The Washington Capitals placed playoff hero Devante Smith-Pelly on waivers Wednesday ahead of next week’s NHL trade deadline.
Coach Todd Reirden told reporters in Toronto the plan was ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — T.J. Oshie got the Washington Capitals going Thursday night, and Alex Ovechkin helped poured it on from there.
Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 39th goal, Oshie had two goals and an assist, and the Capitals beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1.
Jakub Vrana and Tom ...
CHICAGO (AP) — Washington Capitals coach Todd Reirden wanted to show his support for Devante Smith-Pelly.
So he put him on the ice for the opening face-off.
Smith-Pelly got the start Sunday in his first game in Chicago since the black winger heard chants of “basketball, basketball, ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Artemi Panarin flapping his arms to mimic Evgeny Kuznetsov’s goal celebration for the final insult, but the defending Stanley Cup champions were more concerned about a potentially significant injury.
Panarin scored in overtime for the second consecutive game to give the ...
Summer coaching changes paying major dividends across NHL
It wasn’t the 15-hour flight to China for training camp that had general manager Brad Treliving’s head spinning.
It was the pace of Bill Peters’ first practice as coach of the Calgary Flames.
“I was tired watching it,” Treliving said.
Peters has lost no time in helping the ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Bortuzzo got mad for the St. Louis Blues, and teammate Oskar Sundqvist got even with the Washington Capitals.
Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the season but the Blues came back to beat the Capitals 5-2 on Thursday night after Sundqvist knocked in the go-ahead ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — After four days off — three without practice — the Washington Capitals shook off some expected rust Thursday night in one of their most balanced performances of the season.
T.J. Oshie scored his 11th goal of the season on the power play, John Carlson had an empty-netter, ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Capitals started slowly and finished fast.
Alex Ovechkin led the way again.
Ovechkin had a goal and an assist, and the Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Friday for their season-high fourth consecutive victory.
Detroit posted 14 of the ...
Angry Capitals beat Oilers 4-2 to snap 2-game skid
WASHINGTON (AP) — Angry and determined to find some consistency, the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals got contributions from unlikely sources to snap their two-game skid.
The new-look fourth line scored twice in the first six minutes, backup goaltender Pheonix Copley made 31 saves ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Stanley Cup championship banner rose to the rafters at the home of the Washington Capitals for the first time, and everyone in attendance Wednesday night got to relive the sheer excitement of it all.
Alex Ovechkin and the other players, who craned their necks to see the ...
St. Louis Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo was suspended Thursday for the final two preseason games and the regular-season opener for an elbow to the head of Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny.
The NHL’s department of player safety
Cup champion Capitals have new coach, almost same team
LAST SEASON: 49-26-7, 105 points. Won Metropolitan Division and Stanley Cup.
COACH: Todd Reirden (First season, first NHL season)
ADDED: C Nic Dowd, G Ilya Samsonov
LOST: C Jay Beagle, G Philipp Grubauer, D Jakub Jerabek
PLAYER TO WATCH: LW Alex ...
Capitals hire Arniel, Cashman as assistant coaches
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals filled out new coach Todd Reirden’s staff Monday by hiring Scott Arniel and Reid Cashman as assistants.
For all the continuity on their roster, the Capitals have undergone the most change behind the bench this ...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Next season’s defending champion Washington Capitals will look a lot like the group that won the Stanley Cup last month.
They re-signed defensemen John Carlson and Michal Kempny
For Colin Campbell, going from Mike Keenan’s top assistant to head coach of the New York Rangers wasn’t a big move.
“I just had to move 10 feet to another office,” Campbell said.
Logistically it was simple, but in every other way it was an almost-impossible task. Campbell took over ...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — When Barry Trotz resigned, the Washington Capitals didn’t even bother with a coaching search.
There was only one candidate and he got the job.
Top assistant Todd Reirden will take over the Stanley Cup-champion Capitals, promoted from the bench on Friday in a ...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — With the Stanley Cup Final out of the way, Sabres general manager Jason Botterill has resumed the team’s coaching search with the expectation to make a decision by early next week.
In a text sent to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Botterill declined to reveal which ...
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