Washington Capitals


Team USA’s Real Problem: Lack of Center Ice Talent

September 22, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

Team USA will be headed home after Thursday’s game against the Czech Republic. Here’s why.

Sep 14, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA;Team Russia center  Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrates with the bench after scoring a goal against Team Canada during the third period in a World Cup of Hockey pre-tournament game at CONSOL Energy Center. Team Canada won 3-2 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Canada the Team to Beat in World Cup of Hockey

September 15, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

The World Cup of Hockey starts on Saturday in Toronto. Who is going to make the final 4?


World Cup of Hockey: Ranking the Goaltenders

September 08, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

World Cup of Hockey Preliminary Games are off and running. Who has the best goaltending trio in this tournament?

ARLINGTON, VA - AUGUST 26:  John Carlson poses after being named a candidate for the 2014 USA Hockey Olympic Team at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex on August 26, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

World Cup of Hockey: Ranking the Bluelines of the 8 Squads

September 07, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

170 NHL players will participate in this month’s World Cup of Hockey. Preliminary games start on Thursday, September 8th.

FILE - In this March 5, 2016 file photo, Washington Capitals' Marcus Johansson (90) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston. The Washington Capitals narrowly avoided arbitration with Marcus Johansson, re-signing the forward to a $13.75 million, three-year contract. Johansson will count $4.583 million against the salary cap.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Caps re-sign Johansson to three-year, $13.75 million deal

July 20, 2016 | WNST Staff

The deal was struck hours before the sides were set to go to arbitration for the second time.


Caps acquire Eller from Montreal for two second-round picks

June 24, 2016 | WNST Staff

Washington acquired the 27-year-old, who had 13 goals and 13 assists in 79 games last season.


Trotz named 2015-16 Jack Adams Award recipient

June 22, 2016 | WNST Staff

Trotz is the third head coach in franchise history to win, joining Bryan Murray and Bruce Boudreau.

FILE - In this April 7, 2015, file photo, construction workers eat lunch by an MGM arena being built behind the New York-New York casino-hotel in Las Vegas. Hockey fans and civic boosters are getting excited at the prospect of the NHL coming to Las Vegas. A person with direct knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press that the league has settled on the entertainment capital as the home for its next expansion team, provided organizers can come up with a $500 million fee.(AP Photo/John Locher, FIle)

NHL expansion team awarded to Las Vegas

June 22, 2016 | WNST Staff

The league will expand for the 2017-18 season after awarding its 31st franchise to billionaire businessman Bill Foley.

Washington Capitals center Marcus Johansson (90), from Sweden, right wing T.J. Oshie (77) and left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, celebrate with defenseman John Carlson, second from left, after his goal against the Philadelphia Flyers during the second period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Caps given 10-1 odds to win 2017 Stanley Cup

June 13, 2016 | WNST Staff

Pittsburgh is the early favorite to repeat as Stanley Cup champions.

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Pittsburgh beats San Jose 3-1 for fourth Stanley Cup title

June 12, 2016 | WNST Staff

After upsetting the Caps in the second round, the Penguins won their first Cup since 2009.