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Weekly Snapshots

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 29

The last week of the regular season finds the Washington Capitals in a New York frame of mind with a home-and-home against the Islanders and a season-ending matchup in Manhattan against the Rangers.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 28

We reach the penultimate week of the regular season with four games on the Capitals’ schedule, capped by a chance to redeem themselves for one of their more disappointing losses this season.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 27

Heading into the new week, the Caps’ schedule features a battle against an old rival and their last trip to Canada for the regular season.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 26

Week 26 will be among the most challenging weeks of the season for the Capitals with three strong opponents on the schedule. It is a useful measuring stick to see how this team compares to other postseason participants.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 25

It is a relatively light week for the Capitals with two games on the schedule, one against a bitter rival team, the other against a team that might feature a new goalie with whom Caps fans are well-acquainted.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 23

It is a heavy work week for the Caps with three games against divisional rivals and wrapping up with a visit from the Stars

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 22

This week the Caps head to Canada for a three-game swing through the western provinces

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 21

The Caps wrap up February and get started on March returning to home ice and trying to shake off the sluggishness that has played their game lately.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 20

It is old school week for the Caps as they go on the road to face two long-time rivals.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 19

It is a light week of work for the Caps, but it won’t be easy as they take the show on the road for a pair of games.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 18

On paper, this could be a good upcoming week for the Caps, but will the results be worth the paper that’s printed on?

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 16

It is a short work week for the Caps — two games — but it won’t lack for star power in the back-to-back games in mid-week.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 16

The three-game week offers a change of pace for the Caps with three western teams on the slate, including one in which they might face a once and future teammate.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 15

The Caps have a three-game week in which they hope to get out of their recent run of disappointing performances

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 14

It’s "Former Head Coaches Week" for the Capitals, who will face some familiar faces behind the bench in all three games of the Week 14 schedule.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 13

A postponed game keeps this to a two-game week for the Caps, but it will be a stiff challenge nonetheless with back-to-back games on the road against each of the Winter Classic clubs.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 12

Where we look at a schedule that might be played or might not...or might be played in part. Who knows?

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 10

Where we look at a three-game week against teams from outside the Eastern time zone.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 9

It is a three-game week for the Caps, but fans will likely have Friday’s rematch with the Penguins circled on their calendars.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 8

In the week ahead, the Caps end one season series, renew another, and face a club they haven’t faced in Washington in over three years.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 7

The Caps return home for two games after a successful west coast trip, but it is the road game at the end of the week that might be the marquee matchup.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 6

Another four-game week awaits the Caps as they head out on the road - with a new opponent on their usual west coast swing

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 5

It will be a four-game week for the Capitals in Week 5 and a chance to get themselves right in the standings after a tough Week 4.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 4

With the October schedule in the books, the Washington Capitals start their November schedule with a challenging slate of opponents.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 3

It might look like an easy week on the schedule for the Capitals, but this being the NHL, take opponents lightly at your peril

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 2

Week 2 adds a game to the workload, giving the Caps three very different teams to contend with.

Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 1

It’s opening week of a "regular" regular season, and we return with a look what Week 1 might hold in store

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.