Category Archives: Playoffs

What’s the Fouss? The Nashville Predators Home Crowd Has Taken Over the Final, And This is Good For the NHL

The Nashville Predators crowd has been electric during the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. This is good for the NHL. Continue reading

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Third Round and Beyond: Past Heroes Who Helped the Washington Capitals Advance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: NHL Given that the Capitals have advanced past the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs just twice in their 42 years of existence, the players who have helped them advance that far have a special place in the hearts … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The Capitals Need a Roster Makeover and Playoff Statistics Show Why

The Washington Capitals need to re-tool their roster this summer, and the playoff statistics show why. Continue reading

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South Carolina to Face Colorado for Kelly Cup

The comeback kids have done it again and as a reward for dispatching of the Manchester Monarchs in a thrilling Game 7 victory in New Hampshire last night, the Stingrays earned the right to face the Colorado Eagles.

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John Carlson Must Be An X-Factor for the Capitals Next Season

The Capitals are entering the most important offseason in franchise history after yet another collapse in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and it has been known for months now that it will bring massive changes to the roster. Among the many … Continue reading

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Heartbreak in Hershey

HERSHEY, Pa. — After showing their resilience several times this season, the Hershey Bears were unable to tap into that magic one last time this season, bowing out of the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs to the #4 seeded Providence Bruins, … Continue reading

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Bruins Best Bears 4-2, Force Game 7

HERSHEY, Pa. — Game 6 was a tale of two periods. The Hershey Bears jumped out to a 2-0 lead by the end of the first period, but the Providence Bruins responded with three goals in the second to force … Continue reading

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Vanecek Vital to Hershey’s Run

If the Hershey Bears are going to win an unprecedented 12th Calder Cup, they just might be doing so on the shoulders of the 2009-2010 Jack A. Butterfield Trophy winner and a rookie netminder, and that’s no cause for alarm … Continue reading

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Chris Bourque Leading the Way for Hershey, but Knows He Has Plenty of Back-up

Eddie Robinson once said, “Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you.” 

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Seventh Heaven: A Review of Game 7’s in Capitals History

Len Redkoles/Getty Images North America With the Capitals set to host the Pittsburgh Penguins tomorrow night in what promises to be an unforgettable Game 7, the 15th in the 42-year history of the franchise, NoVa Caps is looking back at … Continue reading

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