Really, there was only one goal for the Capitals this season: Get into the Stanley Cup playoffs.
How it happened: The Capitals fell behind 3-0 in the first period but scratched their way back into the game on goals by Marcus Johansson, Mike Green and Troy Brouwer, before falling in overtime o
Former Capitals general manager David Poile distinctly remembers the day he met current Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray.
For the last month, Ottawa Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, better known as "Hamburglar," has been a sensation.
Alex Ovechkin doesn’t need to use the words “Stanley Cup” to get his point across. Instead, he refers to it simply as “the big one,” and he believes the Capitals are ready to win it.