Daily Archives: May 6, 2018

Game 6 Preview: Up 3-2 in the Series, the Washington Capitals Have a Chance to Close the Series in Pittsburgh

The Washington Capitals look to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in the Alex Ovechkin era. Continue reading

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John Carlson is Okay After Hit from Jake Guentzel, Will Play in Game 6

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson was evaluated Saturday night after taking a high and unsuspecting hit to the head in the final minute of Game 5 from Penguins forward Jake Guentzel. During the team’s day off on Sunday afternoon, Capitals … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom will Travel with the Capitals to Pittsburgh, Expected to Play

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom left the third period of last night’s Game 5 with an upper-body injury. After the game, Barry Trotz said he’ll be further evaluated on Sunday. With the team having a well-deserved day off after a … Continue reading

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Capitals Fans Take Over Portrait Gallery Steps After Huge Game 5 Win

After a dismal second period that saw the Washington Capitals get outshot 18-5 and trailing 3-2, the Capitals showed heart and resiliency in the third period. Thanks to a big go-ahead goal by Jakub Vrana, the Capitals won 6-3 now … Continue reading

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Capitals–Penguins Game 5: A Look At The Numbers

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Make no doubt about it, the Washington Capitals meant business beating the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5, even if they had some trouble maintaining the Penguins’ pressure in the second period. In each of the last … Continue reading

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Capitals Make A Statement With Game 5 Comeback

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Capitals will head to Pittsburgh up 3-2 in their second round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins after a huge Game 5 comeback victory on Saturday night at Capital One Arena. While the win itself is … Continue reading

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John Carlson Being Evaluated After Late Hit to Head (Video)

Capitals’ defenseman John Carlson is reportedly being evaluated after taking a high hit to the head in the final minute of Game 5 from Pittsburgh Penguins’ forward Jake Guentzel. 

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