Capitals Beat Leafs 2-1 (OT)


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The Washington Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 (OT) in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal on Sunday night. The Capitals advance to the second round of the playoffs and will face the Pittsburgh Penguins beginning this week. Continue reading

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Nova Caps Radio Interview Highlights – April 22, 2017

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On Saturday morning, Nova Caps’ George Foussekis was a guest on The Xperience: Hockey Talk with Michael Lindenbaum and Bernie Diehl. Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Caps Look to Push Leafs off the Cliff

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“If you have the opportunity to push someone off the cliff, you want to push them off.” That was the quote that Barry Trotz stated in a conference call on Saturday, when asked about the upcoming task at hand for the Capitals. Up 3-2 in this best of seven series, Washington looks to close it out tonight on the road in Toronto. Puck drop from The Six is at 7 PMContinue reading

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Hershey Bears Rally for a Comeback (Photos)

Holy Game Two Bears’ fans! What a thriller! I wasn’t sure that the boys could outdo Game One’s OT winner, but outdo themselves they did. The Hershey Bears rallied from a 4-2 deficit to win 5-4. Chris Bourque had two goals on the night, including the gamewinner with a little over 30 seconds left in the third. When you need big goals, Chris Bourque is your guy. Get ready for some photos of happy Bears. 🙂  Continue reading

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Chris Bourque Delivers a Dagger – Bears up 2-0 on Lehigh Valley after 5-4 Victory

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What started out as a contentious first period turned into a masterful come-from-behind 5-4 victory for the Hershey Bears Saturday night in Lehigh Valley. The Bears now lead the best-of-five series 2-0 and have the Phantoms on the verge of elimination.
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Will the Capitals Lose Todd Reirden This Offseason?

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Three years ago, Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz was in the process of assembling his new coaching staff after taking the reins as the bench boss in Washington. One of the men he recruited was former Pittsburgh Penguins assistant coach Todd Reirden, who was renowned for his work with the defensemen in Pittsburgh. After three very successful years in Washington and a number of head coach vacancies around the NHL, is Reirden destined to become a head coach elsewhere this summer? Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Named 2016-2017 Vezina Trophy Finalist

Braden Holtby, the 2015-2016 Vezina Trophy winner, was once again selected as a finalist for the award for this season’s body of work. The Vezina Trophy is an annual award given to the goalkeeper selected to be the best at this position as voted by the general managers of all NHL clubs. Continue reading

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National Television Ratings For Capitals-Maple Leafs

Each game of the Toronto-Washington series accounts for five of the seven largest postseason audiences on cable this year. All that despite the fact that Canadian markets do not count toward U.S. television ratings.  Continue reading

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Game 6 Preview: Capitals @ Maple Leafs

The Capitals did exactly what they had to do: take care of business on home ice to take this series back to Toronto up 3-2. Now, the pressure is on the Maple Leafs as they look to keep their season alive and try to force a Game 7 back in Washington. Puck drop Sunday night is at 7 PM.  Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Take Game One in OT against Phantoms (Photos)

The Calder Cup Playoffs are here, everyone. Get excited! The Hershey Bears made it in the playoffs with victories in their last two games, landing division rival the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in the first round. Game One was a pretty close race and a battle of the goalies, needing extra time to break the 0-0 tie. In the end, it was everyone’s favorite Aussie, Nathan Walker, who sealed the deal in OT, giving the Bears the win in the best of five series.  Continue reading

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