Washington Capitals

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Russia’s NHL hero Alex Ovechkin has a rare chance to hit Putin where it hurts
The Washington Capitals star is popular among Russians who may not usually question their leader. And he has debated the need for war

Chris Michael

01, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘It’s time’: NHL star Henrik Lundqvist retires after 15 seasons with Rangers
Henrik Lundqvist, one of the greatest goaltenders of his generation, announced his retirement Friday less than nine months after heart surgery


20, Aug, 2021 @5:01 PM

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Sports teams tackle voting crisis with plan to turn arenas into polling stations
With Trump seeking to undermine voting by mail, at least 12 professional teams – and counting – are taking action

Ed Pilkington

18, Aug, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Why punching your opponent in hockey is fine but spitting on him is not
Hockey confrontations may appear as nothing more than mindless violence but there are unwritten rules even amidst the chaos

Lauren Theisen

20, Nov, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Was Alex Ovechkin's knockout of Andrei Svechnikov just part of hockey?
The Washington Capitals star left a 19-year-old rookie in the concussion protocol after they came to blows. But fights in the NHL are not what they once were

Colin Horgan

17, Apr, 2019 @11:01 AM

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Washington's Stanley Cup delight shows DC – finally – is a sports town
Unlike Philly or New York, Washington was never a sporting capital – but now it has its first cup in 26 years, and big plans for the future

Les Carpenter in Washington DC

09, Jun, 2018 @11:00 AM

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How the Capitals' many close calls added up to a big Stanley Cup victory
For the snakebitten expansion Golden Knights, a bunch of near-misses added up to one big defeat to the Washington Capitals

Colin Horgan

08, Jun, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Washington Capitals beat Vegas Golden Knights to level Stanley Cup final
Lars Eller had a goal and set up two others to lead the Washington Capitals to a 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights


31, May, 2018 @3:22 AM

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Stanley Cup predictions: Ovechkin v Fleury – and a shock appearance from Celine Dion
The Capitals and Golden Knights are both going for their first championship. Which player will make the difference – and who will come out on top?

Colin Horgan, Sean McIndoe and Joshua Kloke

28, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Capital punishment: Washington's latest playoff flameout could prompt rebuild
DJ Gallo: This year was supposed to be different, but the Capitals, on the verge of another early exit, only build on their rep as sports’ most consistently disappointing team

DJ Gallo

05, May, 2017 @9:30 AM

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The Stanley Cup contenders, ranked: red-hot Capitals can go all the way
Alex Ovechkin’s Capitals, having won their second straight Presidents’ Trophy, are favorites for the title. Josh Kloke runs down the NHL’s 16 postseason teams

Joshua Kloke

12, Apr, 2017 @9:00 AM

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For the cursed Washington Capitals, another season ends in heartache
The best team in the regular season are out of the playoffs after an agonising 4-3 overtime loss against Pittsburgh. But it’s still a great time to be a Caps fan

Beau Dure

11, May, 2016 @2:25 PM

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