Montreal - Feb. 24, 2020: Ilya Kovalchuk was traded to the Washington Capitals by the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday for a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.
Kovalchuk signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Canadiens on Jan. 3. The 36-year-old forward has 22 points (nine goals, 13 assists) in 39 games this season, including 13 points in 22 games with Montreal. FULL STORY
Raleigh - Mar. 29, 2019: Regardless of the outcome tonight, this will be our last storm surge of the season. It has been an absolute treat celebrating victories with our @NHLCanes fans and muddying up the waters a little bit. We’ve created a buzz again in Carolina but we know ultimately we’ve done that by winning games and playing for eachother. Huge games are coming up for us. See you out there #TakeWarning FULL STORY
Pittsburgh - Mar. 13, 2019: Evgeni Malkin reached 1,000 NHL points with two assists for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 5-3 win against the Washington Capitals at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday. The 32-year-old center has 391 goals and 609 assists in 848 games with the Penguins, who selected him with the No. 2 pick in the 2004 NHL Draft. He is the 88th player in NHL history to reach 1,000 points, the first since Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin on Nov. 30, 2017. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 24, 2015: After winning three straight games, the Edmonton Oilers were brought back down to earth by Evgeny Kuznetzov and the Washington Capitals on Friday night. While
Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two points a piece in the 7-4 loss, it was Kunetzov who stole the show with a hat-trick and a five-point effort. FULL STORY
Washington - Mar. 1, 2015: The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Curtis Glencross from the Calgary Flames for a second- and third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. In 53 games for the Flames this season, Glencross had nine goals and 28 points. He averaged more than 16 minutes of ice time per game. FULL STORY
Washington - Feb. 28, 2015: The Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday for defenseman Jack Hillen and a fourth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.
Gleason, 32, has one goal and seven points in 55 games this season. FULL STORY
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Toronto - Jan. 7, 2015: The Leafs lost to Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals 6-2 in Peter Horachek's debut behind the bench. Despite the loss, many Leafs like Phil Kessel, Nazem Kadri and Tyler Bozak improved in key area's of their game. Are the Leafs poised to improve, or is it the same old story? FULL STORY
Tampa Bay - Dec. 14, 2014: As a whole, the Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t play a bad game against the Washington Capitals. For the most part, they limited Washington’s scoring chances (something they hadn’t done in either of the first two meetings between the clubs). Their penalty killing was suburb, as they erased four Washington power plays. The Caps power play entered the game with the best percentage in the league, but the Bolts kept them off the board – and even generated some shorthanded looks. FULL STORY
Washington - Dec. 7, 2014: The Washington Capitals need more wins like the one they got at Prudential Center on Saturday to establish the identity coach Barry Trotz is looking for out of them this season.
The Capitals got goals from Karl Alzner, Jay Beagle and Evgeny Kuznetsov to take a two-goal lead to second intermission. FULL STORY