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Caps Overcome Coyotes, 4-1

Daniel Winnik scores twice in the third period against his former Arizona teammates, enabling the Caps to break open a 1-1 game and earn a 4-1 win.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Washington had numerous chances to achieve separation from the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night at Verizon Center, but it wasn't until after the Coyotes came back to tie the game in the third period that the Caps were able put some distance between themselves and the Desert Dogs.

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#CapsYotes Skate Shavings: The Run For 31

Caps take aim at franchise mark for home wins, Carey comes up from Hershey.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Washington hosts the Arizona Coyotes at Verizon Center on Saturday night in the finale of a three-game homestand. The Caps are facing the Coyotes for the first time this season, and the first time in nearly a calendar year. 

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Caps Close Homestand vs. Coyotes

Washington takes aim at a franchise record for home victories in a season on Saturday when it hosts the Coyotes.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

March 25 vs. Arizona Coyotes at Verizon Center

Time: 7:00 p.m. 

TV: CSN

Radio: 104.7 FM and Capitals Radio 24/7

Arizona Coyotes 27-38-9

Washington Capitals 48-17-8

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#CapsJackets Notebook: Musta Notta Gotta Lotta

Caps overcome Jackets in shootout to retain hold on top spot in Metro, Williams and Johansson reach benchmarks.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

With a pair of Vezina Trophy candidates in goal on Thursday night at Verizon Center, goals didn't figure to be plentiful as the Capitals hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets. For 40 minutes, neither the Caps Braden Holtby nor the Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky showed any sign of being penetrable, and the contest continued into the third, a scoreless tie. 

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Caps Canine Calendars Raise Big for Homeward Trails

MSE Foundation and the Washington Capitals Raise More than $67,000 for Homeward Trails Animal Rescue through 2017 Capitals Canine Calendar Sales.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - Following a recent Washington Capitals practice, Mandy Alzner, wife of defenseman Karl Alzner, and Taylor Winnik, wife of forward Daniel Winnik, presented a check for $67,298.78 on behalf of Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation to Sue Bell, founder and executive director of Homeward Trails Animal Rescue.

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Capitals Recall Carey from Hershey

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

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

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

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Caps Take 2-1 Shootout Win Over Jackets

Washington grabs the extra point in the shootout after Holtby and Bobrovsky hook up in a goaltender's duel for 65 minutes.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Thursday night's Metropolitan Division heavyweight bout between the Capitals and the Columbus Blue Jackets probably didn't live up to billing in terms of excitement and goals scored. That's partly because the game featured two of the best goalies in the NHL, partly because the Blue Jackets played a rugged game the night before against Toronto, and partly because the Caps were content to slow-play the Jackets, having faith that they'd be able to wear them down and find a way to prevail in the end.

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#CapsJackets Skate Shavings: Marquee Match-Up

Thursday's Caps-Jackets game has big standings implications, both teams have four strong lines, goaltending matchup pits two ex-Vezina winners.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

With 10 games left and only two points separating the Capitals, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Columbus Blue Jackets atop the Metropolitan Division - and indeed, atop the NHL - standings, Thursday night's meeting between the Capitals and the Blue Jackets officially qualifies as a Big Tilt.

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Waiting For Columbus

Caps clash with Columbus on Thursday at Verizon in a battle of two of the league's top three teams, which are separated by two standings points.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

March 23 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at Verizon Center 

Time:
 7:00 p.m. 

TV: CSN

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

Columbus Blue Jackets 47-19-6

Washington Capitals 47-17-8

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#CapsFlames Postgame Notebook: Dousing The Flames

Holtby and top trio help Caps extinguish Flames, Holtby plays in 300th game, Oshie nets 30th goal.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

On Tuesday night at Verizon Center, the Capitals opened up a three-game homestand against a very good and hot Calgary team, a team that's been rolling for two months now. Washington got off on the good foot with a 4-2 victory over the Flames. 

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