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Washington Capitals

November 29, 2018
Capitals forward Tom Wilson has drawn scrutiny from the NHL and its fans for explosive hits.  Washington Post photo by Toni L. Sandys
Tom Wilson is the most hated man in hockey. Can he change that?
November 29, 2018 - 12:03pm
October 22, 2018
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (71) and Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) chase the puck in overtime at PPG PAINTS Arena. The Penguins won 7-6 in overtime.  Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
On heels of Canada legalizing marijuana, Brooks Orpik, Capitals keeping an open mind
October 22, 2018 - 9:22pm
October 3, 2018
Sep 30, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) gestures after receiving a match penalty against the St. Louis Blues in the second period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sportsplay button
VIDEO: NHL suspends Capitals' Tom Wilson for 20 games for 'illegal check'
October 3, 2018 - 4:24pm
September 28, 2018
"Welcome back," says Backstrom, following up with a kiss for the Cup in Sweden.  Washington Post photo by Toni L. Sandys
At home in Sweden, Capitals' Backstrom reveals origins of his ascent to Stanley Cup
September 28, 2018 - 1:37pm
July 23, 2018
Jenna Friton, left, helps Lance Gluth put seven-month-old Kristen Gluth into the Stanley Cup before taking a photo of it when the cup visited Bird Island, Minn., Monday, July 23. Erica Dischino / Forum News Serviceplay button
Celebrating like champions in Bird Island
July 23, 2018 - 11:00pm
Jason Serbus, Bird Island, Minn., native and head athletic trainer for the Capitals, speaks with John Benson before autographing Benson’s Danube Cup, a victory cup given to a hockey club teams in Danube, when the Stanley Cup visited Bird Island on Monday, July 23, 2018. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Washington Capitals trainer brings Stanley Cup home to Minnesota
July 23, 2018 - 7:30pm
July 13, 2018
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie hoists the Stanley Cup June 7 after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena. Stephen R. Sylvanie / USA TODAY Sports
Oshie bringing Stanley Cup to Warroad
July 13, 2018 - 11:56am
July 10, 2018
Bird Island native Jason Serbus, trainer for the Washington Capitals, his wife, Paula, and son Garrett celebrate the Capitals' Stanley Cup championship with the Stanley Cup and the Prince of Wales Trophy, awarded to the NHL's Eastern Conference champions. Submitted photo.
Stanley Cup coming to small west-central Minnesota town
July 10, 2018 - 4:42pm
June 18, 2018
Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz speaks during the Stanley Cup championship parade and celebration on the National Mall. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Barry Trotz steps down as head coach of Washington Capitals despite Stanley Cup win
June 18, 2018 - 2:40pm
June 8, 2018
Washington left wing Alex Ovechkin hoists the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas on June 7, 2018.  Washington Post photo by John McDonnell.
What happened in Vegas: All night with the Capitals and the Stanley Cup
June 8, 2018 - 10:24am
June 6, 2018
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) checks Vegas Golden Knights left wing Tomas Nosek (92) in the third period in game one of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 28, 2018. Gary A. Vasquez / USA TODAY Sports
One win separates T.J. Oshie from Stanley Cup
June 6, 2018 - 11:08am
June 4, 2018
Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) celebrates with teammates Nicklas Backstrom (19) and T.J. Oshie (77) after scoring a goal against the Vegas Golden Knights in the second period in game four of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final at Capital One Arena. Amber Searls / USA TODAY Sports
Caps hammer Knights, one game from taking Stanley Cup
June 4, 2018 - 10:20pm
June 2, 2018
Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Vegas Golden Knights in the third period in Game 3 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final at Capital One Arena on Saturday, June 2. Amber Searls / USA TODAY Sports
Kuznetsov leads Capitals past Knights for 2-1 series edge
June 2, 2018 - 11:19pm
May 29, 2018
Toni L. Sandys / Washington Post
Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) steals the puck from Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
NHL: Bittersweet moment for Knights' Schmidt
May 29, 2018 - 10:14pm
May 27, 2018
Stephen R. Sylvanie / USA Today Sports
Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury is back in the Stanley Cup Finals, but this time in a Vegas uniform.
NHL: Fleury stands in Caps' way of Stanley Cup title
May 27, 2018 - 10:30pm