Caps Today provides the daily Capitals storylines, upcoming interviews, practice and game schedules as well as links to top stories, game notes and statistics.
Caps Today, 3/24/17
The Capitals defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 (SO) on Thursday to earn their franchise-record tying 30th home win of the season.
Capitals Recall Carey from Hershey
The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Paul Carey from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL).
MSE Foundation and the Washington Capitals Raise More than $67,000 for Homeward Trails Animal Rescue through 2017 Capitals Canine Calendar Sales
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.
Postgame Notes, Stats and Audio, 3/23/17
The Capitals defeated the Blue Jackets 2-1 (SO) on Thursday.
Caps Today and Top Game Notes, 3/23/17
Alex Ovechkin has scored 29 goals this season and sits one goal shy of reaching the 30-goal plateau for the 12th consecutive season (2005-16).
Game Notes vs. Columbus, 3/23/17
The Capitals continue their three-game homestand on Thursday against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Verizon Center.
Washington Capitals to Take Team Photo Monday, March 27
The Washington Capitals will take their official 2016-17 team photo Monday, March 27, at approximately 10 a.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. Media are advised to arrive by 9:45 a.m.
Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation to Auction Alex Ovechkin’s Russian Heritage Night Warmup Skates to Benefit American Special Hockey Association
Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation will auction Russian-American themed Bauer Vapor 1X skates worn by Alex Ovechkin during pregame warmups on March 23 when the Capitals host the Columbus Blue Jackets as part of the Capitals’ Russian Heritage Night.
Caps Today and Top Game Notes, 3/21/17
Braden Holtby is scheduled to play in his 300th NHL/Capitals game tonight against Calgary.
Game Notes vs. Calgary, 3/21/17
The Capitals begin a three-game homestand on Tuesday against the Calgary Flames at Verizon Center.
Capitals Re-assign Siegenthaler to Hershey
The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler from the Zurich Lions of the National League A (Swiss) to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Caps Today, 3/20/17
The Capitals defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Saturday to become the first team in the NHL this season to reach 100 points.
Caps Today and Top Game Notes, 3/18/17
The Capitals have earned a point in seven consecutive games against the Lightning (6-0-1) and in 13 of their last 14 games (11-1-2).
Game Notes at Tampa Bay, 3/18/17
The Capitals face the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena on Saturday in the third and final meeting between the teams this season.
Caps Today, 3/17/17
Brett Connolly scored a goal on Thursday against Nashville, marking his career-high 15th goal of the season.
Capitals Re-assign Vrana to Hershey
The Washington Capitals have re-assigned Jakub Vrana to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Postgame Notes, Stats and Audio, 3/16/17
The Capitals fell to the Predators 2-1 (OT) on Thursday.
Caps Today and Top Game Notes, 3/16/17
Nicklas Backstrom ranks second in the NHL in assists this season (50) and sixth in points (71).
Game Notes vs. Nashville, 3/16/17
The Capitals face the Nashville Predators at Verizon Center on Thursday in the second and final meeting between the teams this season.
Capitals To Host Fan Appreciation Week March 20-25
The Washington Capitals will host Fan Appreciation Week Monday, March 20, through Saturday, March 25. Including giveaways and contests, the week thanks Capitals fans for their support throughout the season.
Caps Today and Top Game Notes, 3/14/17
This season, Braden Holtby has recorded more shutouts (8), posted a lower goals-against average (2.03), and a higher 5-on-5 save percentage (.937) than Devan Dubnyk.
Game Notes vs. Minnesota, 3/14/17
The Capitals return to Verizon Center on Tuesday to host the Minnesota Wild.
Caps Today and Top Game Notes, 3/12/17
he Capitals have won five of their last six games against the Ducks and have earned a point in 10 of their last 12 games against Anaheim (9-2-1).
Game Notes at Anaheim, 3/12/17
The Capitals complete their three-game road trip on Sunday at Anaheim.
Caps Today and Top Game Notes, 3/11/17
The Capitals have earned a point in three consecutive games against the Kings and in four of their last five games against Los Angeles (3-1-1).
Game Notes at Los Angeles, 3/11/17
The Capitals continue their three-game road trip on Saturday against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center.
Caps Today, 3/10/17
Kevin Shattenkirk earned an assist on Thursday at San Jose, extending his assist streak to three games (3/4-3/9: 3a).
Friday, March 24
11:30 a.m.: Practice, Kettler Capitals Iceplex
Saturday, March 25
10:30 a.m.: Morning skate, Kettler Capitals Iceplex
7 p.m.: vs. Arizona Coyotes, Verizon Center
Audio: 104.7 FM, Caps Radio 24/7, Caps Mobile App, WashingtonCaps.com
Sunday, March 26
Monday, March 27
10 a.m.: Team photo, Kettler Capitals Iceplex
10:30 a.m.: Practice, Kettler Capitals Iceplex
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