Washington Capitals Newshttps://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/Washington Capitals NewsThu, 17 Aug 2017 19:09:30 +0000Capitals Host Seventh Annual Baltimore Street Hockey Tournamenthttps://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/capitals-host-seventh-annual-baltimore-street-hockey-tournament/c-290697688<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>BALTIMORE, MD</b> - Sticks were tapping, kids were cheering and there was an aura of competitiveness in the air as the Washington Capitals hosted their seventh annual Baltimore Street Hockey Tournament in August. More than 150 children from eight Baltimore area community centers participated in the contest.</p></div>Daniel Kobren / http://www.washingtoncapitals.comThu, 17 Aug 2017 19:09:30 +0000MSE and Capital One Announce New Arena Naming Rights Partnershiphttps://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/capital-one-arena/c-290624478<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>Washington, D.C. </b> - Monumental Sports and Entertainment (MSE) and Capital One today announced that Capital One will become the new naming rights partner for the arena in downtown Washington, which hosts over 220 concerts, shows and events a year, including the Washington Capitals, Washington Mystics, Washington Valor, Washington Wizards and Georgetown men's basketball. The partnership of these two prominent local companies underscores their deep commitment to the continued economic growth and development of Washington, D.C. where they are both headquartered, and where Monumental employs 4,000 full and part-time employees and vendors. It also reinforces the unique position that Washington, D.C. holds and the role the D.C. market plays as a center for global influence and a platform for business-to-business and business-to-government connections, offering opportunities that can't be replicated anywhere else. The arena will be called Capital One Arena beginning immediately, with the full signage and branding shift to occur in fall 2017.</p></div>Washington CapitalsWed, 09 Aug 2017 12:16:06 +0000Washington Capitals Complete Four Street Hockey Rink Refurbishmentshttps://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/washington-capitals-complete-four-street-hockey-rink-refurbishments/c-290578394<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>ARLINGTON, VA - </b>The Washington Capitals announced today the completion of four street hockey rink refurbishments in Virginia and Maryland.</p></div>Washington CapitalsThu, 03 Aug 2017 12:51:45 +0000NBC Sports Group, Capitals Announce 15-Game Schedule for 2017-18https://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/nbc-sports-group-capitals-announce-15-game-schedule-for-2017-18/c-290545268<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>ARLINGTON, Va. -</b> NBC Sports Group and the Washington Capitals have announced the team's 15-game schedule for the 2017-18 season. The network's coverage will include 13 games on NBCSN and two games on NBC to a national audience. CSN is scheduled to announce the regional television schedule at a later date.  </p></div>Washington CapitalsMon, 31 Jul 2017 14:13:11 +0000Capitals Re-sign Liam O'Brienhttps://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/capitals-re-sign-liam-obrien/c-290385392<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>ARLINGTON, Va. - </b>The Washington Capitals have re-signed left wing Liam O'Brien to a one-year, two-way contract ($650,000/$85,000), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. </p></div>Washington CapitalsFri, 14 Jul 2017 16:15:57 +0000Cruel Summer Leads to Competitive Autumnhttps://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/cruel-summer-leads-to-competitive-autumn/c-290389194<div class="article-item__preview"><p>We've made it to the middle of July now, and roughly the middle of the offseason, or at least the midpoint between the Caps' last playoff game and the start of training camp for the 2017-18 season. Once winger <span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-B93F2F95EE0C868E925BC"><a href="https://www.nhl.com/player/liam-o-brien-8477070">Liam O'Brien</a></span> is signed to a contract for the upcoming season, all of Washington's offseason work is done. The Caps will have signed all of their restricted free agents, and any personnel moves made between now and the start of camp in mid-September are likely to be of the minor variety. </p></div>Mike VogelThu, 13 Jul 2017 20:28:34 +0000Capitals Sign Wayne Simpsonhttps://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/capitals-sign-wayne-simpson/c-290362690<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>ARLINGTON, Va. -</b> The Washington Capitals have signed right wing <span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-0811C0F731F59DD0A88A0"><a href="https://www.nhl.com/player/wayne-simpson-8477607">Wayne Simpson</a></span> to a one-year, two-way contract ($650,000/$140,000), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. </p></div>Washington CapitalsTue, 11 Jul 2017 20:06:33 +0000Ron Weber inducted into Washington D.C. Sports Hall of Famehttps://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/ron-weber-inducted-into-washington-dc-sports-hall-of-fame/c-290346618<div class="article-item__preview"><p>Former Capitals radio play-by-play announcer <span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-985FE36293591700BCCA8"><a href="https://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/alumni-spotlight-ron-weber/c-646464">Ron Weber</a></span> was inducted into the <span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-3241DD1755FD95953298D"><a href="http://www.dcsportshall.com/">Washington D.C. Sports Hall of Fame</a></span> on Sunday at Nationals Park. </p></div>Washington CapitalsMon, 10 Jul 2017 18:10:23 +0000Alex Ovechkin, Nastasiya Ovechkina throw glamorous wedding in Russiahttps://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/capitals-alex-ovechkin-nastasiya-ovechkina-throw-fancy-wedding/c-290332410<div class="article-item__preview"><p>A year after getting married, Washington Capitals forward <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-5AB46C97E6A4EF0E476A3">Alex Ovechkin</span> and Nastasiya Ovechkina threw a lavish wedding Saturday near Moscow, Russia, with family and many famous friends in attendance.</p></div>NHL.comSat, 08 Jul 2017 19:44:20 +0000Capitals Re-sign Philipp Grubauerhttps://www.nhl.com/capitals/news/capitals-re-sign-philipp-grubauer/c-290308740<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>ARLINGTON, Va. -</b> The Washington Capitals have re-signed goaltender <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-C32FA3A7C1A3164C6ADB4">Philipp Grubauer</span> to a one-year, $1.5 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.</p></div>Washington CapitalsThu, 06 Jul 2017 15:31:47 +0000