Washignton Capitals


Nicklas Backstrom thought the drama surrounding his Olympic silver medal was over when it was finally placed around his neck on Aug. 28, more than six months after it was taken away.


The Capitals have recalled 20-year-old right wing Tom Wilson from the AHL Hershey Bears, making room for him by sending right wing Chris Brown to Hershey.


While many other NHL teams have extended professional tryout contracts to players looking to extend their NHL careers [Simon Gagne and Ville Leino in Boston, Dan Carcillo in Pittsburgh, etc.] Capi


Tom Poti, a former Capitals defenseman who once said “a bad day in the NHL is a good day anywhere else,” has officially retired from the NHL.


As members of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association, we are asked to vote on the NHL’s Most Valuable Player, top defenseman, top rookie, top defensive forward, most gentlemanly player and i