanen hammered a slapshot past Devils goaltender Cory Schneider to hand the Capitals a thrilling overtime victory, one that they nearly won in regulation.
Japers' Rink 8 hours ago

Recap: Capitals 3, Devils 2 (OT)

Niskanen's overtime goal saves the Caps from a costly collapse. Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Shot Report - Faceoff Summary - Play-by-Play - Home TOI - Visitor TOI - Advanced Stats at: war-on-ice, hockeystats, Natural Stat Trick and more via Nice Time On Ice After four long days off,...
NHL 6 hours ago
Video: Postgame Recap: Devils vs Capitals

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Niskanen lifts Caps over Devils in OT, 3-2

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CSN Washington 6 hours ago

Big win leaves Trotz unhappy with effort

On a night in which the Capitals made significant strides in the Eastern Conference standings, Barry Trotz said his team took a giant step backward.
Washington Post 10 hours ago

DC Sports Bog: Ronald McDonald is a Capitals fan and he’s loving it

A warning to Capitals fans who are afraid of clowns: Ronald McDonald is at the Verizon Center tonight. And he was digging the team taking a 1-0 lead early on Karl Alzner’s goal.Ronald McDonald is pumped about that goal. #Caps https://t.co/2L2BjdfsqgRead full article >>
CSN Washington 10 hours ago

Ronald McDonald goes WILD after Caps score first goal

You were excited after the Capitals took a 1-0 lead and apparently Ronald McDonald was too. Look at him celebrate with fans after Washington netted one against New Jersey.
Alex Prewitt / Washington Post 15 hours ago

Caps Insider: For fighting Capitals, hosting New Jersey ‘the biggest game of the year’

Once the Washington Capitals returned to their practice facility Thursday morning, an extended and somewhat unwelcome interruption to their schedule finally nearing its end, Coach Barry Trotz looked at the upcoming gantlet and somehow found pleasure amid the Eastern Conference’s toughest closing schedule. Six of his team’s final nine games will be against teams in the playoff field, and a seventh comes against the Boston Bruins, the club nearest to cracking the top eight.Read full article >>
CSN Washington 16 hours ago

Trotz plans on riding Holtby until Caps clinch

The Caps can move closer to clinching a playoff spot with a win tonight over the Devils, and to do so, Barry Trotz will continue to lean on Braden Holtby.
Alex Prewitt / Washington Post 17 hours ago

Caps Insider: Jay Beagle (upper body) likely to miss at least three more games

Past the two-week mark since suffering an apparent left shoulder injury, Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle continues to rehabilitate with strength coach Mark Nemish and defenseman John Erskine (neck), working for roughly an hour Thursday afternoon after his teammates finished their pregame skate.Read full article >>
Washington Post 18 hours ago

DC Sports Bog: Was the Caps trade of Flip Forsberg the worst trade in D.C. sports history?

Saturday afternoon, Washington Capitals fans will finally get a chance to see Filip Forsberg play a game on Verizon Center ice. But, he’ll be wearing a Nashville Predators uniform; Forsberg was dealt away two years ago in may have been the worst trade by a Washington sports franchise in almost a half-century.Read full article >>
Newark Star-Ledger 22 hours ago

What channel is the Devils-Washington Capitals game on?

Devils could be officially eliminated this weekend
CSN Washington Mar 25, 2015

Ovechkin says Caps ready for 'run for the big one'

The Caps have not yet clinched a playoff berth, but Alex Ovechkin already likes their chances in the post-season.
CSN Washington Mar 25, 2015

Trotz on playoff race: 'It's a nine-game sprint'

The Capitals are feeling pressure from the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins, but still control their playoff fate.
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 25, 2015

What added motivation will the Devils have against the Washington Capitals?

GM Lou Lamoriello comments on Adam Oates facing his former club for first time

Caps Insider: Capitals Coach Barry Trotz: ‘This is our playoff run right now’

For most of the past several months, while they jockeyed for playoff seeding and yo-yoed in and out of Metropolitan Division contention, the Washington Capitals glanced at the NHL standings well aware of its deception. Most teams below or above them held games in hand, meaning the gaps still had room to lessen or widen once the schedule caught up to the Capitals. With a four-day layoff nearing its end and the New Jersey Devils coming to Verizon Center on Wednesday, that time has finally come.Read full article >>

Caps Insider: On second day of long layoff, Capitals receive ‘refresher course’ in special teams

For 75 minutes Tuesday morning, their longest practice of the regular season under Coach Barry Trotz, the Washington Capitals blitzed through drills and concepts, cramming teaching moments into the session. They competed five-on-five across the entire rink, at once working the forecheck and backcheck. They split onto two ice sheets for shadow special teams against no one, then came together and pitted the penalty kill versus the power play. Coach Barry Trotz interrupted the frantic pace only when he saw something he disliked, blew his whistle and made note.Read full article >>

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