Predators' Watson charged with domestic assault

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson arrested on a charge of domestic assault; released from jail and due in court June 28

Capitals to raise Stanley Cup banner Oct. 3…

Washington Capitals to raise their 1st Stanley Cup banner and open title defense on Oct. 3 against Boston Bruins

Dahlin has potential to provide stagnant Sabres a spark

The prospect of drafting Rasmus Dahlin with the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has the potential of providing the stagnant Buffalo Sabres a much-needed spark

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Salary-cap increase makes for 'more fun' NHL…

A jump in the salary cap should make for a more entertaining NHL offseason

Trotz resigns as coach of Stanley Cup-winning…

Barry Trotz has resigned as coach of the Washington Capitals after leading them to the Stanley Cup

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Paralyzed Humboldt player's family preparing for…

The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery _ his return home

Coyotes trade Max Domi to Canadiens for Alex…

The Arizona Coyotes have traded forward Max Domi to the Montreal Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk in an exchange of young, talented players

Trotz, Capitals begin working toward contract…

Barry Trotz and the Washington Capitals have begun discussing a contract extension that would keep the pending free agent coach around for next season and beyond after winning the Stanley Cup

Playoff disappointments make Cup parade sweeter…

A decade of playoff disappointments makes Washington's first Stanley Cup parade even sweeter for the Capitals

Capitals parade a welcome chance to cheer for DC sports fans

Capitals' Stanley Cup parade is change for Washington fans to celebrate city's first major-four pro sports championship in 26 years

Stanley Cup party rolls on for first-time…

The Stanley Cup party is rolling on for the first-time champion Capitals

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Ovechkin's first pitch performance mirrors…

Alex Ovechkin succeeds on his second try at a ceremonial first pitch after finally breaking through to win Stanley Cup

Golden Knights' future bright after awesome inaugural year

Vegas Golden Knights have bright future after inaugural year ends just short of Stanley Cup glory

Stanley Cup winner Alex Ovechkin may just be getting started

Alex Ovechkin evolved his game to be playoff MVP and lead the Capitals to the Stanley Cup and now faces the potential for more greatness with three years left on his contract

Caps' TJ Oshie shares Cup with…

Washington forward T.J. Oshie shared a heart-touching hug with his Alzheimer's-afflicted father, Tim, after winning the Stanley Cup

Kuznetsov and Holtby prove just as valuable as…

Kuznetsov and Holtby prove just as valuable as Ovechkin

Caps fans celebrate Stanley Cup, first DC title…

Tens of thousands of red-clad Capitals fans partied in the streets to celebrate the franchise's first Stanley Cup and the city's first title in the major four professional sports since 1992

The Latest: Caps take late 4-3 lead on Vegas in…

Latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between Washington and Vegas.

Stanley Cup run could make up for Capitals' playoff failures

The Capitals' run to within one win of the Stanley Cup is making up for decades of playoff failures for a franchise known for losing in the postseason.