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Capitals Name Jim Johnson Assistant Coach

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have named Jim Johnson the team’s assistant coach, replacing Bob Woods, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Johnson, 49, took over as the head coach of the Nor…


Capitals Name Dale Hunter Head Coach

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have named Dale Hunter the team’s head coach, replacing Bruce Boudreau, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Hunter, 51, becomes the 15th coach in Washington Capita…


Alex Ovechkin to Grant Wish of Make-A-Wish® Child

ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will meet with Ellie Carney, 18, after the Capitals game against the New York Rangers at Verizon Center on Friday, Nov. 25. Ellie was born with Oral-Facial-Digital Syndrome Type 1 (OFD1) a…


Monumental Sports & Entertainment Launches Website

Monumental Sports & Entertainment today launched an official company website, announced Ted Leonsis, the organization’s founder and chairman.
The website (http://www.MonumentalSports.com) features content related to the organization’s brands, including the NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals, WNBA’s Washington Mystics, Verizon Center, Kettler Capitals Iceplex and Patriot Center.


Capitals Recall Dmitry Orlov from Hershey

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Dmitry Orlov from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.


HBO’s 24/7 Penguins/Capitals: The Road to the NHL Winter Classic DVD Release

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will host a launch event at Verizon Center on Dec. 1 for the release of HBO’s “24/7 Penguins/Capitals: The Road to the NHL Winter Classic” DVD. The Verizon Center Team Store will be the fi…


Capitals Acquire Tomas Kundratek from New York Rangers for Francois Bouchard

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Tomas Kundratek (TAW-mahsh, kuhn-DRAT-ehk) from the New York Rangers in exchange for right wing Francois Bouchard, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today….


Backstrom Named NHL’s ‘Third Star’ of the Week

NEW YORK, NY — Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has been named the NHL’s ‘Third Star’ for the week ending Nov. 6.

THIRD STAR — NICKLAS BACKSTROM, C, WASHINGTON CAPITALS

Backstrom also tallied six points (three goals, three assi…


Capitals Assign DJ King to Hershey

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have assigned forward DJ King to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

King, 27, has played in one game this season w…


Andrea Bocelli U.S. Tour Kicks-Off Next Month – Dec 2 Show at Verizon Center

Andrea Bocelli U.S. Tour Kicks-Off Next Month
Includes Friday, Dec. 2 Show at Verizon Center

Tickets are on sale now

For the third year running, Andrea Bocelli will be returning to the U.S. for a special concert tour next month. The tour kicks off T…