As the Capitals head out on a two-game road trip, some familiar faces -- the players' dads -- will be alongside cheering them on.
"Loaded" might be an understatement. This season, the Metropolitan Division is the toughest it has ever been and is by far the toughest division in the league.
Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps are ready to put Monday's crazy OT loss behind them, Ovi stays mum on politics and more.
A look at some high-offense but ultimately futile efforts in Caps history
Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps and Pens combine for 15 goals, the streak ends (but the team's still good) and more.
Washington falls in overtime on a memorable night in Pittsburgh.
Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals' nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory Monday night that included nine second-period goals.
In the second period, Justin Williams extended the Caps' lead to 3-0, and then things took a turn. A big turn.
Andre Burakovsky got the Caps off and running, scoring his third goal in two games in this building this season. Nicklas Backstrom added a tally to continue his strong play of late.
The NHL announced that Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has been named the NHL's First Star of the Week for the week ending Jan. 15.