Jakub Vrana sparks Capitals in win over Canadiens

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jan 28, 2020

Jakub Vrana sparks Capitals in win over Canadiens

The Washington Capitals proved they can score a lot of goals even without Alex Ovechkin. Jakub Vrana had a goal and an assist as the Eastern Conference-leading Capitals beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 Monday night for their fourth straight win. Tom Wilson, Travis Boyd and Nicklas ...

Flyers skate past Capitals

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jan 9, 2020

Flyers skate past Capitals

Travis Konecny, Robert Hagg and Kevin Hayes each scored one goal to lift the host Philadelphia Flyers past the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night. After a rough 1-4-1 road trip, the Flyers returned home, where they're now 14-2-4. Philadelphia goaltender Carter Hart allowed two ...

Capitals beat Hurricanes to expand series lead

More Sports / Ice Hockey Apr 14, 2019

Capitals beat Hurricanes to expand series lead

Brooks Orpik scored less than two minutes into overtime, Alex Ovechkin had two assists and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday to give the defending Stanley Cup champions a 2-0 lead in the first-round series. The tone was set for a ...

Reirden named Caps' new coach

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jun 30, 2018

Reirden named Caps' new coach

The Washington Capitals announced Friday that associate coach Todd Reirden has been promoted to replace Barry Trotz as the team's head coach. It's the first head-coaching opportunity for Reirden, who was being groomed for the job under Trotz in Washington. Earlier this week, defenseman John Carlson ...