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”

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”

Capitals: Tom Wilson Formally Appeals Suspension Because Of Course

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson formally appealed his 20-game suspension, the NHL Players’ Association said Friday. The appeal was expected and took place within the accepted 48-hour window after the suspension was announced Wednesday. The appeal was sent to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and was filed by the NHLPA on Wilson’s behalf. There is noContinue reading “Capitals: Tom Wilson Formally Appeals Suspension Because Of Course”

Capitals: Tom Wilson Suspended 20 Games

The Washington Capitals will begin their season without forward Tom Wilson, who’s been suspended 20 games for his hit on St. Louis Blues centre Oskar Sundqvist. Of course, calling it a “hit” is a bit of a stretch. The incident took place on Sunday in the second period of pre-season action and the league hammeredContinue reading “Capitals: Tom Wilson Suspended 20 Games”

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”