Daily Archives: May 18, 2018

Facing Adversity: A Familiar Foe for the Washington Capitals

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Many fans have started to panic. What was once a 2-0 series lead, putting the Washington Capitals just two wins away from their first trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in 20 years, has now … Continue reading

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What’s The Deal With Andre Burakovsky

During game 4 against the Tampa Bay Lightning my timeline was lit-up with fans calling for Andre Burakovsky to be benched for his play. Even though nothing he did led to a goal against. Admittedly he did have a rough … Continue reading

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With the Series Tied at 2, the Capitals Must Get Back on Track For Game 5 in Tampa

Can the Washington Capitals rebound and take back control of the series in Game 5 versus Tampa Bay? Continue reading

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Capitals Re-Sign Defenseman Tyler Lewington to Two-Year, Two-Way Deal

The Washington Capitals signed defenseman Tyler Lewington to a two-year, two-way contract with an average annual value of $675,000 on Friday afternoon. Lewington is a standout on the Hershey Bears blueline, coming off a season where he recorded 11 points … Continue reading

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Dane in the Dog House: Lars Eller Having Trouble Staying Out of the Penalty Box

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images After simply dominating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Games 1 & 2 of the Eastern Conference Final in Tampa, the Capitals returned home with a 2-0 series lead and the momentum in their favor. While no one … Continue reading

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Conference Finals Television Ratings Are on the Rise This Spring

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Despite the absence of teams that have dominated the Conference Finals over the last several seasons (Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks to name a few), the NHL’s postseason ratings are up substantially from last season. In … Continue reading

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Once a Team Strength, The Capitals Special Teams Are Now Looking For Answers

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals returned home with a 2-0 series lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning and momentum on their side. After dropping Games 3 and 4 at Capital One Arena, the Capitals will head to Tampa … Continue reading

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