No cap crunch for Capitals, who land Mantha at deadline

Flat cap or not, the Washington Capitals refused to stand by and watch their division foes improve their rosters without making a move at the NHL trade deadline Monday. Not…

Jeremy Swayman wins 2nd NHL start, Bruins beat Capitals 4-2

Brad Marchand scored a shorthanded goal, Jeremy Swayman made 31 saves to win his second NHL start and the Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Thursday night. Jeremy…

Nelson’s late goal gives Islanders 1-0 win over Capitals

Brock Nelson scored with just under seven minutes left and Semyon Varlamov made 29 saves as the New York Islanders edged Washington 1-0 on Tuesday night to pull even with…

Barzal has 3 goals, 2 assists as Islanders beat Capitals 8-4

Mathew Barzal had three goals and two assists, Jordan Eberle scored twice, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 8-4 Thursday night. Brock Nelson, Casey Cizikas and Josh…

Capitals hold on to beat Rangers for 10th win in 11 games

Tom Wilson had two goals, Alex Ovechkin scored the 724th of his career and the Washington Capitals held on to beat the New York Rangers 5-4 Sunday for their 10th…

Ovechkin, Kuznetsov lead the way as Capitals beat Devils 4-3

Evgeny Kuznetsov didn’t skate for over two weeks while battling COVID-19, missed eight games total and needed time to feel like himself. Teammates Alex Ovechkin and Dmitry Orlov also missed…

Ovechkin scores goal 718 to pass Esposito; Capitals snap Islanders win streak

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin scored his 718th career goal to pass Phil Esposito for sole possession of sixth on the NHL‘s career list and became the second active player to…

Ovechkin scores No. 715 to lift Capitals past Flyers 5-3

Washington can credit this win to the milestones: Alex Ovechkin scored his 715th career goal, John Carlson reached 500 career points and goalie Ilya Samsonov got his first career assist.…

Capitals’ Tom Wilson gets in-person hearing after hit on Bruins’ Brandon Carlo sends him to the hospital

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was offered an in-person hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety over a nasty hit on Boston Bruins Brandon Carlo that sent the young defenseman…

Ovechkin scores game-winner as Capitals sweep Devils 3-2

Alex Ovechkin broke a second-period tie and the streaking Washington Capitals welcomed back top goaltender Iyla Samsonov from an extended absence because of COVID-19 with a 3-2 victory over the…