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Caps Head to Pittsburgh Needing a Win in Game 3

The Capitals are in need of some finish, some saves and some patience if they're to climb out of a 2-0 hole in their second-round series with the Pens.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

May 1 vs. Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena 

Time: 7:30 p.m. 

TV: NBCSN

Radio: 104.7 FM, 1500 AM and Capitals Radio 24/7

Game 3, Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round, Penguins lead 2-0

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#CapsPens Postgame Notebook: A Hole At Home

Caps drop two straight at home for first time in '16-17, have yet to lead in series vs. Pens, Ovechkin and Backstrom climb ladder.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

From Jan. 1 through the end of the NHL's regular season on April 9, the Capitals won 20 of 23 games at Verizon Center, going 20-2-1 over that span. In the wake of Saturday's Game 2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Caps now have as many home losses (three) in the playoffs as they had in the final three and a half months of the regular season.

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Pens Down Caps 6-2 to Take 2-0 Series Lead

Strong first fails to produce a lead for Washington while Pens score two second-period goals from blocked Caps' shots en route to victory.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

A team is not in trouble until it loses at home, or so goes the old playoff adage. But after Saturday night's loss 6-2 to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 of their best-of-seven series, the Capitals have lost two games at home and must now head to Pittsburgh for Games 3 and 4 on Monday and Wednesday nights, respectively.

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Let's Go Caps Rally Towels at Game 2

Every fan who attends Game 2 on Saturday, April 29, will receive rally towels.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

A beautiful sight to behold! Every fan who attends Game 2 on Saturday, April 29, will receive rally towels. Before the doors open, a look at all the towels covering all the seats at Verizon Center.

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#CapsPens Skate Shavings: Saturday Night In The District

Caps look to square series on Saturday with focus on getting shots through, Carey draws in for Connolly, Hagelin return possible for Pens.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Two nights after the two best teams in the NHL went head-to-head in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series, the Capitals and the Penguins will reconvene on F St. for the next chapter in this unfolding story. 

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Caps Seek to Square Series on Saturday vs. Pens

Two nights after dropping the second-round Stanley Cup playoff series opener to Pittsburgh, the Caps vie to get even in Saturday's Game 2.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

April 29 vs. Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center

Time: 8:00 p.m.

TV: NBCSN

Radio: 104.7 FM, 1500 AM and Capitals Radio 24/7

Game 2, Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round, Penguins lead, 1-0

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Fans Search D.C. for Pucks in Second Round #RockTheRed Hunt

Commemorative #CapsPens match-up pucks were hidden at different locations throughout the Washington, D.C., region and each puck found won fans two tickets to Game 1.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Starting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, commemorative #CapsPens warm-up pucks were hidden at different locations throughout the Washington, D.C., region. Each puck won a fan two tickets to Round 2, Game 1 agianst the Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center. Check out some of the winners and best moments below from Twitter!

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Capitals Welcome Playoff Babies at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

All babies born at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital during the Capitals' postseason run are receiving the complimentary Caps blankets and hats.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals presented babies at MedStar Washington Hospital Center with a Capitals blanket and hat in conjunction with the team's playoff run on Friday, April 28.

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#CapsPens Postgame Notebook: One Down

For just the second time in 10 postseason series with Pens, the Caps drop Game 1; Ovechkin continues to hold hot postseason hand vs. Pens.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Washington's checkered postseason history against the Penguins consists of eight series losses in nine previous series, but until Thursday night, the Caps had won Game 1 in eight of those nine series. 

Make it eight of 10 now, because the Penguins prevailed 3-2 in Thursday's series opener at Verizon Center. 

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Capitals Re-assign Stephenson to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Chandler Stephenson to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Chandler Stephenson to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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