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#CapsFlyers Skate Shavings: Rivalry Night

Caps and Flyers renew rivalry on Rivalry Night, Caps aim to fix firsts and keep the Flyers' power play off the ice.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

The Caps are in Philadelphia on Wednesday night, taking on the Flyers in a Rivalry Night game for the second time this season. The Caps faced the Flyers here on Dec. 21 in a Rivalry Night game, and tonight's game is the sixth of seven Rivalry Night appearances for Washington this season; the Caps will face the New York Rangers in a Rivalry Night contest at Verizon Center in the season's final week.

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Caps Face Flyers in Philly

The Caps look to reverse a short two-game slide (0-1-1) on Wednesday night against the Flyers in Philadelphia.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

February 22 vs. Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center

Time: 8:00 p.m. 

TV: NBCSN 

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

Washington Capitals 39-12-7

Philadelphia Flyers 28-24-7

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MSE Foundation's Better Halves Gift Basket Auction

The Washington Capitals and the Caps' Better Halves are hosting their annual gift basket silent auction on Feb 24.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals and the Caps' Better Halves are hosting their annual gift basket silent auction on Feb 24. The themed gift baskets will contain some of the players' favorite things, autographed items and jerseys. All proceeds from the auction benefit Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation. 

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Washington Capitals Launch Stick With Fitness

The Washington Capitals announced today Stick With Fitness, a physical education challenge that encourages children to be more physically active.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals announced today Stick With Fitness, a physical education challenge that encourages children to be more physically active.

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Capitals Recall Travis Boyd from Hershey

The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Travis Boyd from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL).

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Travis Boyd from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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#CapsNYR Postgame Notebook: They're Back

Caps drop second one-goal game in as many afternoons, Grubauer is outstanding again, Ovechkin adds a power-play goal.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Not only is the Caps' bye week in the rear view mirror, so now too is their reintegration back into the rigors of the 2016-17 regular season schedule. After five days away from the ice entirely, the Caps had a single Friday practice session in preparation for a pair of weekend matinee games in tough road buildings.

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Capitals Re-assign Jakub Vrana to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Jakub Vrana to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL).

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

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

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Rangers Nip Caps, 2-1

Zuccarello's goal in the third is the difference as the Caps fall for the second time in as many days.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

A weekend of back-to-back road games in difficult barns is never an appetizing situation for an NHL team, and that's even less true when both games are in the afternoon and the set of contests comes in the immediate aftermath of a week away from the ice. 

This weekend, NHL schedule makers were able to do what the rest of the NHL has been unable to accomplish over the last two-plus months - to cool off the Capitals.

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#CapsNYR Skate Shavings: Back-To-Backs

No skate before Sunday's matinee in Manhattan but here are notes and news related to the Caps-Rangers contest.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Washington finishes off its 11th set of back-to-back games this season on Sunday afternoon against the Rangers in New York. The Caps absorbed a 3-2 shootout loss to the Red Wings in Detroit on Saturday in Washington's first game back in action after the conclusion of its bye week.

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#CapsWings Postgame Notebook: Last Call At The Joe

Caps' comeback falls short in first game back after bye week, but they earn a point in their last ever visit to Joe Louis Arena.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Washington played its final game ever at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday, absorbing a 3-2 shootout loss to the Detroit Red Wings in the Capitals' first game back in action after their bye week.

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