Daily Archives: May 10, 2018

The Capitals Are Underdogs And That Could Be A Good Thing

It may be debatable for some, but the Tampa Bay Lightning are arguably, a better team than the Washington Capitals, at least on paper. They can match or, in most cases, play better than the lines the Capitals can throw on … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Playoffs Past: A Comprehensive Look at the Playoff History between the Capitals and Lightning

Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images After beating the Pittsburgh Penguins in Round 2 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Capitals have advanced to the Eastern Conference Final and will play the Tampa Bay Lightning, who advanced to … Continue reading

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Strong Turnout from Thursday’s Capitals Optional Practice Prior to Traveling to Tampa

The Washington Capitals held one final practice on Thursday morning before taking off for Tampa Bay for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Although it was optional skate, there was still a lot that went on. If you couldn’t … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Takes Another Step Forward Towards Return

Shortly after Nicklas Backstrom came off the ice from his individual conditioning skate session, some Washington Capitals players came out for an optional practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex Thursday morning, before the team took off for Tampa Bay. Among them … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Skates Thursday Morning for First Time Since Game 5 Injury

For the first time since injuring his right hand in Game 5 of the Washington Capitals second round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Nicklas Backstrom was out skating before the Capitals’ optional practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Thursday morning … Continue reading

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