Washington Capitals

Capitals announce date and opponent for 2017-18 regular-season home opener
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The Capitals announced their home opener for the 2017-2018 season WednesdayOn Saturday, Oct. 7 they'll host the Montreal Canadiens at 7 p.m. at Verizon Center. The full schedule is set to come out tomorrow.Mark you calendars! #CapsHabs going to kick

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Caps re-sign Christian Djoos, who could get his NHL shot next season
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The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Christian Djoos to a two-year, $1.3 million contract. It’s a two-way deal in 2017-18, and a one-way deal the following season. Djoos, 22, is expected to push for an NHL spot next season, along with

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Report: Stars’ Cody Eakin is going to the Golden Knights
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It appears Cody Eakin is about to be reunited with George McPhee. Then the general manager of the Washington Capitals, McPhee selected Eakin in the third round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. On Wednesday, reports emerged that Eakin is heading to Las Vegas, taken in the expansion draft by McPhee, now GM of the […]

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Reports: Capitals lose Schmidt, not Grubauer, to expansion draft
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Yes, the Washington Capitals boast a workhorse star in Braden Holtby, but as they hope to remain elite through a challenging summer, having a strong backup like Philipp Grubauer could be crucial. The good news is that former Capitals GM George McPhee reportedly is not picking Grubauer, instead opting to select intriguing defenseman Nate Schmidt. Multiple outlets […]

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Bobrovsky wins second Vezina Trophy with Blue Jackets
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Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky won the 2017 Vezina Trophy, edging Braden Holtby (Washington Capitals), and Carey Price (Montreal Canadiens). This is the second time Bobrovsky’s won the Vezina, grabbing both as a member of the Blue

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Former Caps coach to be inducted into U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame
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Only one coach has led the Washington Capitals to a conference championship and that coach can now add "Hall of Famer" to his resume. Former Caps head coach Ron Wilson will be inducted into the United State Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the 2017 class, it was announced on Monday. Wilson of course […]

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Is Madison Bowey NHL ready? The Capitals seem to think so
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The Washington Capitals may have more than one opening on the blue line for next season, which could present an opportunity for prospect defenseman Madison Bowey. Taken in the second round of the 2013 NHL Draft, Bowey has spent the last two seasons with Hershey in the American Hockey League, and could make the jump […]

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Report: Capitals expose Nate Schmidt in expansion draft
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The Washington Capitals have reportedly decided to go with the 7-3-1 option for their protected list ahead of the Vegas expansion draft. That is according to Washington Post hockey writer Isabelle Khurshudyan, who expected the Capitals to protect Alex

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Blues announce 2017-18 preseason schedule
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ST. LOUIS – The Blues released their preseason schedule on Friday afternoon and will play eight games, including the Kraft Hockeyville game against the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and a neutral site game once again in Kansas City. The Blues open on Sept. 19 against Ken Hitchcock and the Dallas Stars at […]

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Matthews had high praise for Crosby and Malkin
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Auston Matthews took the NHL by storm as a rookie, reaching the 40-goal plateau. As impressive as Matthews’ season was, helping the upstart Toronto Maple Leafs into the playoffs where they met the Washington Capitals in the first round, he was highly complimentary of Crosby and fellow Penguins star Evgeni Malkin for their performances in […]

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Trade: Capitals acquire Tyler Graovac from Wild for draft pick
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The Washington Capitals made a small move on Wednesday night that could remove one potential headache for the upcoming expansion draft. The team acquired forward Tyler Graovac from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a 2018 fifth-round draft pick. The 24-year-old Graovac appeared in 52 games for the Wild this past season, scoring seven goals […]

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Caps still among NHL favorites to win the Stanley Cup next season
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The Washington Capitals are at the end of their self-declared two-year championship window and entering an offseason of uncertainty. Even with a lot of question marks on this team, however, the oddsmakers still have faith in the Caps.Check out the Stanley

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