Category Archives: NHL

Blues Head Home With Chance To Clinch First Stanley Cup Final Berth In 49 Years After Dominant 5-0 Win In Game 5 Of Western Conference Final Against Sharks

Photo: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images The St. Louis Blues will head back to the Gateway City with a chance to clinch a spot in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1970 after a 5-0 win in Game … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Greg Joly

Over their 45-year history, the Capitals have selected a total of 437 players in the NHL draft, with some selections turning into stars and others falling well short of expectations, with some somewhere in between. With the 2019 NHL Entry … Continue reading

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Bringing Back Burky: Why the Capitals Should Bring Back Andre Burakovsky Next Season

The Capitals have a number of players’ whose futures must be decided this offseason, with Brett Connolly and Carl Hagelin headlining the group as unrestricted free agents. One player whose future was debated throughout the 2018-19 season is Andre Burakovsky, … Continue reading

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Key Capitals and NHL Offseason Dates

As hockey season winds down in the coming weeks, it is time to look ahead to the NHL offseason. Here are some key offseason dates to keep in mind as we approach the end of hockey season:

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Cash & Connolly: With Some Tough Decisions Ahead, Brett Connolly Could Cost Too Much For the Capitals

In three seasons with the Capitals, right wing Brett Connolly has evolved from a taken flier, one-year deal player to a consistent, offensively-gifted forward, slowly but surely doing his part to live up to his draft pedigree (sixth overall in … Continue reading

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Top Five NHL Road Trip Destinations

Photo: Populous While fans of the Washington Capitals try to kill time with no Capitals hockey until September, many are prepping for the 2019-20 NHL schedule to come out in June and thinking about possible road trips for next season. … Continue reading

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Climbing the Books: Washington Capitals Career Milestones Reached in 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 was a good season for the Capitals, although they fell short of their ultimate goal of repeating as Stanley Cup champions. During the regular season, many of the team’s players managed to reach career milestones.  Prior to the … Continue reading

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Western Conference Final Preview and Readers Poll: Pacific #2 Sharks vs. Central #3 Blues

Photo: Brandon Magnus/Getty Images The San Jose Sharks, who finished the regular season with the second-most points in the Pacific Division and Western Conference (101), and the St. Louis Blues, who tied the Winnipeg Jets for the second-most points in … Continue reading

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2019 NHL Draft Order For First 27 Picks Announced; Capitals To Draft 25th Overall

Photo: NBC Sports Washington The NHL Draft order for the first 27 selections was finalized on late Wednesday night after the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs concluded. Picks 28 and 29 will likely be determined after the Conference … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Final Preview: Atlantic #2 Bruins vs. Metropolitan #4 Hurricanes

Photo: Gregg Forweck/Getty Images The Boston Bruins, who finished the regular season with the second-most points in the  NHL (107), and the Carolina Hurricanes, who finished as the first wild-card in the Eastern Conference with 99 points, will face one … Continue reading

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