MONTREAL -- With four games remaining in their regular season and the Eastern Conference playoff picture beginning to clear, the Capitals seem to understand the weight of what lies ahead of them.
MONTREAL – Since the Rocket Richard Trophy was first introduced in 1999, no NHL player has won it three times.
KANATA, Ontario – It would be easy to pin the Capitals’ 3-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators Thursday night on goaltender Braden Holtby.
It would also be unfair.
KANATA, Ontario -- Adam Oates got the ball rolling on Tuesday night when he said Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin “absolutely” deserved consideration as the NHL’s Most Valuable Player this season.