Washington Capitals News
Caps Head to Pittsburgh Needing a Win in Game 3
The Capitals are in need of some finish, some saves and some patience if they're to climb out of a 2-0 hole in their second-round series with the Pens
Game Notes at Pittsburgh, 5/1/17
The Capitals face the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Monday in Game 3 of the 2017 Eastern Conference semifinals.
POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Pens 6, Caps 2
Caps drop two straight at home for first time in '16-17, have yet to lead in series vs. Pens, Ovechkin and Backstrom climb ladder, more
Caps Today, 4/30/17
Nicklas Backstrom recorded two points (1g, 1a) on Saturday against Pittsburgh, marking his third multi-point game of the postseason and 16th of his career.
Pens Down Caps 6-2 to Take 2-0 Series Lead
Strong first fails to produce a lead for Washington while Pens score two second-period goals from blocked Caps' shots en route to victory
Postgame Notes, Stats and Audio, 4/29/17
The Capitals fell to the Penguins 6-2 on Saturday.
SKATE SHAVINGS: News and Notes From Caps' Morning Skate
Caps look to square series on Saturday with focus on getting shots through, Carey draws in for Connolly, Hagelin return possible for Pens, more
Caps Today and Top Game Notes, 4/29/17
The Capitals face the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Caps Seek to Square Series on Saturday vs. Pens
Two nights after dropping the second-round Stanley Cup playoff series opener to Pittsburgh, the Caps vie to get even in Saturday's Game 2
POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Pens 3, Caps 2
For just the second time in 10 postseason series with Pens, the Caps drop Game 1; Ovechkin continues to hold hot postseason hand vs. Pens; more
Game Notes vs. Pittsburgh, 4/29/17
The Capitals face the Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center on Saturday in Game 2 of the 2017 Eastern Conference semifinals.
Capitals Re-assign Stephenson to Hershey
The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Chandler Stephenson to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League.
Caps Today, 4/28/17
The Capitals are 14-11 all-time in Game 2 of a series and have posted a 10-6 record in Game 2 when they trail a series 0-1.
Pens Edge Caps, 3-2
Washington authors a mostly dominant performance, but doesn't turn on the jets until it is down 2-0, suffering a 3-2 loss to Pens in Game 1
Postgame Notes, Stats and Audio, 4/27/17
The Capitals fell to the Penguins 3-2 on Thursday.
Caps vs. Pens, Chapter 10
The Caps know the road to an elusive Stanley Cup title goes through Pittsburgh, and they're ready to travel that rematch route
SKATE SHAVINGS: News and Notes From Caps Morning Skate
NHL's top two teams clash in playoffs for first time in 16 years, Caps penalty killers prepare for Pens' test, Holtby faces Fleury, more
Caps Today and Top Game Notes, 4/27/17
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has recorded 21 points (10g, 11a) in 13 career playoff games against Pittsburgh.
Caps Embrace Rematch with Pens
Eager to atone for last spring's second-round loss to the Penguins, the Caps are ready to face the challenge of taking on the defending champs
Game Notes vs. Pittsburgh, 4/27/17
The Capitals face the Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center on Thursday in Game 1 of the 2017 Eastern Conference semifinals.