Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin to Represent Russia at 2013 IIHF World Championship
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have announced that captain Alex Ovechkin will represent Russia at the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship in Helsinki, Finland, and Stockholm, Sweden, which began on May 3 and runs... Read more
NHL Announces Game Time for 2013 Stanley Cup Quarterfinal Game 6
ARLINGTON, VA. – The National Hockey League announced today the 2013 Stanley Cup Conference quarterfinal Game 6 broadcast information between the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers, which will take place on Sunday, May 12, at 4:30 p.m. a... Read more
Capitals Recall Grubauer, Orlov, Kundratek, Schilling and Schmidt from the Hershey Bears
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Philipp Grubauer and defensemen Dmitry Orlov, Tomas Kundratek, Cameron Schilling and Nate Schmidt from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and gene... Read more
Alex Ovechkin Nominated as Hart Trophy Finalist
ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been nominated as one of three finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy, awarded "to the player adjudged to be the most valuable to his team," the National Hockey League announced today.... Read more
Ovechkin, Crosby and Tavares Named Hart Troyphy Finalists
NEW YORK (May 10, 2013) – Center Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, right wing Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals and center John Tavares of the New York Islanders are the three finalists for the
2012-13 Hart Memorial Trophy, awarded... Read more
Game 7 Tickets Go On Sale Saturday, May 11
ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals individual game tickets for Game 7 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Eastern Conference quarterfinals, if necessary, will go on sale to the public on Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m. Tickets are available by calling 202-397-... Read more
Capitals Recall Tom Wilson and Joey Crabb from the Hershey Bears
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled right wings Tom Wilson and Joey Crabb from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Wilson, 19, made his pro... Read more
NHLPA Announces Finalists for 2012-13 Ted Lindsay Award
TORONTO, ON. – The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced today that centre Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, right wing Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals and right wing Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Light... Read more
Bears Season Ends with Game Five Loss
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Jamie Tardif scored the go-ahead goal with 10:40 left in regulation, and the Providence Bruins withstood a late HERSHEY BEARS power play to win Game Five of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals by a 3-2 count on Wednesday night ... Read more
Bruins Win Wild Contest to Force Decisive Game Five
HERSHEY, Pa. – Carter Camper completed his hat trick with 1:04 remaining in regulation, capping off a wild Eastern Conference quarterfinal Game Four with a 5-4 victory over the HERSHEY BEARS on Sunday evening at GIANT Center.For the first time... Read more
Bruins Power Past Bears to Force Fourth Game
HERSHEY, Pa. – Chris Bourque returned to his former home and tallied three points, goaltender Niklas Svedberg made 30 saves, and the Providence Bruins killed all six power plays faced en route to a 5-1 victory over the HERSHEY BEARS in Game Three ... Read more
Bears Sign Defenseman Jaynen Rissling to Tryout Agreement
HERSHEY, Pa. – The HERSHEY BEARS announced today that the club has signed defenseman Jaynen Rissling to an amateur tryout agreement. The announcement was made by BEARS President/GM Doug Yingst.Rissling, 19, joins the Bears following the comp... Read more
Bears Sign Defenseman Connor Carrick to Tryout Agreement
HERSHEY, Pa. – The HERSHEY BEARS announced today that the club has signed defenseman Connor Carrick to an amateur tryout agreement. The announcement was made by BEARS President/GM Doug Yingst.Carrick, 19, joins the Bears following the comple... Read more
Caps Fans Prepare to Rock the Red in the Playoffs Powered by Constellation Energy
ARLINGTON, Va. – During the 2013 Stanley Cup quarterfinal round between the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers, Capitals fans are invited to participate in several activities to kick off the postseason.
... Read more
Alex Ovechkin Named NHL’s “First Star” for the Month of April
ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been named the NHL’s “First Star” for the month of April, the NHL announced today.
Ovechkin led the League with 14 goals and 22 points in 13 games as the Capitals posted an 11-1-1 ... Read more
OVECHKIN, ELLIOTT AND STEPAN NAMED NHL ‘THREE STARS’ FOR APRIL
NEW YORK (April 29, 2013) – Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin, St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott and New York Rangers center Derek Stepan have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the month of April.FIRST STAR – ALEX OVECHK... Read more
Capitals Announce 2013 Stanley Cup Quarterfinal TV, Radio Information
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals announced today the television and radio schedule for the 2013 Stanley Cup Conference Quarterfinal round against the New York Rangers, which begins Thursday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Games 1, 3, 4 and 5 will ... Read more
Bears Win Overtime Thriller in Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Joey Crabb tied the game with 1:29 left in regulation and Jon DiSalvatore buried a power-play goal 3:05 into overtime, and backed by a 54-save performance from Philipp Grubauer, the HERSHEY BEARS claimed Game Two of the Eastern ... Read more
NHL Announces 2013 Stanley Cup Conference Quarterfinal Schedule
NEW YORK (April 28, 2013) – The National Hockey League today announced the dates, times and national broadcast information for the 2013 Stanley Cup Conference Quarterfinal round, which begins Tuesday, April 30th. Information on the U.S. broadcast ... Read more
Alex Ovechkin Captures Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy
ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin led the NHL in goals in the 2012-13 regular season, which completed tonight, earning him the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy awarded annually to the NHL’s leading goal scorer.
Ovechkin... Read more
The Baltimore Hockey Classic to be Held at 1st Mariner Arena on September 17
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will face the Boston Bruins in the second Baltimore Hockey Classic on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at 7 p.m. at 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, Capitals general manager George McPhee, 1st Mariner Arena/SMG ge... Read more
Bears Power Past Bruins in Game One
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The HERSHEY BEARS scored three times on the power play and Philipp Grubauer made 31 saves for his first career AHL postseason victory, a 5-2 decision over the Providence Bruins on Friday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The ... Read more
The MeiGray Group, the Official Game-Worn Jersey Source of the Washington Capitals, will be at Verizon Center Saturday night offering fans and game-worn jersey collectors the opportunity to purchase a game-worn jersey at the Team Store.
The Ca... Read more
Capitals Individual Playoff Tickets Go On Sale Friday, April 26
ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals individual game tickets for the first three home games of the 2013 Stanley Cup Eastern Conference quarterfinals will go on sale to the public on Friday, April 26, at 10 a.m. Tickets are available by calling 202... Read more
Capitals Re-sign Eric Fehr
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed right wing Eric Fehr to a two-year contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. Fehr will earn $1.4 million in 2013-14 and $1.6 million in 2014-15.
Fehr, 27... Read more
Capitals Re-sign Aaron Volpatti
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed left wing Aaron Volpatti to a two-year contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. Volpatti will earn $550,000 in 2013-14 and $600,000 in 2014-15.
Volpatt... Read more
Verizon Center Game Day Reminder
Verizon Center doors will continue to open at 6 p.m. for our final three regular-season home games, Tuesday (April 23) vs. Winnipeg, Thursday (April 25) vs. Ottawa, and Saturday (April 27) vs. Boston. All three games start at 7 p.m. Our standard p... Read more
Bears Defeat Monarchs to Punch Ticket to Postseason
HERSHEY, Pa. – Jon DiSalvatore scored a pair of third-period goals to help push the HERSHEY BEARS into the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs with a 4-2 decision over the Manchester Monarchs on Sunday evening in front of a sellout crowd of 10,984 fans at GI... Read more
Senators Hold Off Bears
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – Shane Prince and Stephane Da Costa scored power-play goals and Marc Cheverie made 24 saves to help the Binghamton Senators win their home finale of the regular season, a 4-2 decision over the HERSHEY BEARS on Saturday night at B... Read more
Bears Come Back to Defeat Phantoms
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. – Michael Latta scored his first goal with the HERSHEY BEARS with 4:41 left to play, to cap off a 2-1 comeback victory over the Adirondack Phantoms on Friday night at the Glens Falls Civic Center.The Bears earned a power play... Read more
Capitals Re-sign Ryan Stoa
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed center Ryan Stoa to a one-year contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. Stoa will earn $550,000 at the NHL level in 2013-14.
Stoa, 26, has collected 19 ... Read more
Bears Score Five Power Play Goals in Win Over Pirates
PORTLAND, Maine – Joey Crabb recorded a hat trick plus an assist, Jeff Taffe picked up a season-high five helpers and the HERSHEY BEARS scored five times on the power play en route to a 6-3 victory over the Portland Pirates on Sunday afternoon at ... Read more
Capitals Extend Affiliation Agreement with Reading Royals
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have agreed to extend their affiliation agreement with the Reading Royals of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) for the 2013-14 season, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
... Read more
Monarchs Hold Off Bears Comeback
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Martin Jones turned aside 37 shots, including all 14 he faced in the third period, to help the Manchester Monarchs hold off a furious HERSHEY BEARS rally in a 4-3 victory on Saturday night at Verizon Wireless Arena.The host ... Read more
Bruins Fend Off Bears Comeback
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Jamie Tardif scored two goals to pace the Providence Bruins offense in a 3-2 victory over the HERSHEY BEARS on Friday night at Dunkin’ Donuts Center.The Bruins appeared to take a 1-0 lead inside the first two minutes of play... Read more
Jeff Taffe Named to AHL Second All-Star Team
HERSHEY, Pa. – The HERSHEY BEARS, in conjunction with the American Hockey League, announced today that center Jeff Taffe has been named to the 2012-2013 AHL Second All-Star Team. The announcement was made by BEARS President/GM Doug Yingst.Taf... Read more
Alex Ovechkin Named NHL’s “First Star” of the Week
ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been named the NHL’s “First Star” for the week ending April 7, the NHL announced today.
Ovechkin led the NHL with seven goals and tied for the League lead with nine points in four ... Read more
Bears Come Back But Fall to Penguins
WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Chad Kolarik scored twice to help the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins open enough of a lead for a 4-3 victory over the HERSHEY BEARS on Sunday afternoon at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.After Philipp Grubauer fan... Read more
Syracuse Gets Revenge in Winning Close Contest
HERSHEY, Pa. – Ondrej Palat scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and Riku Helenius won his second game against the HERSHEY BEARS this season, a 2-1 decision on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd of 10,943 at GIANT Center.... Read more
Bears Start April with Big Win in Syracuse
HERSHEY, Pa. – Tomas Kundratek returned from a two-month NHL recall and scored twice, Boyd Kane tallied two points and Philipp Grubauer stopped 22 shots to help the HERSHEY BEARS to a 4-1 win over the Syracuse Crunch on Friday night at the Oncente... Read more