Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman starts fund for health care workers, Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom donates $20K

The D.C. solidarity between two notable athletes in the nation’s capital was on full display Thursday through charitable donations for health care workers. Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman started a fund meant to give meals and supplies to medical workers in Northern Virginia who are working to help treat patients Read more

Nicklas Backstrom jokes that digital hat-trick came because he didn’t hear Alex Ovechkin yelling for the puck

With the NHL season currently on pause, the Washington Capitals’ local cable affiliate NBC Sports Washington has been airing simulated versions of the rest of the team’s season on-air. In their latest game, the Caps defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-3 on the back of a hat trick from Nicklas Read more