Capital Ups and Downs: Week 22


The latest edition of our weekly look at individual Washington Capitals ups and downs.

Moments that Mattered: Neutral vs. Demilitarized


The Capitals played a solid game last night, but a couple of neutral zone breakdowns against the Penguins' top line cost them much-needed points.

The Noon Number: The Pens are Mightier


A look at how the Capitals have fared against their biggest rival under their current bench boss


Capitals-Penguins: The Night in Pictures

Red Jesus Jr debuted, so there was that

Pens @ Caps & Caps @ Pens


The skid versus the Penguins hits seven, with a chance to snap it tonight, Kuzya hits the Verizon ice for the first time as a Cap, and more.

First Line Problems: Penguins 3, Capitals 2


Crosby and Kunitz may have a new BFF in Lee Stempniak, who added two helpers en route to Pittsburgh's 3-2 win over rival Washington.



A largely well-played game translates to exactly zero points against a bitter rival.

Compartmentalizing Kuznetsov


Why acknowledging the issues with the Caps doesn't have to override excitement about Kuznetsov's debut

The Noon Number: Power Hours


A look at a couple of teams making the most of their man advantages

Lopsided rivalry: Crosby vs. Ovechkin


When playing head-to-head, Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins have gotten the better more often than not on Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals.

Monday Caps Clips: Pens at Caps Game Day


Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Previews of Caps/Pens and all the Kuznetsov coverage (Kuzverage?) you can handle.

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