6:43 AM EDT, Tue May 03, 2016
Japers' Rink 7 hours ago
Capitals vs. Penguins Recap: Close but No Cigar as Caps Fall 3-2

Capitals vs. Penguins Recap: Close but No Cigar as Caps Fall 3-2

The Caps dominate but fall short in Game 3 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 In Game 2, the Caps put together a sluggish performance bolstered by a strong third period and nearly stole a game they had no right even being in. The frustration after that game was palpable, as was the concern over how long they'd be without Brooks Orpik. So it seemed like Game 3 would be one of two things: a much better performance by the...
Japers' Rink 8 hours ago

Capitals vs. Penguins Third Period Thread

The Caps continue to outplay the Penguins, and continue to trail - this time by three. One more period to go to tie it up, third period ahead... Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters
Japers' Rink 9 hours ago

Capitals vs. Penguins Second Period Thread

Penalties abound in the first, and a strong start for the Caps in general results in a two-goal lead... for the bad guys.  Second period ahead... Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters
Japers' Rink 13 hours ago

Capitals vs. Penguins: Round Two, Game Three

Heading to Pittsburgh, the Capitals look to improve their production while also looking to change the momentum in the series Keep up with the latest Caps-related Tweets right here: Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters Look for updates in this story stream throughout the evening, including...
Stanley Cup of Chowder 43 mins ago

Ageless

Birthday boy Brett Connolly is younger than Ryan Spooner Dave and Tuukka Rask interview at #claddaghhockey tournament @claddaghfund @DropkickMurphys #RussoOnTheRoad pic.twitter.com/DfgHRpNzcc — Christine Dilks (@cadilks) May 1, 2016 I KNEW IT! "@NHLBruins Happy 42nd Birthday, Brett!" pic.twitter.com/xkb8jBftEN — Temporary Caps Fan (@CrzyCanucklehed) May 2, 2016 ''I was not a Lady Bing player. I lost that at the opening face-off, after the first minute of the opening game!'' - #Bruins Milt Schmidt — Jen (@NHLhistorygirl) May 2, 2016 There will be no Capitals or Penguins...

More Capitals Rumors & News

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 16 hours ago
Capitals expect discipline for Kris Letang’s high hit on Marcus Johansson

Capitals expect discipline for Kris Letang’s high hit on Marcus Johansson

The Penguins may soon learn the Washington Capitals’ pain of being down a defenseman thanks to a league suspension.
CSN Washington May 1, 2016

Orpik suspended 3 games for Maatta hit

Brooks Orpik will again be out of the lineup for the Caps, but not because of an injury. His hit to Olli Maatta in Game 2 has earned him a three-game suspension.
Penguins' top line matches up well against Capitals' stars

Penguins' top line matches up well against Capitals' stars

The Penguins did many things well Saturday night to even their second round playoff series against the Washington Capitals with a 2-1 win at Verizon Center.
Newark Star-Ledger Apr 28, 2016
NHL Playoffs 2016: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals LIVE SCORE UPDATES, Game 1, Eastern Conference (4/28/16)

NHL Playoffs 2016: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals LIVE SCORE UPDATES, Game 1, Eastern Conference (4/28/16)

The Pittsburgh Penguins meet the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Playoff series, which begins Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
CSN Washington Apr 28, 2016

Karl Alzner in, Brooks Orpik 'game time decision' for Game 1 vs. Penguins

Capitals coach Barry Trotz said Karl Alzner will be ready to go for Game 1 against the Penguins, but Brooks Orpik is still in question. 
CSN Washington Apr 28, 2016

D.C. Metro staying open later to accommodate Capitals fans

Concerned about getting home from tonight’s opening game of Round 2 of the Stanley Cup playoffs between the Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins? Metrorail will remain open
CSN Washington Apr 27, 2016

Holtby named finalist for Vezina Trophy

After playing like one of the best goalies in the NHL, Braden Holtby has been recognized by the NHL as a finalist for the Vezina Trophy.
CSN Washington Apr 27, 2016

Position-by-Position Preview: Who has the edge in Caps-Penguins?

With the Capitals and Penguins set to drop the puck on their second-round series, he’s a look at how they match up:FORWARDSThe Capitals outscored the
CSN Washington Apr 27, 2016

Capitals Countdown: Top 5 Hits of the first round

Physicality is always a main theme in the Stanley Cup playoffs, and the Capitals' series vs. the Flyers was no different. Check out the matchup's top five hits here.
CSN Washington Apr 27, 2016

Position-by-Position Preview: Who has the edge in Caps-Penguins?

Who has the edge in Capitals-Penguins? CSN's Chuck Gormley goes position by position to break it down.
CSN Washington Apr 27, 2016

Capitals Countdown: Top 5 Saves of the first round

Caps' goalie Braden Holtby had a series to remember against the Flyers. Check out the best five saves he made against Philadelphia here.
CSN Washington Apr 27, 2016

Trotz provides updates on Alzner, Orpik

Barry Trotz gave updates on the status of Karl Alzner and Brooks Orpik heading into the second round.

What to watch

Many television viewers in Western Pennsylvania will have a tough decision to make tomorrow night: Game 1 of Penguins vs. Capitals or Round 1 of the NFL Draft. Jeff Zatkoff feels your pain. Zatkoff will be watching the hockey game, of …

Capitals Player News

  • 1 Braden Holtby

    Braden Holtby

    Penguins agree they need more presence at net

  • 1 Marcus Johansson

    Marcus Johansson

    Capitals expect discipline for Kris Letang’s high hit on Marcus Johansson

  • Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin

    Why Alex Ovechkin doesn't want this to be Ovi vs. Crosby

  • T.J. Oshie

    T.J. Oshie

    Oshie's hat trick powers Capitals past Penguins in Game 1

  • John Carlson

    John Carlson

    Sizing up Capitals' defenseman John Carlson

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