Category Archives: Games

Washington Capitals Halloween Happenings: Horrors and Highlights

Photo: Associated Press In a normal year, October means many things. It’s a time when the weather gets colder, the leaves on the trees turn color, and college and professional football are in full swing. The Major League Baseball postseason is … Continue reading

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A Gould-en Comeback – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets – October 30, 1983

Washington Capitals Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be conducting its latest regular season action, with teams just beginning an 82-game schedule in preparation for the following spring’s playoffs. However, the COVID pandemic has … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Alex’s: Former Capital Alexander Semin And Current Capitals Prospect Alexander Alexeyev Face Off in KHL Action

KHL In the world of hockey, paths of players often cross whether in the National Hockey League or elsewhere. Although right wing Alexander Semin has not been associated with the Washington Capitals organization since his departure in 2012, from time-to-time, … Continue reading

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A Workload of Highlights: Notable Moments From Braden Holtby’s Career With the Washington Capitals

With longtime Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby having signed a two-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks in free agency, it is now appropriate to look at the highlights of Holtby’s career with the Capitals.  Since his first NHL appearance in … Continue reading

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Lightning Win Stanley Cup After Getting Swept In First Round Of 2019 Tournament

Photo: @NHL After setting the NHL record with 62 wins during the 2018-19 regular season but getting swept by the eighth-seeded Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Tampa Bay Lightning won the … Continue reading

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The Last Hurrah: Stanley Cup Contenders Who Fell From the Promised Land

Photo: Getty Images Throughout NHL history, there have been a number of teams who have made the Stanley Cup Final only to fall into mediocrity for years following their appearance in the “Big Dance”. This list includes teams at the … Continue reading

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2020 Stanley Cup Final Preview

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images The Tampa Bay Lightning, the second seed in the Eastern Conference, will face the Dallas Stars, the third in the Western Conference, in the 2020 Stanley Cup Final with Game 1 from Rogers Place in Edmonton … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals Preview

Photo: NHL.com The NHL’s final four is set in Edmonton. The first-seeded Vegas Golden Knights and third-seeded Dallas Stars will meet in the Western Conference Final while the second-seeded Tampa Bay Lightning will square off against the sixth-seeded New York … Continue reading

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Golden Knights’ Ryan Reaves Suspended For First Game Of Western Conference Final After Head Shot On Canucks’ Tyler Motte In Game 7

Photo: LVRJ The NHL Department Of Player Safety announced on Saturday night that Vegas Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves has been suspended for Game 1 of the Western Conference Final against the Dallas Stars for an illegal check to the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Capitals’ Games Of 2019-20 Season

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images While the Washington Capitals did not finish the season the way anyone wanted, there were some unforgettable moments from the 2019-20 campaign, especially during the team’s 26-6-5 start. Now that this season is in the books, … Continue reading

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