Washington Capitals


It took just 33 seconds for Alex Ovechkin to give the Caps the 1-0 lead on Sunday night.


Capitals coach Barry Trotz says he likes today’s acquisition of left wing Curtis Glencross but has not yet decided where he’ll play the 32-year-old veteran.


It is fair to say that Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan made his team tougher to play against this weekend by acquiring hard-hitting defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes on


They may say they don’t pay attention to the white noise. They may say Monday’s 3 p.m. NHL trade deadline is just another day on the calendar.

Don’t believe them.


On Friday night, as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes, Tim Gleason spent 2½ hours hacking and slashing and covering Alex Ovechkin like an itchy blanket.