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”

Capitals: Washington Dashes Pittsburgh’s Threepeat Hopes with Game Six Victory

The Washington Capitals have vanquished the threepeat hopes of the Pittsburgh Penguins and advanced to the Eastern Conference Final thanks to a Monday night win. The Capitals took the Game Six victory 2-1, with Evgeny Kuznetsov sealing the deal at 5:27 in overtime. Washington will now face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the next round.Continue reading “Capitals: Washington Dashes Pittsburgh’s Threepeat Hopes with Game Six Victory”

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Washington Seeks Redemption, Columbus Seeks Victory

It’s the NHL playoffs and that means the Columbus Blue Jackets will take on the Washington Capitals in the first round. This marks just the fourth post-season berth for the Blue Jackets. They lost to Pittsburgh in both of their last two attempts and have a new challenge ahead of them this time out. GameContinue reading “2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Washington Seeks Redemption, Columbus Seeks Victory”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals did it again last season, winning the Presidents’ Trophy handily and subsequently leaving the post-season in an awful hurry. This time out, the Capitals failed to get past the second round of the playoffs. “People can make their own evaluations,” Washington general manager Brian MacLellan said. “I think we’re trying to throwContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Washington Capitals”

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 StanleyContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Washington Capitals”