2021 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals

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.

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”

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”

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”