Playoff Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals are on their way to defend their Stanley Cup title and the first stop is against the Carolina Hurricanes. The defending champs enter first in the Metropolitan Division, while the Hurricanes are locked in the first wild card spot in the Eastern Conference. This marks the first playoff berth for Carolina sinceContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals”

Capitals: Washington Wins Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals have won the Stanley Cup. Alex Ovechkin and Co. took hockey’s ultimate prize on Thursday night with a 4-3 Game Five win over the Vegas Golden Knights. This is the first Cup victory in Washington’s franchise history. The first period was scoreless, with Jakub Vrana opening the scoring in the second periodContinue reading “Capitals: Washington Wins Stanley Cup”

Capitals: Washington Wins Again, Takes Hold of Cup Series

The Washington Capitals are one win away from the Stanley Cup. The Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights by a final score of 6-2 on Monday night, securing a 3-1 series advantage on their way to the silver prize. Washington withstood an early onslaught from their opponents in Game Four, with the Golden Knights offContinue reading “Capitals: Washington Wins Again, Takes Hold of Cup Series”

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Goaltending Wins Championships

If the cliché holds and goaltending really does win championships, the Stanley Cup Final will be a doozy. The Vegas Golden Knights boast one of the hottest hands in the history of hot hands with Marc-Andre Fleury, while the Washington Capitals bring the dangerous Braden Holtby to the table. There are some interesting things bindingContinue reading “2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Goaltending Wins Championships”

Capitals: Washington Drops Tampa in Game Seven, Advances to Cup Final

The Washington Capitals have eliminated the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Final and will challenge the Vegas Golden Knights for the Stanley Cup. The Capitals defeated the Lightning in decisive fashion in Game Seven, posting a 4-0 victory Wednesday night. Washington had goals from Alex Ovechkin, Andre Burakovsky and Nicklas Backstrom, while BradenContinue reading “Capitals: Washington Drops Tampa in Game Seven, Advances to Cup Final”