The 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs are upon us and, while things will look a little different this time out, there will be some thrilling matchups in the first round. First up, here is a look at the Stanley Cup First Round showdown between the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins.
It’s déjà vu all over again. Last season around this time, the Calgary Flames were 5-5-1 ahead of a faceoff against the Washington Capitals. This season, the Flames are 5-5-1 after a loss to the Capitals. Last season, the loss changed everything for Calgary and they went on to finish first in the Western Conference. ThisContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Drops to 5-5-1 After Loss to 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”
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”
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”