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#Caps Brooks Laich will throw out the Ceremonial First Pitch at the Baltimore Orioles game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on MondayPosted 20 hours ago
The Washington Capitals ECHL affiliate, the Reading Royals, won the Eastern Conference championship on Saturday, defeating Cincinnati 3-1 in Game 5 of the best-of-seven series. With the win the Royals captured the E.A. ‘Bud’ Gingher Memorial Trophy, as the Eastern Conference Playoff Champions, and will make their first Kelly Cup final appearance in franchise history.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
Monumental Today will broadcast live from Kettler with its Capitals Season Wrap-Up Show, beginning at 11:30 a.m., on MonumentalNetwork.com.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will address the media today at 2:15 p.m. outside the Capitals locker room. The Capitals will hold their final 2012-13 media availability session of the season on Wednesday, May 15, at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Availability will begin at approximately 10:15 a.m. in the Capitals locker room with video posted on MonumentalNetwork.com and on twitter.com/washcaps. A more detailed schedule, including speaking times for Caps general manager George McPhee and head coach Adam Oates, will be emailed to media later today.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
The Washington Capitals will host the New York Rangers in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal matchup tonight at Verizon Center.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
The Washington Capitals lead their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the New York Rangers 3-2 heading into Game 6 this afternoon at Madison Square Garden.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
Washington earned a 2-1 overtime victory last night to take a 3-2 series lead over the New York Rangers. Mike Ribeiro scored the overtime, game-winning goal, his first goal of the postseason and first career playoff goal with Washington. The goal marked Ribeiro’s first career playoff game-winner.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
The Washington Capitals return home for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series vs. the New York Rangers tonight at Verizon Center.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
Mathieu Perreault scored twice in Game 4 last night, his first two career playoff goals. Perreault has a two-game point streak and is tied for the postseason team lead in goals and points.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
The Washington Capitals will face the New York Rangers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals tonight at Madison Square Garden.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
The Washington Capitals are off today. They will hold media availability today at 10:30 a.m.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
The Capitals have won nine playoff games on the road against the Rangers, the most road wins against any team in Washington playoff history, and have gone 6-3-1 in their last 10 regular-season games at Madison Square Garden.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
The Washington Capitals will hold an optional practice today at Kettler Capitals Iceplex at 11 a.m. Yesterday marked Washington’s first postseason shutout since a 2-0 win over the Rangers on 4/15/11. It also marked Washington’s first 1-0 playoff win since 4/12/01 vs. Pittsburgh.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
The Washington Capitals won Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the New York Rangers and look to take a 2-0 series lead today in Game 2.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
The Capitals took a 1-0 series lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against New York last night, thanks to a 3-1 victory. With the win the Capitals are now 23-19 vs. the Rangers in postseason play (14-7 on home ice).VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
The Washington Capitals begin the 2013 NHL Playoffs tonight with Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the New York Rangers.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
Alex Ovechkin has posted a 1.16 points-per-game average since his first NHL postseason in 2008, the third-highest among all active players (min. 20 games played). His .59 goals per game ranks second in the league in that span. Ovechkin ranks third all-time in Capitals playoff history in points (59), one behind Mike Ridley for second place. He is tied for the franchise playoff lead in goals with Peter Bondra (30).VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
Goaltender Braden Holtby has posted a 2-2-1 record with a 1.93 goals-against average and a .942 save percentage in five regular season games vs. the Rangers.VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
The Washington Capitals will practice today at 11 a.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The 2012-13 NHL regular season officially ended yesterday. The Capitals (#3) will open the 2013 NHL Playoffs at Verizon Center on Thursday, May 2, against the New York Rangers (#6).VIEW THE ENTIRE POST
2013 IIHF World Championships (Sweden/Finland)
MasterCard Memorial Cup (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
NHL Draft Combine (Toronto)
Sunday, June 30
2013 NHL Draft (New Jersey)
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