Capitals hire Peter Laviolette as new head coach

By Harry Lichtman/@hslichtman WASHINGTON – On Tuesday morning, the Washington Capitals announced the hiring of Peter Laviolette as the team’s new head coach, the 19th in franchise history. “Peter is … Read More

Capitals fire Todd Reirden after second consecutive first-round exit

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo WASHINGTON — On Aug.23, the Washington Capitals decided to relieve Todd Reirden of his head coaching duties after two years. In a … Read More

Islanders send the Capitals packing in Game 5, 4-0

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo WASHINGTON — Facing elimination on Aug. 18, the Washington Capitals relentlessly kept hope alive by showing up in the last two periods … Read More

Caps stave off elimination over Islanders

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo TORONTO — Down three games to none, it seemed like the Washington Capitals’ season was over. The team had failed to show … Read More

Caps lose heartbreaker in OT, goes down 3-0 in series

The New York Islanders earn an overtime 2-1 win in Game Three of their Eastern Conference First Round series against the Washington Capitals.

Islanders jump out to 2-0 lead over Capitals

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo WASHINGTON — After an abysmal Game 1 performance where they lost 4-2, the Washington Capitals hoped to fare better against the New … Read More

Capitals blow lead to Islanders in Game 1 loss

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo WASHINGTON — After clinching the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference round robin tournament, the Washington Capitals entered the first round … Read More

Caps end round robin games with win over Bruins

The Washington Capitals staved off a late comeback for the 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins to clinch the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference.

Capitals fall flat against rival Flyers

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo/Washington Capitals TORONTO — The Washington Capitals attempted to bounce back after their 3-2 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday … Read More

Capitals fall to Lighting in Round Robin shootout

By Harry Lichtman/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy Photos/Washington Capitals WASHINGTON — With NHL hockey back after a four-and-a-half-month absence, the Washington Capitals entered the 24-team postseason expansion as one of … Read More

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