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Capitals Rewind: In the first game back from their bye week, the Capitals lost to the Detroit Red Wings in a shootout.

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Washington Capitals goalie Philipp Grubauer
Grubauer not enough as Caps drop goalie duel to Rangers
Philipp Grubauer was fantastic in net, but so was Henrik Lundqvist as the Caps fell in New York 2-1.
Ovechkin scores a power play goal to tie the game
Alex Ovechkin got the Caps on the board in the 2nd period with a power play goal.
Washington Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt
3 bold predictions: Caps face tough task with quick turnaround
The Caps are in New York for the quick turnaround against the New York Rangers on Saturday (12:30 p.m., NBC).
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechin
Caps at Rangers game time, how to watch, open thread
The Caps head to New York for the second leg of a back to back against the Rangers. Watch the game live on NBC or via NBC Sports' live stream page.
Zach Sanford
Zach Sanford is making a case to stay in the lineup
After failing to score a goal in his first 20 games, suddenly Zach Sanford can't stop scoring.
2.17.17 Rewind: Caps fall to Red Wings in shootout
Capitals Rewind: In the first game back from their bye week, the Capitals lost to the Detroit Red Wings in a shootout.
Barry Trotz: 'We knew it was going to be a challenge'
Capitals head coach Barry Trotz spoke with the media following the team's loss to the Detroit Red Wings in a shootout.
Holtby: 'Our team can play through anything'
Braden Holtby spoke with the media following the Capitals' loss to the Redwings in a shootout
Zach Sanford after the Capitals fall in shootout to Detroit
Capitals center Zach Sanford after the team fell in shootout to the Detroit Red Wings
Washington Capitals forward Daniel Winnik
Caps succumb to bye week rust, fall to last-place Detroit
The Caps returned from the bye week and battled back from a 2-0 deficit to force overtime against the Red Wings, but fell in a shootout in their last trip to Joe Louis Arena.
Brooks Orpik pummels Steve Ott in late fight
Brooks Orpik and Steve Ott dropped the gloves late in the game between Washington and Detroit and Ott got more than he bargained for as Orpik wailed on him.
Daniel Winnik's game-tying goal
Capitals left wing Daniel Winnik scored late in the third period to tie the Red Wings at two goals apiece.
Zach Sanford scores to cut the Wings' lead to one
Zach Sanford scored his second career goal on Saturday afternoon in Detroit.
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom
3 bold predictions: Can Caps avoid the bye week letdown?
The Caps return from the bye week to play their final game in Joe Louis Arena against the Detroit Red Wings (2 p.m., CSN).
Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle
Caps at Red Wings game time, how to watch, open thread
The Caps are back in action Saturday as they take on the Detroit Red Wings. Watch it live on CSN or on CSN's live stream page.
After week off, Capitals excited to get back to competition
Jill Sorenson spoke with several Capitals players on Friday as the team prepares to take the ice for the first time since there extended week off.
Zach Sanford: 'When you're hot, you're hot'
Zach Sanford had a pretty incredible week before the break, and when you're hot... you're hot.
Q&A: Just how far can the Caps go this year?
Tarik El-Bashir and JJ Regan answer fan questions on how the bye week, how far we think the team can go in the playoffs and a whole lot more!
Washington Capitals forward Zach Sanford
Zach Sanford gets the nod over Jakub Vrana on Saturday
When will Vrana play? It depends. 
The Washington Capitals
3 bold predictions for the rest of the hockey season
Tarik El-Bashir and JJ Regan took evaluated where the Caps stand at the bye week. Now it's time to look forward at what may happen the rest of the season.
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom
Who is the Caps' MVP at the bye week?
Who is the most responsible to the Caps' success this season? Tarik El-Bashir and JJ Regan give their MVPs at the bye week.
Burakovsky skates in cast before practice
Andre Burakovsky did a conditioning skate before Friday's practice, his injured hand clearly wrapped in a cast.
Andre Burakovsky skates with cast on injured hand
Injured Andre Burakovsky skated around at Kettler Capitals Iceplex today with a cast on his hand. He used it sparingly, mostly holding his stick with his left hand.
Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana
Sanford, Vrana rejoin the Caps
As the Caps return from the bye week, they are bringing two of their top prospects with them.
Caps superfans help pump up the CSN team during an off week
Capitals superfans "Horn Guy" and "Loud Goat" stopped by the CSN office during the Capitals' bye week to help our Capitals Central crew get pumped up to hit the daily grind.
Sidney Crosby celebrates his 1,000th career point
Crosby registers assist for 1,000th career point
Sidney Crosby registered a first-period assist on Thursday night, entering him into the 1,000-point club.
Zach Sanford and Jakub Vrana of the Washington Capitals
Prospect report: Does Sanford or Vrana replace Burakovsky?
With Andre Burakovsky out, who will the Caps turn to as a replacement?
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
Bye week grades: Special teams
The numbers are good for the special teams, but are the Caps weaker on the power play and the penalty kill than they appear?
Washington Capitals defenseman Tom Gilbert
5 things to know about Tom Gilbert
Tom Gilbert is now the newest member of the Washington Capitals. Here are five things for fans to know about the veteran defenseman.
Capitals defenseman Tom Gilbert
Capitals acquire veteran defenseman from Kings
The Capitals made a move to bolster their defensive depth on Wednesday.
A glaring Capitals omission on list of best sports mullets
In honor of Jaromir Jagr's 45th birthday, ESPN provided a list of great sports mullets. There was a glaring omission. 
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
Bye week grades: goaltending
Could the reigning Vezina Trophy winner actually be playing better this season?
Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson
Johansson dances his Swedish butt off
You knew Marcus Johansson had some moves on the ice, but did you know he could move like this off of it?
Barry Trotz and the Sports Junkies talk during the bye week
Capitals coach Barry Trotz called into the Sports Junkies Wednesday and answered some questions about his red-hot team during its bye week.
Is this the best team Barry Trotz has ever coached?
Barry Trotz has been coaching in the NHL for many, many years, but is this edition of the Capitals the top squad he's ever led?
Montreal pulls switch that it has pulled before
Weird things are happening in Montreal. JJ Regan tries to make sense of it all here.
Capitals Faceoff Podcast - Is this the best the Caps have been?
Tarik El-Bashir and JJ Regan talk about Valentine's Day, Andre Burakovsky, the bye week and more. Plus, JJ gets angry...again.
Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen
Bye week grades: Defense
By the numbers, the Caps have the second-best defense in the NHL. And it's not just because of their stellar goalie tandem. 
Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky
Burakovsky mistakes random car for Uber
On his way to Top Golf, Andre Burakovsky mistakes random car for his Uber.  Luckily, the story ends well.
T.J. Oshie and Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals
Bye week grades: Offense
The Caps are second in the NHL in scoring with 3.41 goals per game.
Week 17: Top 5 Capitals Plays of the Week
The Capitals are the hottest team in the NHL and the plays on the ice were nothing short of sensational. Check out the Top 5 Capitals plays of the Week.
Holtby, Caps to support 'You Can Play'
Braden Holtby is once again taking the lead in supporting equality in hockey with a very special "You Can Play" mask/
Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson
Power Rankings: A good time for the bye week?
Will the bye week cool off the Caps or allow the team to regroup and continue their streak?
Is this the best year of Nicklas Backstrom's career?
In a Monday interview with the Sports Junkies, Neil Greenberg says he thinks Nicklas Backstrom is one of the most underrated superstars in any sport, not just hockey.
Making a (long) list of what the Capitals do really well
The Washington Post's Neil Greenberg talked to the Sports Junkies on Monday, and listed all of the reasons why this year's Caps team is on a rampage through the NHL.
Malarchuk to veterans with PTSD: Hockey heals
Former Capitals goalie Clint Malarchuk took a skate to the neck in Buffalo that changed his life. As a suicide survivor with PTSD, he has a unique perspective to share with veterans looking for healing.
Capitals face week off, focus on keeping momentum
The Capitals are facing five days off in their schedule. In the past, that's meant a letdown for Washington, but the team is determined to make the best of this week of rest.
Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz
Trotz doesn't 'give a damn' about current streak
The Caps have won 12 straight at home, but Barry Trotz is just focused on winning and going deep in the playoffs.
Washington Capitals forward Zach Sanford
Prediction recap: Third line comes up big again
The third line came up big again on Saturday with Zach Sanford as the improbable hero.
Washington Capitals forward Zach Sanford
Last night's hero Sanford sent down to Hershey
The hero of Saturday’s win over the Anaheim Ducks, Zach Sanford, has been reassigned to the Hershey Bears.
Zach Sanford
Sanford's first NHL goal unfolded 'in slow motion'
Through 40 minutes on Saturday night, Zach Sanford was one of two Caps' forwards still looking for his first shot.
Washington Capitals forward Daniel Winnik
Winnik upset by "dirty" trip by Perry
Daniel Winnik was on the wrong end of what looked like a slew foot from Corey Perry on Saturday.
Capitals goal scorers react to the win over Ducks
Zach Sanford, Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie react to the win
Daniel Winnik reflects on a gritty win and short-handed goal
Daniel Winnik reflects on a gritty Caps win and his own short-handed goal against the Ducks
Zach Sanford on scoring his first NHL goal
Zach Sanford post-game on scoring his first NHL goal and having it be the game-winner against the Ducks.
Zach Sanford scores first NHL goal to put Caps back in lead
Zach Sanford gives the Capitals a 5-4 lead with his first career goal
Zach Sanford's first NHL goal seals a win for the Caps
The Capitals needed a boost without Andre Burakovsky, Zach Sanford stepped up, breaking a tie in the third period with his first NHL goal to give Washington the win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Daniel Winnik with the Caps fourth goal of the night
Daniel Winnik makes it 4-1 for the Caps over Anaheim
T.J. Oshie and Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals
Caps score milestone goals in first period against Ducks
The Capitals opened the scoring on Saturday in what was a milestone goal for two players and they just kept right on going.
Tom Wilson gives the Caps a 3-0 advantage against Anaheim
Tom Wilson has four points in his last six games after he scores the third goal of the game for the Capitals.
T.J. Oshie's 400th career point makes it 1-0 Capitals
TJ Oshie scored his 400th career point, a goal to make it 1-0 Capitals vs. Anaheim
Daniel Winnik takes exception to trip vs. Ducks
Daniel Winnik got up and was ready to defend himself after taking exception to a trip vs. Anaheim.
Bryce Harper reveals his favorite hockey team...and it's not the Caps
Capitals fans will not be pleased.
Q&A: Who replaces Burakovsky in the lineup?
Tarik El-Bashir and JJ Regan took their show on the road this week and filmed the PQST Q&A live on Saturday from Penn Quarter Sports Tavern.
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
After slow start, Caps' power play reclaims spot among NHL's elite
After an uncharacteristically sluggish start to the season, the Capitals’ power play has reclaimed its rightful spot among the NHL’s elite units.
Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams
3 bold predictions: Cooling off a red-hot Gibson
John Gibson and the Anaheim Ducks are all that stand in the way of the bye week and a 12-game home win streak for the Caps (7:30 p.m., CSN).
Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie
Caps vs. Ducks game time, how to watch, open thread
The Capitals will look to enter their bye week on a high note as they host the Anaheim Ducks. Watch it on CSN or on CSN's live stream page.
Capitals 7th annual Extreme Recess Hockey Clinic
Brooks Orpik and Karl Alzner, amongst other Capitals players, joined together for the 7th annual Extreme Recess Hockey Clinic.
Who fills in for Andre Burakovsky?
Who will fill in for Andre Burakovsky on the red-hot third line and second power play unit? Tarik El-Bashir has the answers.
Nicklas Backstrom closing in on NHL points lead
Backstrom has more points than anyone else in the NHL since Jan. 1.
Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky
What does Burakovsky's injury mean for Capitals?
Barry Trotz says Andre Burakovsky is out until mid-to-late March with a hand injury. How will the Caps replace his recent output?
Capitals Faceoff - What should the Caps do at the trade deadline?
On the very first Capitals Faceoff podcast, JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir take a look at  the trade deadline and what moves the Caps should make.
Andre Burakovsky suffers hand injury against Red Wings
Burakovsky avoids surgery, but will miss over a month
Andre Burakovsky won't need surgery to repair a hand injury he suffered on Thursday night, but the forward will miss over a month of action.
Week 16: Capitals' Top 5 hits of the week
The winning - and the hitting - continued for the Capitals as the calendar moved from January to February. Here are the biggest hits and checks from Week 16.
Joe B on Capitals' immense depth and Connolly's rebound
Joe Beninati joined the Sports Junkies Friday to talk about the "scalding-hot" Capitals, including one player who's surprised almost everybody around the team.
Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov
Prediction recap: Detroit puts up a fight
The Red Wings are dead last in the Eastern Conference, but they didn't go away quietly on Thursday.
Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie
Caps show killer instinct with clutch third period power play goal
Detroit made the Caps work for it, but Washington showed their killer instinct with a third period power play goal that put the game away.
Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky
Burakovsky expected to 'miss some time' after getting hit by shot
Andre Burakovsky has 15 points (7 goals, 8 assists) in the last 20 games.
Jenks on why he loves the Caps so much
CSN's Michael Jenkins talks about why this year's Capitals team is so fun to root for.
Trotz talks about what changed the game for Caps on Thursday
Barry Trotz talked to the media about the key moments in Thursday night's win over Detroit.
Caps players discuss their 6-3 win
Caps players talk about their 6-3 win over Detroit on Thursday night.
Highlights: Capitals 6, Red Wings 3
Highlights of the Capitals 6-3 win over Detroit. their 11th straight win at home.
Will the Caps win it all?
The guys at SportsTalk Live talk about whether the Caps are the team to beat this year in the NHL.
Jill Sorenson on Caps' play: It's absolutely incredible
Caps Insider Jill Sorenson discusses the Caps' hot play over the last month.
Connolly: It's been a good month for sure
Brett Connolly talks about the Caps 6-3 win over Detroit and how he feels his season is going.
TJ Oshie talks about the Caps' 6-3 win over Detroit
After scoring two goals against the Red Wings, TJ Oshie talked about how well the Caps have played over the last month.
VIDEO: Kuznetsov hands puck to official with mouth
Evgeny Kuznetsov got creative when he passed the puck back to an official late in Thursday's win over Detroit.
Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson
Caps keep home streak alive with win over Detroit
The Capitals got goals from Marcus Johansson, Brett Connolly and T.J. Oshie among others on Thursday in a 6-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings, their 11th straight at home. 
Oshie's 2nd goal of the night makes it 5-3
TJ Oshie scores his second goal of the night to increase the Caps' lead to 5-3
Carlson goal makes it 4-3 Caps
John Carlson scored in the third period to give the Caps a 4-3 lead.
Burakovsky lends a hand
Andre Burakovsky left Thursday’s game against the Red Wings with an upper-body injury, the team announced midway through the second period.
Andre Burakovsky leaves game with hand injury
Andre Burakovsky left the game in the first period after taking a slap shot off the hand in the Caps' defensive zone.
Fatima Al Ali takes epic selfie at puck drop of Caps game
Fatima Al Ali is showing that not only is hockey for everyone, but selfies are too.
TJ Oshie gives Caps a 3-2 lead over Detroit
TJ Oshie started off the second period with a goal, breaking a 2-2 tie.
Brett Connolly ties the game at two
Brett Connolly scored with a little over a minute left in the first period to tie the game at two.
Marcus Johansson scores to put the Caps up 1-0
Marcus Johansson scores on a rebound to put the Caps up 1-0 in the first period
Fatima Al Ali drops the puck before the Caps game
Caps fan Fatima Al Ali got to drop the puck before the Caps-Wings game, and even snuck in a selfie after
Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams
3 bold predictions: Ten wins and counting?
The Capitals will put their 10-game home win streak on the line Thursday as they host the Detroit Red Wings (7 p.m., CSN).
In dream come true, Fatima impresses Caps at practice
Fatima Al Ali's dreams came true when she got to meet the Capitals and join their practice. She thoroughly impressed the players. Alex Ovechkin even said she had better skills than coach Barry Trotz.
Prospect report: Hershey looks to rebound from rough January
Hershey is rebounding, Connor Hobbs is playing forward and some prospects are suiting up for international play.
Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson
Caps vs. Red Wings game time, how to watch, open thread
The Capitals and they will look to make it 11 in a row at home as they host the Detroit Red Wings. Watch it on CSN or via CSN's live stream page.
VIDEO: Justin Williams coaches son, mites
Player Justin Williams will be on the ice Thursday. But Coach Justin Williams took the ice Wednesday. Watch here.
Justin Williams takes ice to coach son, Caps Academy mites
What is Justin Williams doing the day before a game? Taking the ice to coach the Caps Academy mites.
Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz
Caps have worked to eliminate the 'cheat' from their game
Trotz says the Caps' recent run has helped reinforce his message of sound defensive zone play.
Washington Capitals forward Daniel Winnik
Winnik: 'Hopefully we don't make any trades'
Daniel Winnik has been traded at the deadline three times in his career. As March 1 creeps closer, he has his own opinion on what Caps should do this year.
Washington Capitals forward Zach Sanford
Trotz explains Sanford recall
Zach Sanford was called up from Hershey prior to the Caps' 5-0 win over the Hurricanes on Tuesday night.
Fatima Al Ali schools Ovechkin with her stickhandling skills
Even Alex Ovechkin struggled to keep up with the stick work of Fatima Al Ali.
Abu Dhabi phenom shows off skills at Caps practice
Fatima Al Ali impressed Peter Bondra with her skills in a hockey camp in Abu Dhabi. On Wednesday, she showed off those skills in person to the Caps.
UAE hockey phenom tours Caps locker room, jokes with Ovi
Fatima Al Ali, a member of the UAE women's national hockey team, is a huge Caps fan. Last night she met the team and joked around with Ovi.
Fatima Al Ali visits Caps locker room, jokes with Ovechkin
Fatima Al Ali, female hockey phenom from Abu Dhabi, crossed an item off her bucket list when he visited the Capitals locker room and got to meet Alex Ovechkin and the guys.
Washington Capitals forward Zach Sanford
Sanford recalled from Hershey
The Caps' recall of Zach Sanford may suggest someone was banged up in Tuesday's game.
Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov
Prediction recap: This is getting ridiculous
It was yet another lopsided affair at Verizon Center on Tuesday.
Connolly has come 'full circle' after slow start to career
Barry Trotz is proud of the way Brett Connolly has turned into a useful role player for the Capitals, especially considering how slowly the former sixth overall pick started his NHL career.
Trotz: Caps have gradually morphed into a very skilled team
Capitals coach Barry Trotz tells the Sports Junkies how his team has transitioned from a big and physical group to a more skilled unit under his watch the past few years.
Barry Trotz joins the Junkies after another home drubbing
Barry Trotz's weekly interview with the Sports Junkies came the morning after Washington's 5-0 win over Carolina, and the coach was happy to review that blowout with the hosts.
Braden Holtby
Caps set franchise record in win over Hurricanes
Nine of the Caps' 10 shutouts this season have come on F Street.
2.7.17 Rewind: Caps dominate again in 10th straight home win
The Capitals remain undefeated at home in 2017 after a 5-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.
Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz
Trotz still finding ways to improve the team and the players are listening
Teams sometimes start to tune out a coach when things start going /too /well, but Barry Trotz still seems to be getting his message across.
Nicklas Backstrom
Backstrom: 'We're getting a little spoiled' by Caps goalies
Nicklas Backstrom puts into perspective how well the Capitals goalies have been playing after pitching another shutout in a 5-0 win over the Hurricanes on Tuesday.
Tom Wilson
Tom Wilson on Caps' hot offensive play
After the Capitals' latest rout on Tuesday, even Tom Wilson is becoming a little surprised about just how well the team has been playing of late.
Brett Connolly
El-Bashir: Brett Connolly is a 'story of redemption'
After a slow start to his NHL career, Capitals insider Tarik El-Bashir points out that Brett Connolly is having a career year in his first season in Washington.
Lars Eller
Lars Eller: I think Caps are 'extremely confident right now'
Lars Eller tells Jill Sorenson after the Capitals' 5-0 win over the Hurricanes on Tuesday night that he believes the team is "extremely confident right now."
Tarik El-Bashir Lars Eller
Lars Eller: Playing at home brings out the 'best in us'
After the Capitals win for the 10th straight time at home Tuesday night, Lars Eller explains what playing in the Verizon Center does for the team.
Brett Connolly
Connolly on impact of Caps' offensive depth
Brett Connolly explains the impact of having four lines who "can play" after the Capitals' 5-0 win over the Hurricanes on Tuesday.
Braden Holtby
Braden Holtby: 'We're creating our offense from our defense'
After Tuesday's night 5-0 win over the Hurricanes, Braden Holtby explains why the Capitals haven't struggled defensively of late after another big performance by the offense.
Jill Sorenson Caps Extra
Who is the MVP of the Caps' third line this season?
Tarik El-Bashir, Courtney Laughlin and Alan May debate between Brett Connolly, Lars Eller and André Burakovsky on who the Capitals' third line MVP has been this season.
Johansson delivers knockout punch with Caps' 5th goal
Marcus Johansson delivered the knockout punch for the Caps, pushing their lead to 5-0 over the Hurricanes in the third period.
Kuznetsov scores Caps' 2nd goal in less than a minute
Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the Caps' second goal in less than a minute to give them a comfortable 4-0 lead in the third period.
Lars Eller rips one for Caps' 3rd goal of game
Lars Eller blasted home a goal in the third period to give the Caps a 3-0 lead over the Hurricanes.
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin
Caps extend home dominance to 10 straight wins
The Capitals remain undefeated at home in 2017 after a 5-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. It was their 10th straight win at Verizon Center.
Connolly scores after faking out entire defense
Brett Connolly scored after faking out the entire Hurricanes defense to put the Capitals up 2-0 in the first period.
Ovechkin powers home opening goal
Alex Ovechkin scored the opening goal of the game to give the Capitals a 1-0 lead in the first period against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Washington Capitals defenseman Taylor Chorney
3 bold predictions: Will Carolina cool down Caps' offense?
Caps have five or more goals in eight straight home games. Carolina will look to end that streak Tuesday (7 p.m., CSN).
Claude Julien
Trotz reacts to 'good friend' Julien being fired
Barry Trotz and Claude Julien coached together in the World Cup of Hockey last summer.
Former Capitals coach Bruce Cassidy
Former Caps coach takes over for Claude Julien in Boston
In danger of missing the playoffs, the Boston Bruins fired head coach Claude Julien and will turn to a former Capitals coach behind the bench.
Alzner gives the details on the Capitals' Super Bowl party
During his weekly appearance on the Sports Junkies, Karl Alzner gave the lowdown on the Super Bowl party him and his teammates had at Nicklas Backstrom's house.
Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie
Caps vs. Hurricanes game time, how to watch, open thread
The Washington Capitals lead 2-0 at the end of the second period at home over the Carolina Hurricanes. Catch the end LIVE on CSN.
Braden Holtby and Philipp Grubauer
Caps are getting great goaltending from both Holtby and Grubauer
The Caps expect great goaltending from Holtby. Getting it from Grubauer, too, has been a 'luxury.'
Philipp Grubauer and Nate Schmidt
Power Rankings: Dominant at home
The Caps are the top team in the NHL right now, but they kick it up a notch when they're at home.
The Washington Capitals
Prediction recap: Washington solves Kings' defense
The Caps hosted a Kings team that had earned three shutouts in four games and scored 5 on them in a blowout win.
Grubauer wowed by offense: 'Every line was scoring'
Philipp Grubauer recorded his third shutout of the season for the Capitals, but even if he hadn't, the offense's 5 goals likely still would have beaten the Kings.
Ovechkin: Capitals have best goalie duo in NHL
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin said his team has the best goalie tandem in the NHL. His comments came after the third shutout of the year by backup Philipp Grubauer.
Ted Leonsis breaks out new Ovechkin snapfilter
Ted Leonsis using the Alex Ovechkin snapfilter, caps an Ovechkin filled day at the Verizon Center. 
Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson
Johansson hopes goal drought is in his rearview
Despite recent slowdown, Marcus Johansson remains on career-year pace.
The Washington Capitals
Caps fueled by sense of urgency as championship window nears end
They may not want to say it, but the Capitals know their window is closing and it's fueling them in their recent dominant stretch.
Kevin Plank and Ted Leonsis
Kevin Plank chooses Caps on Super Bowl Sunday
With the entire sports world focused on Houston for the Super Bowl, Under Armour's CEO stopped by the Verizon Center for a Capitals win.
Caps demolish Kings on Super Bowl Sunday
The Los Angeles Kings entered Sunday's game on a five-game win streak. They left with a 5-0 loss at the hands of the Capitals on Super Bowl Sunday. Here's how it happened.
Williams scores on former team just before getting clipped
Justin Williams scored against his former team late in the fourth period. It was the Capitals' 5th goal of the game against the Kings.
Oshie destroys Budaj's water bottle
In one of the prettiest shots you'll ever see, T.J. Oshie destroys both the Kings and Peter Budaj's water bottle.
Oshie slap shot explodes Budaj's water bottle in back of net
The Capitals went up 4-0 behind this ridiculous slap shot goal by T.J. Oshie. He fired the puck so hard that it exploded the water bottle in the back of the net.
Kings turnover sets up goal by Connolly for 3-0 lead
The Capitals opened up a 3-0 after an opportunistic goal by Brett Connolly.
Johansson scores with shot up over Budaj's shoulder
Marcus Johansson gave the Capitals a 2-0 lead going into the first intermission with this shot up over Peter Budaj's shoulder.
Connolly finds Eller, who scores on shot off the post
Lars Eller scored on a shot off the post to give the Capitals a 1-0 lead on the Kings in the first period.
NHL honors Alex Ovechkin for 1,000 career points
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was awarded a golden stick commemorating his 1,000 career points in a pregame ceremony before playing the Kings.
Alex Ovechkin cutout
Caps honor Ovechkin for 1,000th point
What does 1,000 NHL points get you? Cutouts, a tribute video, a golden stick and more.
Los Angeles Kings forward Jeff Carter
3 bold predictions: Can the Kings keep up with Caps' offense?
The Kings have three shutouts in their last four games, but there will be plenty of scoring in Sunday's game against Washington (12 p.m., NBC).
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom
Prediction recap: No streak is safe
The Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Saturday in a game that saw several recent streaks broken.
Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams
Caps vs. Kings game time, how to watch, open thread
The Caps return home for a Super Bowl Sunday matchup with the Los Angeles Kings. Watch it live on NBC or via NBC's live stream.
Backstrom: 'Apparently we like this arena'
The Caps have a 14-game point streak in Montreal.. Why do they like playing there so much? They're not quite sure.
Burakovsky goal: 'I don't even think I look at the net'
Andre Burakovsky's second period goal sure looked pretty, but he says he was just lucky. In fact, he wasn't even looking at the net.
Daniel Winnik and Tom Wilson
Caps continue Bell Centre dominance with win over Habs
The Caps seem to like playing in Montreal as they extended their point streak at Bell Centre to 14 games in a 3-2 win over the Canadiens.
Backstrom makes it 3-1 with a power play goal
Backstrom extended the Caps' lead to 3-1 with a power play goal in the 3rd
Burakovsky breaks a 1-1 tie in the 2nd period
Andre Burakovsky scores to give the Caps a 2-1 lead in the 2nd period.
Capitals-Habs first period delayed 11 minutes for hole in the boards
Matt Niskanen knocked a hole into the base board in Montreal causing a lengthy delay.
Niskanen breaks the boards with his skate
Matt Niskanen's skate collided with the boards, putting a hole in it and causing a lengthy game delay.
Beagle puts the Caps up 1-0
Jay Beagle puts the Caps up 1-0 in the first period with a wrist shot.
Carey Price and Alex Ovechkin
3 bold predictions: Solving Carey Price
The Washington Capitals are in Montreal hoping to solve the always stingy Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens (1 p.m., CSN).
Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky
Caps at Canadiens game time, how to watch, open thread
The Capitals head north of the border for a matinee matchup with the Montreal Canadiens. Watch it on CSN or via CSN's live stream page.
The real winner of the Caps/ Wiz home winning streaks? D.C.
While a winning streak is big for a franchise, Alan May thinks it means even more for a city like Washington D.C.
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom
Why doesn't Nicklas Backstrom get more credit?
Sports Talk Live discusses how Nicklas Backstrom is playing like a superstar, but is not getting superstar credit. Perhaps it has something to do with another famous teammate.
Q&A: What will the Caps look for at the trade deadline?
Tarik El-Bashir and JJ Regan answer fan questions, plus JJ dabs at the end!
Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov
Trotz denies Russian report on Kuznetsov's health
A report out of Russia this week suggested Evgeny Kuznetsov was slowed by an ankle injury early this season. 
Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams
Caps update Williams' status for Montreal
Justin Williams returned to practice Friday after missing Wednesday's win over the Bruins with a lower body injury. 
Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana
With Williams' status uncertain, Caps recall Vrana
The Capitals recalled top forward prospect Jakub Vrana from AHL Hershey on Friday. But will he play Saturday in place of Justin Williams?
Brett Connolly scoring a goal against his former team, the Boston Bruins
Connolly matches mark -- with room to spare
Capitals' forward Brett Connolly scored 9 goals in 2016. He's in great position to blow past that number in 2017. 
Tarik El-Bashir gets to know fans at All-Star Game in LA
Tarik El-Bashir was on location in Los Angeles to get the pulse of Capitals fans at the All-Star Game.
Washington Capitals prospect Nathan Walker
Prospect report: Walker out four-to-six weeks
Nathan Walker is hurt and Travis Boyd is an All-Star.
Washington Capitals prospect Chandler Stephenson
Stephenson reassigned to Hershey
Chandler Stephenson is headed back to Hershey, but that doesn't mean much for the health of Justin Williams.
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom
Trotz calls Backstrom one of the best passers ever
Nicklas Backstrom's perfect pass to T.J. Oshie led to a beautiful breakaway goal and some high praise by Barry Trotz afterwards.
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby
Prediction recap: Marchand behaves
Brad Marchand was on his best behavior against the Caps on Wednesday avoiding a lengthy stay in the penalty box.
Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand
Caps struggle to diagnose the problem with the PK
Almost everything has gone smoothly for the Caps lately except for allowing at least one goal on the power play in six straight games.
Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams
Trotz provides an update on Justin Williams
Williams participated in the morning skate but was scratched against the Bruins on Wednesday night.
Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie
Oshie accuses Trotz of embellishment after near collision after warmups
T.J. Oshie almost collided with Barry Trotz after warmups on Wednesday, but Oshie claims the head coach made it look worse than it was.
Backstrom's line 'made a statement' against the Bruins
After struggling in previous games, Trotz pushed one of the Capitals most talented lines to perform better, and they did.
Ted Leonsis and 'Hockey is for Everyone'
A new promotional event by the NHL, 'Hockey is for Everyone' has Ted Leonsis introducing hockey to youth and the Chinese community.
Ovechkin: 'individually, I want to win almost every award'
When other players are scoring, it make Alex Ovechkin happy but it won't stop him from trying to win every individual award.
Brett Connolly scoring a goal against his former team, the Boston Bruins
It was a special night for Connolly facing his former team
With a beautiful goal on his former net minder, Brett Connolly finally faced off against his former team, the Boston Bruins
A strong night for Niskanen helps the Caps vs. Bruins
Two assists for Matt Niskanen against the Bruins and he still believes that there still things the Capitals need to work.
Connolly's goal put the Capitals up 4-2
Brett Connolly fakes out Tuukka Rask and two defenders to put give Washington a 4-2 advantage over the Bruins.
Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie
Caps overcome Bruins rally for 5-3 win
The Caps allowed Boston to tie the game at 2 after taking an early 2-0 lead, but Washington took control thanks to a late second period goal and a strong finish.
Ovechkin breaks the tie at the end of the second
The captain, Alex Ovechkin halted the Bruins scoring with a beauty from the top of the circle and put the Capitals up 3-2 at the end of the 2nd.
Backstrom strikes off the rebound, puts Caps up 2-0
Nicklas Backstrom gets the rebound shot to go in for the Capitals second goal of the period against the Bruins.
Ted Leonsis
Leonsis has given his instructions for the trade deadline
Ted Leonsis says ownership has given its instructions to management ahead of the NHL trade deadline.
T.J. Oshie opens up the scoring vs. Bruins
In the game's opening minutes, T.J. Oshie got loose with a breakaway goal to give the Capitals an early lead over Bruins.
Washington Capitals forward Justin Williams
Williams to miss game against Bruins with lower-body injury
The veteran forward is considered day-to-day.
Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand
3 bold predictions: Matching Boston's' sense of urgency
The Caps will get a chance to get the bad taste of Brooklyn out of their mouth on Wednesday as they host the Boston Bruins (8 p.m., NBCSN).
Evgeny Kuznetsov
Kuznetsov is honored for outstanding start in 2017
For the second straight January, Evgeny Kuznetsov snags NHL's top honor. 
Kuznetsov reacts to being named first NHL star of the month
Capitals' forward Kuznetsov tells Tarik El-Bashir what it means to be recognized as the first NHL star of the month.
So what exactly does Barry Trotz do at night after a game?
The Sports Junkies asked Barry Trotz what he does when he gets home following Capitals games, and he said it depends a lot on whether his team is coming off a win or a loss.
Barry Trotz does think about the Stanley Cup often
Sure, he's worried about coaching his team day to day, but Barry Trotz admitted to the Sports Junkies that he still does think about the Stanley Cup a lot.
Caps' penalty kill has gone cold
The Caps are struggling on the penalty kill which is bad news for Wednesday. No one has scored more power play goals over the past 10 games than the Bruins.