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Washington Capitals Eliminate Toronto Maple Leafs

The Washington Capitals have eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs. The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff series victory came on Sunday night, with Washington putting away a 2-1 win in overtime. The series was tight down to the wire, with five of six games going to overtime and each game separated by just one goal. In the […]

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 […]

New Goalie Pants to Debut Saturday

As of February 4, the NHL will be making new goalie pants the rule of law. The new, tighter-fitting, rounder goalie pants are mandatory as of Saturday, despite having initially been in the works for the debut of the 2016-2017 season. The equipment is said to be more proportional to body size and should help […]

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 […]

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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