Daily Archives: May 8, 2018

Young Guns 2.0 and New Faces have Helped Create History for the Capitals

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, Jay Beagle, and Braden Holtby have seen their share of playoff hockey action. Now they’ll get to experience the third round. While each of these players did their … Continue reading

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From “Down Under” to Back On Top: Nathan Walker’s Last 10 Months Have Been Quite the Experience

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images In their historical Game 6, series-clinching win against the Pittsburgh Penguins last night, the Capitals deployed five rookies, and despite this, still came away with a decisive 2-1 victory. 

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Capitals End DC Curse, Advance to ECF to Ride the Lightning

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Well, they finally did it. The Washington Capitals will advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in the Ovechkin-era. Their opponent will be the Tampa Bay Lightning. The last time the Capitals … Continue reading

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So Many Reasons to Keep Winning, Two of Them Right Here!

Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images My family room likely looked a lot like your family room right around 10pm last night – sheer joy! Screaming – literally jumping for joy – and lots of hugs and high fives! I kept … Continue reading

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NHL Announces Third Round Schedule Between Capitals and Lightning

Photo: Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports After defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games, the Washington Capitals will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the third round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. This is the first time in 20 years … Continue reading

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Turns Out, These Guys Can Make You Cry Good Tears, Too

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images I cried. I legitimately started to cry as I scream yes at the top of my lungs. This is something all of us as Caps fans have been waiting for. Something we’ve been hoping for. … Continue reading

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It’s Your Time: A Letter to Alex Ovechkin

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Dear, Alex, It took 13 seasons, but you finally got there. After all that you have done for the Washington Capitals franchise and the city of Washington D.C., you have finally advanced to a place … Continue reading

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