Canucks: Anticipating Life After Jacob Markstrom

Free agency opens October 9 and that means the Vancouver Canucks are watching their window to sign goalie Jacob Markstrom shrink by the day. There is still time to get something done and sign the 30-year-old to a new deal, but there are reasons to believe things aren’t going smoothly. Reports out of Vancouver suggestContinue reading “Canucks: Anticipating Life After Jacob Markstrom”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders

You don’t have to go far to find the storyline in the playoff series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders. Barry Trotz is in all the headlines, as you might expect. The current coach of the Islanders was the coach of the Capitals when they won the Stanley Cup two years ago. TrotzContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Washington Capitals

After winning their first Stanley Cup in 2018, it’s been all about doing it again for the Washington Capitals. Last year, they ran up against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first round of the playoffs and lost. As if in response to falling short, Washington tinkered with the roster and hopes to have reached anContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Washington Capitals”

What Went Wrong: Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals took to the 2018-2019 season as the defending Stanley Cup champions and, despite this, they had everything to prove. While they’d partied pretty much all summer and enjoyed every drop of celebration after their big win, it was back to work for the new season and that meant adjusting to new expectations.Continue reading “What Went Wrong: Washington Capitals”

Hurricanes: Carolina Continues First Round of Upsets by Eliminating Capitals

The defending champs are out of the running. The Carolina Hurricanes took care of the Washington Capitals Wednesday night, taking Game Seven by a final score of 4-3 in double overtime. It was Brock McGinn who locked up the series, scoring 11:05 into the second overtime frame and concluding yet another comeback in this year’sContinue reading “Hurricanes: Carolina Continues First Round of Upsets by Eliminating Capitals”