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Alex Ovechkin to Wear, Auction American-Russian Themed Skates

Alex Ovechkin to wear American-Russian-themed skates during pregame warmups for charity.

Trotz: Nicklas Backstrom Capitals MVP This Season

How great a year is Nicklas Backstrom having?

T.J. Oshie, not Alex Ovechkin, could lead the Capitals in scoring this season

With four goals in the last two games, right winger T.J. Oshie has passed linemate Alex Ovechkin on the Capitals scoring leaderboard.

The NHL’s ‘stupid’ playoff format is going to crush the Caps, Penguins or Blue Jackets

Meanwhile the Metropolitan Division's fourth-best team will face a substantially easier path to the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Noon Number: On Their Best Behavior

A look at a recent stretch of much-improved discipline for the boys in red

Wizards vs. Caps: Which Team is More Concerning?

Neither team looks as good as it did earlier this year. Which is a bigger problem?

Kevin Shattenkirk will have to keep waiting for his first goal as a Capital

Kevin Shattenkirk was origianlly credited with a goal in the second period of the Capitals win Tuesday night but, upon the NHL's official review, the goal has been awarded to Nicklas Backstrom.

Rink Rank: Capitals vs. Flames

Weigh in on how each of the Caps (and the coach) did last night

Backstrom on Pace to Join 1,000 Points Club

Nicklas Backstrom — the first-line center and alternate captain for the Washington Capitals — is very likely to reach 1,000 career points.

Wednesday Caps Clips: Fanning the Flames

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The top line leads the team to victory, the Caps still have much to fight for and more.