George McPhee's son, Graham, commits to play for Boston College under Coach Jerry York, who coached the Caps GM three decades ago at Bowling Green.
Washington re-signs 34-year-old forward to a two-year extension through the 2016 season that will pay him $2 million a year.
The Capitals will need every ounce of the confidence gained from Thursday's gutsy win against the Wild when they head west this weekend.
The Capitals are now 4-0 in shootouts this season -- and perfect in the Adam Oates era.
Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Minnesota Wild Thursday night.
Coach Adam Oates hasn't hesitated to sit veterans for what he believes is an increasingly reliable, though inexperienced, combination.
It'd been a while since Marcus Johansson had lit the lamp in an NHL game that counted before he scored against the Islanders Tuesday.
The Capitals have the league's top penalty killing unit, but that also means they've had a lot of penalties to kill.
Alex Ovechkin and Adam Oates think serious rookie hazing has no place in the NHL.
Veteran forward Eric Fehr is the odd man out of the Capitals' new-look lines, and after they clicked in a 6-2 win Tuesday, he could find himself on the outside looking in for the foreseeable future.