Nate Schmidt


Our Jill Sorenson sat down with the Capitals' TJ Oshie, Matt Niskanen, Nate Schmidt and Taylor Chorney — all of whom have ties to Minnesota — to talk about the state that they love so much.


The Capitals (12-5-1, 25 points) will look to make good on their promise not to lose back-to-back games this season when they take on the Colorado Avalanche (7-11-1, 15 points) tonight at Verizon


Post-game analysis of the Capitals’ 1-0 loss to the Detroit Red Wings Tuesday night at Joe Louis Arena:


News, notes and quotes as the Capitals (4-1-0, 8 points) prepare to face the Vancouver Canucks (3-1-2, 8 points) tonight at Rogers Arena (9:30 p.m. pregame, CSN):


Few players are able to jump right into the NHL when they are drafted, it takes time to develop into a professional player. Some never make the transition from juniors or the AHL to the NHL.