Nicklas Backstrom will make his first appearance in the Eastern Conference finals after missing the first three games with a hand injury.
by: Michael Traikos — National Post 17 May
Despite being a third-round pick, Point didn't have to play extended time in the minors and has become a key cog in just two seasons
by: Joe Smith — The Athletic 17 May
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The call that changed the course of Brett Connolly's career came in the middle...
Mamma Lucia! Alex Ovechkin's pregame meal has turned Caps fans into chicken parm fanatics - CBSSports.com
by: Sports Network — CBS Sports 17 May
Ovechkin has been ordering the same chicken parm dish before games for years, and now the restaurant is cashing in
by: the Associated Press — TSN 17 May
If any team knows hard knocks, it's the Cleveland Browns. And so fresh off a historic, dismal 0-16 season, the team has agreed to appear on HBO's popular "Hard Knocks" series, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press.
by: Capitals – CBS DC — CBS DC 17 May
In this year's NHL Playoffs, the Capitals are 3-4 in home games, but 7-1 on the road.
by: Samantha Pell — Washington Post 17 May
The Tampa Bay captain has been a force on the power play, including a one-timer in Game 3 that may have shifted momentum in the series.
by: Sean Leahy — NBC Sports: Pro Hockey Talk 17 May
The Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning kick things off Friday night on NBCSN as the NHL Playoffs continue into the Conference Finals
by: Sports Illustrated — Yahoo Sports 17 May
"It’s OK. We lose and we move forward. We believe in each other and we know what we are going to have to do. We just have to play more desperate," Ovechkin said after the game.
by: STATS — Fox Sports 17 May
by: Matthew Paras — The Washington Times 16 May
by: Stephen Whyno — CBC Sports 16 May
by: Isabelle Khurshudyan — Washington Post 16 May