Washington Capitals

With just four weeks remaining in the NHL’s regular season, the Washington Capitals continue to hold on to the top spot in the Metropolitan Division. A massive 5-2 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday improved the Caps record to 41-20-7 on the season. Their 89 points have them even with the red-hot Philadelphia Flyers
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The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Brenden Dillon from the San Jose Sharks for a 2020 second-round pick (originally Colorado’s) and a conditional 2021 third-round pick. The Sharks are retaining 50 percent of Dillon’s salary. The 29-year old Dillon was undrafted. He carries a $3.27 million total salary cap hit. Pierre LeBrun: “In the event
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The Washington Capitals have spent much of the 2019-20 season atop the Metropolitan Division and the Eastern Conference standings. However, a recent stretch of mediocre play has allowed both the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Boston Bruins to work past Washington in the race for the Presidents’ Trophy. The Pittsburgh Penguins are hot on the
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When the Washington Capitals selected Jakub Vrana (from Linkopings HC) 13th overall in 2013, they could only have dreamed of how much he’d produce this season. The dazzling 23-year-old has been superb and continues to sizzle after the All-Star break. Washington sits atop the NHL standings thanks in large part to increased contributions from their
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The Washington Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year contract extension worth $46 million, the team announced Tuesday. That deal will carry a $9.2 million cap hit through the 2024-25 season and will likely keep the Swedish forward with the team for the remainder of his career. This deal comes after the Capitals and
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