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Canes Clip Caps, 4-1

Caps fall for third time in four preseason outings, and are limited to one or no goals for third time in four games.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

A night after absorbing a 4-0 shutout at the hands of the St. Louis Blues, the Caps went back to work against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday at Capital One Arena. The results weren't much better - the Caps fell by a 4-1 count - but Washington coach Barry Trotz saw more that pleased him on Saturday than on Friday night, particularly along the blueline.

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#CapsCanes Skate Shavings: Homestand Continues

Caps host Carolina to finish back-to-back preseason games; Niskanen and Orlov in lineup but not together, more.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

The Caps opened up a three-game preseason homestand on Friday night, suffering a 4-0 blanking at the hands of the St. Louis Blues. On Saturday night at Capital One Arena, the Capitals will close out their lone set of back-to-back games of the exhibition season when they play host to the Carolina Hurricanes. 

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#CapsBlues Postgame Notebook: Musta Notta Gotta Lotta

Caps draw a blank in home preseason opener against Blues, but Washington's Tyler Graovac opens some eyes, more.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Playing their first home preseason game of the 2017 training camp on Friday night against the St. Louis Blues, the Caps were unable to generate any offense at all. Blues netminder Ville Husso was excellent, and the Caps came out of the contest on the wrong end of a 4-0 whitewashing.

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Caps Back at it Against Carolina

A night after absorbing 4-0 home ice loss at hands of St. Louis Blues, the Caps entertain the Carolina Hurricanes in fourth preseason game for both sides.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Sept. 23 vs. Carolina Hurricanes at Capital One Arena 

Time: 
7:00 p.m.

TV: CSN 

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7

Carolina Hurricanes 2-1-0

Washington Capitals 1-2-0

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Caps Come Up Blank vs. Blues

Young Blues squad comes to town and lays a 4-0 whitewashing on Washington.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

The St. Louis Blues brought a youth laden lineup with them to Washington for Friday night's NHL exhibition game with the Capitals at Capital One Arena. The kids were more than all right, they were excellent, and St. Louis left town with a convincing 4-0 whitewashing of the Caps.

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Alex Ovechkin Hosts Surprise Street Hockey Game with ASHA

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin surprised more than 50 children and adolescents from the American Special Hockey Association on Sept. 22 at Capital One Arena for a street hockey game.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

WASHINGTON - Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin surprised more than 50 children and adolescents from the American Special Hockey Association on Sept. 22 at Capital One Arena for a street hockey game. Ovechkin played in two games, signed autographs and posed for pictures with ASHA players. 

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PHOTOS: Ovi Visits ASHA, NHL Centennial Fan Arena

Ovechkin and Bondra visit with local kids at the NHL Centennial Fan Arena

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Before the Capitals preseason matchup vs. the St. Louis Blues, Alex Ovechkin paid a visit to members of the American Special Hockey Association as they came to check out the NHL Centennial Fan Arena. Capitals Alumni Peter Bondra also stopped by to explore the mobile museum with students from DC Public Schools. 

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#CapsBlues Skate Shavings: The Boys Are Back In Town

Caps start three-game exhibition homestand, Vrana skates with two different top sixers, Stephenson slides to the wing, more.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

After starting the 2017 preseason slate by splitting a pair of road games, the Capitals return home for three straight tilts at the newly renamed Capital One Arena. 

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Friday Brings the Blues to Town

Caps open home exhibition slate and three-game preseason homestand with a Friday night visit from the St. Louis Blues.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Sept. 22 vs. St. Louis Blues at Capital One Arena  

Time: 7:00 p.m. 

TV: CSN 

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7

St. Louis Blues 1-1-0

Washington Capitals 1-1-0

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#CapsHabs Postgame Notebook: Bending, Not Breaking

Caps earn first preseason win on Smith-Pelly's third period goal, young defense withstands adversity and goaltenders shine, more

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Washington traveled an extremely young and inexperienced group of defensemen, including four players - Madison Bowey, Connor Hobbs, Jonas Siegenthaler and Colby Williams - who have yet to make their regular season NHL debut. Veteran Brooks Orpik and PTO invitee Jyrki Jokipakka rounded out Washington's blueline corps. 

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