Washington Capitals

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Washington Capitals
First Season
Team History
Washington Capitals (1974-present)
National Hockey League (1967-present)
  • Eastern Conference (1993-present)
    • Metropolitan Division (2013-present)
    • Southeast Division (1998-2013)
    • Atlantic Division (1993-98)
  • Wales Conference (1974-79, 1981-93)
    • Patrick Division (1981-93)
    • Norris Division (1974-79)
  • Campbell Conference (1979-81)
    • Patrick Division (1979-81)
Capital One Arena (1997-present)
Capital Centre (1974-97)
AHL Affiliate
Hershey Bears
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives

The Washington Capitals (colloquially known as the Caps) are a professional ice hockey team based in Washington, D.C. They compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference.


Home programs by season

Season/Date Type Opponent Venue
1982-83 Regular Season n/a Capital Centre
1997-98 Stanley Cup Finals Detroit Red Wings MCI Center
February 7, 2006 Regular Season Florida Panthers MCI Center
October 14, 2006 Regular Season Atlanta Thrashers Verizon Center
April 5, 2008 Regular Season Florida Panthers Verizon Center
2009-10 Regular Season n/a Verizon Center
January 1, 2011 Winter Classic Pittsburgh Penguins Heinz Field
2014-15 Winter Classic Chicago Blackhawks Nationals Park
October 10, 2015 Regular Season New Jersey Devils Verizon Center
2017-18 Stadium Series Toronto Maple Leafs Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Stanley Cup Finals Vegas Golden Knights T-Mobile Arena, Capital One Arena

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1970s 1974-75 • 1975-76 • 1976-77 • 1977-78 • 1978-79 • 1979-80
1980s 1985-86 • 1987-88 • 1988-89 • 1989-90
1990s 1992-93 • 1997-98 • 1998-99 • 1999-2000
2000s 2000-01
2010s 2016-17 • 2017-18 • 2018-19 • 2019-20
2020s 2020-21 • 2021-22

Training camp guides

1980s 1986

Playoff media guides

2010s 2011 • 2017


1980s 1984-85 • 1986-87
1990s 1990-91 • 1993-94 • 1994-95
2010s 2012-13 • 2013-14 • 2016-17
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National Hockey League (2021-22)
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Defunct Franchises Cleveland Barons • Hamilton Tigers • Montreal Maroons • New York Americans • Ottawa Senators • Philadelphia Quakers
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