Category Archives: Playoffs

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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NHL Postseason Inconsistencies: The Performance of the On-Ice Officials Is An Eyesore to the League

The NHL’s postseason officiating has been poor and changes must be made. 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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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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Top 10 Capitals Rivalries

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As it appears that the Carolina Hurricanes have been included among the top rivals of the Washington Capitals after beating the reigning Stanley Cup Champions in seven games in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana: What Will His Next Contract Look Like?

Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana will be a restricted free agent this summer. Continue reading

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What Went Wrong: Why Did the Capitals Suffer a First-Round Stumble Versus the Carolina Hurricanes?

In round 1, the Washington Capitals were upset by the youthful Carolina Hurricanes. Continue reading

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Five Capitals Will Head To World Championships

Photo: Sportsnet Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, center Evgeny Kuznetsov, and defenseman Dmitry Orlov will represent Russia at the IIHF World Championships while forwards Jakub Vrana and Dmitrij Jaskin will do the same for the Czech Republic. The tournament will … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov​: “Like A Player, You Want To Play Better Every Game, Of Course.”  

Two days after the Washington Capitals‘ 4-3 loss in Game 7 of their First Series against the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Wednesday, center Evgeny Kuznetsov spoke to the media for one final time of 2018-19 during the … Continue reading

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Who Now, If At All? A Rooting Case For and Against The Remaining Teams in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: Steve Babineau/NHL via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals eliminated from the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, their fan base has a decision to make: Should they “forget” about hockey until the Draft, or should they choose to root for … Continue reading

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