Category Archives: Playoffs

NHL Potentially Playing the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs in Centralized Cities

Screencap: NHL.com/capitals The NBA is considering playing games in centralized locations with no fans. On Tuesday, TSN’s Pierre LeBrun discussed on Insider Trading about the NHL potentially playing the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs in centralized cities. So, what would the … Continue reading

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WHL Cancels Rest Of 2019-20 Regular Season

Photo: Wikipedia The WHL followed the rest of the junior leagues’ lead on Wednesday afternoon but made a modification: canceling the remainder of just the regular season.

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What If The NHL Was Forced To Jump Right Into The 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Immediately After Returning?

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After the NHL paused the 2019-20 season on Thursday in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, there is no timetable for it to return. There are possibilities that the league will be forced to jump straight … Continue reading

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A Look at the Wild Card Race in the Western Conference

Photo: Bruce Kluckhohn/Getty Images As the NHL season winds down with fewer than 13 games remaining in the regular season for most teams, this time of year tends to bring out the best in everyone as they scrap for a … Continue reading

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Czech Mates: Czech Out These Capitals Connections – And Slovaks, Too

Photo: Koláž iSport.cz The current Washington Capitals roster includes several players who hail from the region that was once known as Czechoslovakia (until 1993).  The players include Radko Gudas, Michal Kempny, and Jakub Vrana, who are Czech, and Richard Panik … Continue reading

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Powerplay Sputters: The Capitals Must Get Their Powerplay Going to Get Through a Tough October Schedule

The Washington Capitals powerplay sputtered against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Continue reading

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St. Louis Blues’ Championship Run Foreshadowed by Past Runs of their Predecessors in Washington

Photo: Michael Dwyer/Associated Press A few weeks ago, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looked at some past transactions that the 2019 Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues and the Capitals made with one another that fueled both of the two most … Continue reading

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Blues Beat Bruins, 4-1, In Game 7 To Win Stanley Cup For First Time In Franchise History

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images After sitting in last place in the NHL with 36 points on January 3rd, the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins by a score of 4-1 in Game 7 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final … Continue reading

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Inconsistent Officiating Continues To Plague 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: The Boston Globe If you have been watching the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, no one can blame you for being frustrated and yelling expletives in front of the television as the officiating has been dreadful this postseason. The NHL will … Continue reading

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Bruins Blow Out Blues, 7-2, To Take 2-1 Series Lead In Stanley Cup Final

Photo: James Squire/Getty Images The St. Louis Blues fell to the Boston Bruins in Game 3 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final at Enterprise Center by a score of 5-2 on Saturday night and now trail the 2-1 in the … Continue reading

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