Washington scored just over a minute into the game but the teams went blow for blow in a four goal opening period. It was a long time coming, but the Nashville Predators finally have a goal on the board. The Predators were held scoreless in their last three games, last putting a puck in the back of the net in their Nov. Show More Summary
A lucky fan got one of Oshie's sticks for Christmas. Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie managed to grant a young fan's wish just in time for Thanksgiving. From CSN's Chuck Gormley, one little Capitals fan showed up to the team's practice on Wednesday with his Christmas wish list. Show More Summary
In the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter: Skies darken for an accord on Syria and more of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation and defense.
For women entrepreneurs looking to make powerful connections or turn the government into a client, the nation's capital is the place to be.
A key save in a scoreless match. The Washington Capitals and the Edmonton Oilers have been locked in a goaltenders battle, with neither team hitting the back of the net in over 50 minutes played. Capitals netminder Braden Holtby saved...Show More Summary
My Monday Washington Examiner column is here, reporting on the mood of quiet anxiety in the nation’s capital.
The fight over K-12 education appears headed back to the states Washington Post: A new education law would shift fight over teacher evaluations, testing from federal government to 50 state capitals. Accountability and the ESEA Reauthorization...Show More Summary
Where’s the puck? Where’s the puck? Do you have it? Oh there it—GOOOOAL. Read more...
Good take from the Washington Examiner: Three years before masked gunmen stormed a hotel in the capital of Mali, killing at least 27 people early Friday morning, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was mocked by certain media figures for warning about the spread of terrorist activity in the small West African country. During the final […]
The end of September was a grim milestone for Washington D.C., as the city reached 120 homicides, the most our nation’s capital has...
Breaking records doesn't define Alex Ovechkin. These moments do. You might have heard that Alex Ovechkin broke another record. On Thursday, the Washington Capitals captain scored his 484th career goal, passing Sergei Fedorov for the most goals by a Russian-born player in NHL history. Show More Summary
Gunmen have taken over a luxury hotel in the capital of Mali—a city "that serves as a logistics hub for French forces helping in a fight against Islamist insurgents," The Washington Post notes. About 170 have been taken hostage inside, and three are dead. Show More Summary
Alexander Ovechkin has now scored more goals than any Russian player in NHL history. The Washington Capitals superstar notched his 484th career goal with 12:59 left in the third period on Thursday against the Dallas Stars, passing Sergei Fedorov at No. Show More Summary
In the past 30 years, just two professional athletes in Washington have been named the MVPs of their leagues: Alex Ovechkin of the Capitals and now, on Thursday, Bryce Harper of the Nationals. The parallels between them, and the expensive conundrum they posed for their teams, are almost identical.Read full article >>
Ovechkin is now the greatest Russian scorer in NHL history. It took awhile, but Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin finally broke the NHL record he'd been charging towards his entire career. By scoring his 484th career goal inShow More Summary
A year ago this month my son and I celebrated Thanksgiving with family and friends in the Washington DC area. In one of the gatherings I attended during the weeklong sojourn in the nation's capital, I got into a discussion with a group...Show More Summary
Too easy for Kuznetsov. Evgeny Kuznetsov barely let the Detroit Red Wings breathe in overtime, scoring just 45 seconds into the free hockey period to put the Washington Capitals over the home team 2-1. The Capitals had been pressuring the Wings through much of the third period, but were unable to break through the stone wall of netminder Petr Mrazek. Show More Summary
The Capitals are taking a 1-1 game to the third period, and they owe it all to Holtby. Washington could have easily been down by a few instead of tied with Detroit 1-1 it wasn't for the stick and pads of goaltender Braden Holtby. The...Show More Summary
Good news for those traveling to the nation's capital in the near future: The Renwick Gallery across the street from the White House reopened Friday after being closed for two years for renovation. In keeping with its mission of highlighting American art, the 156-year-old building's new show "Wonder...
Outlooks are falling into two camps: Snowy and not so snowy.