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Jay Gruden and search for elusive sense of urgency

ANALYSIS/OPINION:It is the Holy Grail of sports that every coach or player is searching for, and perhaps nowhere is that search greater than...

Brad Marchand had a really dumb reason for fighting Lars Eller

The first fight of Lars Eller’s NHL career left the Capitals center bloody and bruised. During Washington’s 7-0 win Wednesday over the Boston...

Ted Leonsis says Wizards’, Capitals’ offseasons deserve ‘A’ grades

ARLINGTON, Va. — It shouldn’t surprise fans that Washington Wizards and Capitals owner Ted Leonsis was happy with how his teams’ offseasons went.“I...

John Carlson, Lars Eller return to ice at Capitals camp

ARLINGTON, Va. — Washington Capitals forward Lars Eller and defenseman John Carlson fully practiced with their teammates Monday for the first time this...

Capitals fall to Bruins in preseason bout at home

The Washington Capitals will not hang their Stanley Cup champion banner for another two weeks, but they got in some competitive hockey Tuesday...

Athletes across the spectrum criticize sports for getting soft

It’s a sports cliche that older athletes, no matter their era, love to tell younger players that their sport has gone soft. But...

Capitals responsible for new rule: No more keg stands with Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals soon could leave a unique mark on Stanley Cup history and lore, thanks to their hard partying.The Hockey Hall of...

Alex Ovechkin’s new motto: ‘Not suck back-to-back’

Friday was almost one year to the day that Alex Ovechkin said, “We’re not going to be suck this year,” a new Ovi-ism...

Capitals sign Alexander Alexeyev to 3-year deal, worth $2.775 million

ARLINGTON — First-round draft pick Alexander Alexeyev has signed a $2.775 million, three-year entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals.The team announced the deal...

T.J. Oshie keeps getting asked to drink beers through his shirt

The Washington Capitals earned a reputation for partying just a bit harder than the average Stanley Cup-winning team this summer, as documented by...

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