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”

Capitals: Washington Speeds Up with Hagelin Swap

When the Washington Capitals put Devante Smith-Pelly on waivers, you knew something was up. And when Smith-Pelly cleared waivers, it happened. The Capitals traded a pair of picks – one third-rounder for 2019 and a conditional sixth-rounder for 2020 – to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for winger Carl Hagelin. The deal instantly raisesContinue reading “Capitals: Washington Speeds Up with Hagelin Swap”

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”

2016-2017 Season Preview: New Jersey Devils

The New Jersey Devils finished the 2015-2016 season with a 38-36-8 record, which placed them seventh in the Metropolitan Division and two points behind the Carolina Hurricanes. The Devils scraped together a measly 184 goals last season and allowed 208. This is typical for a team in the midst of a rebuild, but it’s hardContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: New Jersey Devils”

Habs Trade Smith-Pelly to New Jersey

The Montreal Canadiens have traded Devante Smith-Pelly to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Stefan Matteau. The 23-year-old Smith-Pelly was drafted by the Anaheim Ducks in 2010, going 42nd overall. Almost a year ago today, he was traded from Anaheim to the Montreal Canadiens for Jiri Sekac. In 46 games with the Habs, Smith-PellyContinue reading “Habs Trade Smith-Pelly to New Jersey”