Daily Archives: May 24, 2018

Stanley Cup Final Preview: Alex Ovechkin Chases His First Stanley Cup as the Capitals Return to the Final for the First Time In 20 Years

The Washington Capitals are set to face the Vegas Golden Knights in the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. Continue reading

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Town in Loudoun County Closing in on Changing its Name to “Capitalsville”

Photo: The Eisen Group One town in Northern Virginia is now looking to change its name to celebrate the Washington Capitals run to the Stanley Cup Finals. Lovettsville, a population of around 2,000, located in Loudoun County, Virginia, is looking to … Continue reading

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The Stanley Cup Schmidtuation: For Me, Facing Nate Schmidt in the Stanley Cup Finals is a Two-Way Street

Alex Brandon/Associated Press The Capitals’ victory in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final brought so many emotions to me, from relief that after so many shortcomings in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the team had finally made it to the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Makes the Prince of Wales Trophy His Table Centerpiece

Mike Carlson/Getty Images After a decisive Game 7 victory in the Eastern Conference Final, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin accepted the Prince of Wales Trophy (awarded to the Eastern Conference champions) and subsequently carried it onto the team plane to take … Continue reading

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It’s (Finally) Happening: Capitals Are Going To The Cup

I’m a blubbering mess this post-season, as I’m sure many of you are as well. It didn’t even take me to the end of the game to start. 62 seconds in when Ovi scored what ended up being the game … Continue reading

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Capitals Fans Come Together to Witness D.C. Sports History

Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals was at Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Florida, but the real place to be for a Caps fan was 1,000 miles to the north. 

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Andre Burakovsky Responds After Benching, Again

Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images After being benched for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Andre Burakovsky returned to the lineup for Game 6 and was a difference-maker in the decisive game 7 against Tampa Bay. His play  was solid, … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Lightning – Game 7: A Look At The Numbers

Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images The Washington Capitals are going to the Stanley Cup Finals. That just sounds nice. They did it by shutting out the Tampa Bay Lightning in game 7 by a score of 4-0. You heard that … Continue reading

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