Daily Archives: April 27, 2018

Yes, There Is Hope for the Capitals

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Take a deep breath. Exhale. Believe. Despite the Capitals 3-2 loss Thursday night at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins, there is plenty of room for optimism among Caps players and fans. Here is why: 

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Tom Wilson Raising His Game in the Playoffs Again

After key departures in the offseason, the Capitals needed more production from certain guys. One of them was Tom Wilson. After breaking out with a three-goal performance in the First Round against his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs last season, many … Continue reading

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Penguins-Capitals: Assessment of the Capitals “5-Minute Collapse”

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Well the Washington Capitals did it again: they lost a two goal lead in the third period that ultimately led to a game 1 loss. And it all happened in a five-minute span, just a … Continue reading

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Despite Game 1 Loss, Barry Trotz is Still Confident the Capitals Can Pull Through

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored just 17 seconds into the game and 28 seconds into the third period, Alex Ovechkin added another. All of a sudden, the Washington Capitals were up 2-0 on their arch nemesis: the Pittsburgh Penguins. Then the Penguins … Continue reading

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Did Barry Trotz Say “I’m Not Coming Back”?

Thursday afternoon, Elliott Friedman of Sportsnet released his weekly 31 thoughts column. #26 on the list centered on speculation that Capitals bench boss Barry Trotz may have publicly stated he won’t be back with the Capitals next season. 

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