Daily Archives: May 22, 2018

Chasing Pucks and Making Blocks: Chandler Stephenson’s Speed and Defensive Prowess Key in the Capitals’ Playoff Run

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In winning Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final on Monday night, the Capitals not only proved their status as true contenders, but also forced a winner-take-all Game 7 on Wednesday. One of the key moments of … Continue reading

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Capitals-Lightning: What The Numbers Tell Us Before Going Into Game 7

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Before the series began with the Tampa Bay Lightning I stated that the Lightning were a better team than the Washington Capitals, at least on paper. But the Caps have done a great job of … Continue reading

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After Pulling Even, the Eastern Conference Finals Shifts Back to Tampa Bay for Game 7

Can the Washington Capitals reach the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in the Alex Ovechkin era? Continue reading

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Physicality and Hitting was a Major Factor in the Capitals Win Monday Night

The Washington Capitals had their backs against the wall heading into Monday night’s Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Tampa Bay Lightning were determined to end Washington’s season in front of their fans and had a bit of … Continue reading

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Capitals Fans Brought the Noise and Energy to Help their Team to a Game 6 Win

Photo: @jryon29 Trailing 3-2 on the brink of elimination, the Washington Capitals needed their fans to get behind them. From the drop of the puck at the opening face-off, to the T.J. Oshie goal in the second period, all the … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Lightning – Game 6: A Look At The Numbers

Photos: @Capitals And the Washington Capitals survive with a great performance to take the series to game 7. It was arguably the Caps best performance of the playoffs in terms putting on the heat and keeping it on. Interesting enough, … Continue reading

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