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”

Capitals: Washington Rolls On, Will (Probably) Repeat as Cup Champs

The Washington Capitals have all the tools to repeat as Stanley Cup champions and they put it all on display Saturday as they wiped away the sinking Ottawa Senators. The victory was Washington’s fourth in a row, bringing them to a 24-10-3 record. Conversely, the Senators dropped four in a row. That’s another story forContinue reading “Capitals: Washington Rolls On, Will (Probably) Repeat as Cup Champs”

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Top-flight Lightning Look to Topple Capitals

The Tampa Bay Lightning once again find themselves in the Eastern Conference Final. This is the third time in the last four seasons and the fourth time since 2011 that they’ve challenged for the conference crown. The Washington Capitals, on the other hand, are making their first Eastern Conference Final appearance in 20 years. ThisContinue reading “2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Top-flight Lightning Look to Topple Capitals”