Washington Capitals


Hershey Advances To The AHL Eastern Conference Finals

May 15, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

The Caps organization finally defeats the Penguins in a playoff series.

Holtby End

Luck Not the Sole Reason for the Caps’ 2nd Round Exit

May 13, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

Ed Frankovic’s take on why the Caps lost and what they need to do to win the Cup next season.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) and Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) meet as the teams shake hands after a 4-3 overtime win by the Penguins in Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal series in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, May 10, 2016. The Penguins advanced to the conference finals. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Russia calls up Ovechkin to worlds after playoff loss

May 11, 2016 | WNST Staff

Washington teammates Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov were also called up for the world championships.

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Caps eliminated by Pittsburgh in 4-3 overtime heartbreaker

May 11, 2016 | WNST Staff

The Presidents’ Trophy winners erased a three-goal deficit before falling in overtime.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Nick Bonino, facing camera at top, is mobbed by teammates after scoring against the Washington Capitals during overtime of Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won 4-3 to advance to the next round. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins 4, Capitals 3 final/OT Game 6 box score

May 11, 2016 | WNST Staff

Pittsburgh eliminated Washington in six games.

Caps Ovi Orpik wild

Caps travel to Pittsburgh to try to force Game 7

May 09, 2016 | WNST Staff

Washington defenseman Brooks Orpik returns from a three-game ban on Tuesday night.

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) stops the puck as Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) looks on during the third period of Game 5 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals, Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-1. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Pittsburgh sticking with rookie Murray in Game 6 against Caps

May 09, 2016 | WNST Staff

The 21-year-old Penguins goaltender gave up three goals on 19 shots in the Caps’ 3-1 victory in Game 5.

Tampa Bay Lightning's goalie Ben Bishop (30) is congratulated by Jonathan Marchessault (81) and Victor Hedman (77), of Sweden, at the end of the third period of Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals against the New York Islanders, Sunday, May 8, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning defeated the Islanders 4-0, to advance  to the Eastern Conference finals. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Tampa Bay awaits winner of Caps-Penguins in East final

May 08, 2016 | WNST Staff

The Lightning won four straight after losing the series opener to the New York Islanders.

Ovie Game 5 Pens

Ovechkin, Holtby, and Oshie Help Caps Force a Game 6

May 08, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

The Caps get two power play goals in a 3-1 win in game five.

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)

Capitals 3, Penguins 1 Game 5 final box score

May 07, 2016 | WNST Staff

Washington now trails 3-2 as the series shifts back to Pittsburgh for Game 6.