Daily Archives: May 7, 2017

Game 6 Preview: Capitals @ Penguins

The Capitals lived to see another day thanks to a Game 5 win on Saturday night in DC. With 20 minutes to go and their season on the line, the Caps ripped off three unanswered goals much to the delight … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Rally For OT Victory in Game 2 (Photos)

Wahoo, the Hershey Bears win Game Two. After a pretty crushing defeat in Game One yesterday, the Bears bounced back scratching off another game on their road to 15 wins. The boys played from behind, but tied the game and … Continue reading

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Righting the Ship: Kevin Shattenkirk Turning Around His Game at the Right Time

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images When the Capitals acquired defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk at the end of February, they did so with the hope he could bolster their already-loaded blueline for a Stanley Cup run. But through the first few games of the … Continue reading

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BEARY Happy Night in Hershey as Bears Win in OT – The Series is Tied 1-1

The Hershey Bears had not won a playoff game on Giant Center ice since May 21, 2016 when they beat the Toronto Marlies. It had been even longer since the Bears beat Providence in the postseason (May 17, 2009). That … Continue reading

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After a Comeback Win in Game 5, Improvements Must Be Made for Game 6

What will the Washington Capitals need to do to steal a victory in Game 6 in Pittsburgh? Continue reading

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Nate Schmidt is Proving Himself Worthy of A Bigger Role Next Season with Strong Playoff Showing

When the 2016-17 season began, Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt was seen as nothing more than a bottom-pairing defenseman on a Capitals team stacked with talent on the blueline. But as the regular season progressed, and the Stanley Cup Playoffs arrived, … Continue reading

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Nova Caps Radio Interview Highlights – 5/6/17

Nova Caps’ George Foussekis guests on The Xperience: Hockey Talk on May 6, 2017. Continue reading

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Providence Bruins Roll Past Hershey Bears in Game 1 (Photos)

After an exciting finish to the first round series against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, the Hershey Bears faced a challenge in Game One against the Providence Bruins. The team came out strong, but after Providence tallied three in the first, … Continue reading

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Capitals Practice Schedule – 5/7 thru 5/10

Below are the scheduled times and locations for the Washington Capitals upcoming practices and morning skates. Please be advised that practice times are subject to change. Please check “Caps Today” for the latest schedule before heading to Kettler Capitals Iceplex. … Continue reading

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Capitals vs Penguins – Game 5 Stats and Analysis

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images It wasn’t without some doubt, but the Capitals defeated the Penguins in Game 5 on Saturday 4-2, forcing a Game 6 in Pittsburgh on Monday night. 

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