Daily Archives: April 20, 2018

Capitals Alumni Profile: Brian Pothier

Getty Images In the history of the Capitals, a total of 17 players have worn No. 2 on the back of their sweaters, with defenseman Matt Niskanen currently holding the distinction. Before Niskanen joined the Capitals in 2014, the number … Continue reading

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Red Reflection: Despite the Playoff Failures, the Young Guns Era Certainly Left Me With Some Memories

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images I have been a Capitals fan all my life ( I was born just days after the Capitals lost Game 4 of the 1998 Stanley Cup Final) and while I may not remember the first Caps game … Continue reading

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Game 5 Preview: Capitals, Blue Jackets Eye 3-2 Series Lead

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets will play a pivotal Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Capital One Arena on Saturday. The road team has prevailed in every game in this series so far. 

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Capitals – Blue Jackets: A Look At The Numbers After 4 Games

Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images We’re now four games into the the 2018 playoffs with the Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets locked in at two wins each. It is now officially a best-of-three games series. It seems like a … Continue reading

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The Latest Update on Andre Burakovsky

Andre Burakovsky has missed the last two games with an upper-body injury. The Washington Capitals held an optional skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Friday afternoon before the pivotal Game 5 that will take place on Saturday. Find out if … Continue reading

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Latest From the Washington Capitals Rumor Mill: Samsonov, Carlson, Trotz, Leonsis

Here is the latest from the Washington Capitals “rumor mill” for the week ending 4/20. 

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Television Ratings For Capitals-Blue Jackets Are Tops In NHL

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images According to Sports Media Watch, the Capitals-Blue Jackets first-round series has accounted for the two largest audiences of the playoffs on cable this season.

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