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Pittsburgh Penguins Eliminate Washington Capitals

The Pittsburgh Penguins have eliminated the Washington Capitals. They took the Game Seven victory on Wednesday night, dropping the Capitals in a 2-0 victory. The Penguins will face the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference Final. Pittsburgh took the win on goals by Bryan Rust and Patric Hornqvist. Sidney Crosby had an assist. The Capitals […]

Capitals and Penguins Gear up for Game Seven

The Washington Capitals dominated the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Six of their Eastern Conference playoff series, picking up a 5-2 win on Monday night that would’ve been a 5-0 win were it not for a late lapse. Despite a few twilight issues, the Capitals played their best hockey of these playoffs. They embarrassed the Penguins in […]

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

It’s hard not to be excited about the upstart Toronto Maple Leafs, who find themselves in the post-season for the first time since 2012-2013 and just the second time since 2003-2004. But they drew the Washington Capitals in the first round, who finished the regular season with a Presidents’ Trophy-winning 55-19-8 record. Toronto, conversely, finished […]

Washington Capitals Clinch Playoff Spot

With a win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, the Washington Capitals became the first team to clinch a playoff berth this season. The Capitals built their 5-3 victory with a hat trick by T.J. Oshie and improved to a 46-17-8 record. They have a two-point lead on the Columbus Blue Jackets for first […]

Is This Finally the Year for the Washington Capitals?

After knocking off the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night, the Washington Capitals have won 15 straight games at home. That improves their record to 27-5-1 at the Verizon Center. They haven’t lost a game at home since a shootout loss to New Jersey on December 27 and haven’t lost a home game in regulation since […]

Alex Ovechkin Strikes 1,000 Points

To the surprise of nobody, Alex Ovechkin once again entered the history books and recorded his 1,000th point on Wednesday night. Ovechkin achieved the marker against the Pittsburgh Penguins, scoring 35 seconds into the first period at the Verizon Center. The Russian forward not only became the first Washington Capital to carve out 1,000 points, […]

Making History: Alex Ovechkin Ties “Rocket” Richard

It goes without saying that Alex Ovechkin is a generational talent. He proved it again last night, scoring his 544th career goal and notching his 999th career point, thereby matching the goal-scoring total of Maurice “Rocket” Richard. The goal came in Montreal, which is perhaps fitting. Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals knocked off the Canadiens by a […]

2016-2017 Season Preview: Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals closed out 2015-2016 by having their best season in franchise history. They posted a 56-18-8 record and scored a whopping 252 goals. They allowed just 193 goals against and secured the Presidents’ Trophy. Unfortunately, things fell apart in the playoffs and the Capitals lost in the second round to the eventual Stanley […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Eliminate Washington Capitals

It took overtime in Game Six, but the Pittsburgh Penguins have eliminated the Washington Capitals and will advance to the Eastern Conference Final to face the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Penguins secured the 4-3 on Tuesday after blowing a three-goal lead and it was Nick Bonino who retired the series 6:32 into the extra frame. […]

Washington Capitals Snag Another President’s Trophy

The Washington Capitals have clinched the President’s Trophy. The team took home their second President’s Trophy in franchise history thanks to a 4-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night. The Capitals now hold a 54-16-5 record so far and have seven games to go in the regular season, which makes them the […]

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