Monthly Archives: May 2018

Barry Trotz Expresses Confidence in Depth at Center

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images On Wednesday night in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Washington Capitals already had adversity trailing 1-0 but then it got more challenging. Late in the first period the team lost top-line center Evgeny … Continue reading

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It’s Hockey—Not a Circus

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Okay, cut them some slack. Because the Vegas Golden Knights are an expansion team, they don’t know that Lord Stanley’s Cup is won on the ice, not by a carnival of medieval—themed nonsense. 

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Tampa’s Revenge? Capitals Players Get Stuck on Team Plane Due to Lightning

Photo: @SweeneyABC The Washington Capitals have landed in DC at Dulles Airport! There was only one problem though: they couldn’t exit the plane. With lightning and heavy rain coming down, the team couldn’t leave the plane until the storm cleared … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz: “I Think Our Fans Will Give Us A Real Good Boost”

Photo: Reddit/hockey/mlahk7 The Washington Capitals made history on Wednesday night winning their first Stanley Cup Finals game in franchise history. The win came in Las Vegas and took home ice advantage away from the Golden Knights. Barry Trotz talked to the … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz Says Evgeny Kuznetsov is “Day-to-Day”, Brooks Orpik is “Fine”

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images As the Washington Capitals traveled home from Las Vegas off the heels of a 3-2 Game 2 win, one question on everybody’s mind was the status of center Evgeny Kuznetsov. Kuznetsov left Wednesday night’s game in … Continue reading

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The Save Heard Round the Internet: The Memes from Braden Holtby’s Save on Alex Tuch

Photo: @Jw7238 With the Washington Capitals hanging on to a 3-2 lead late in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Alex Tuch had a clean look to tie the game with 1:59 left. That’s where Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby’s Game-Saver Embodies The Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Run

With a little more than two minutes remaining in the 3rd period of game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals, a Vegas Golden Knight defensemen shot the puck from the neutral zone into the Washington Capitals zone. The puck careened around … Continue reading

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Capitals Make Franchise History with First Stanley Cup Finals Game Win

Photo: NHL via Getty Images For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Capitals have won a Stanley Cup Finals game. Let that sink in for a minute. The historical night resulted in a big 3-2 win in Game … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Golden Knights – Game 2: A Look At The Numbers

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals, for the first time in their 44 year existence, have won a Stanley Cup Final game, and it was against the Vegas Golden Knights; what a time to be alive. It was … Continue reading

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No Update on Evgeny Kuznetsov, Per Barry Trotz

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Washington Capitals top-line center Evgeny Kuznetsov left Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals after a hit by Brayden McNabb in the first period. The play happened when Kuznetsov came up the ice with the puck. … Continue reading

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