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Weekly Snapshots

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 17

The last full week of the regular season lies ahead for the Caps, and in it, they face two old rivals whose playoff dreams must wait until next year.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 16

The Caps wrap up one big series and start another as the East’s top teams continue to clamor for seeding

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 15

Where we talk about the Caps’ light work week. Two games — but important ones, crucial ones. Just don’t call them "must win"...yet.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 14

Four-game work weeks seem to be the norm for the Caps lately, but the spice this week is in seeing how the terrain changes as the trading deadline passes.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 13

Where we look at another four-game work week for the Caps, including a return to the scene of their worst loss of the season.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 12

In this week’s Snapshots, we look at the Caps heading to the New York metro area for four games.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 10

Where we look at the Caps schedule for the week hosting a pair of New York City area teams.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 10

Where we look at the week ahead for the Capitals and their schedule against New York teams.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 9

Where we look at three games against two opponents with whom the Caps have become all too familiar of late.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 6

After the Caps wrap up their two-gamer with the Penguins, it is a week of match-ups against New York rivals.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 3

It’s a three-game week chock full of rivalry and standings implications.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 3

The Caps head into Week 3 leading the East Division, but it is a rough road ahead.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 2

The Caps put points in the ledger in all three games in Week 1. Can they duplicate that in Week 2 against the same opponents?

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 23

After a week chock full of Metropolitan Division opponents, the Caps head toward a seemingly "weaker" part of the schedule... but danger lurks with that sort of thinking.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 22

The theme of Week 22 is "Meaningful Metro Matchups" as the Caps look to put some distance between themselves and three division rivals.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 19

After hosting the New York Islanders at home on Monday night, the Caps head on the road for a pair of games. Here is what the week looks like.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 18

The Caps have a light workload in Week 18, but it is still a chance to make hay while the sun shines on home ice.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 17

The Capitals return to the ice after their eight-game break, and the week will not lack for action with four games on the schedule.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 16

It is Metropolitan Matchup Week for the Caps who wrap up their pre-All Star Game schedule in Week 16.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 15

The Caps open the new week against their national capital counterparts from Canada before returning to the Metropolitan Division wars and a pair of games against division rivals.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 14

The calendar turns over to the new year, but there is no rest for the League-leading (still) Capitals with a three-game slate.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 12

The Caps continue their road trip with their mentors this week before returning home to close what looks like "Rematch Week."

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 11

The Caps return home after their most successful California trip ever, but there is no let up in the challenges facing them in Week 11.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 9

It’s Thanksgiving Week in Washington, and that means hockey, with two home games wrapped around the holiday followed by a trip to the Motor City.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 8

The Caps continue their odd scheduling trend of late alternating home and road dates. This week it’s two at home, one on the road.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 7

The Caps return to a four-game workweek in Week 7 as they look to extend their season-long six-game winning streak.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 6

It’s a light work week for the Caps... the division-leading, conference-leading, league-leading Caps, that is.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 4

The annual Western Conference swing is on deck as the Caps hit the road

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 3

It’s a busy week for the Caps, with four games against some hot teams (and also the ‘Hawks) on the schedule

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 2

The Caps head into Week 2 facing some tough opponents