Category Archives: Playoffs

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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Tables Turned: Capitals Eliminated Nearly Seven Years to the Day They Eliminated the Boston Bruins From the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Capitals’ run as the defending Stanley Cup champions is now officially over and while the sting from what could have been will likely linger for awhile, the Caps find their 2018-19 season ended in an … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Score Four Unanswered Goals, Force Game 7 With 5-2 Comeback Win

Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images After trailing 2-1 after the first period, the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Washington Capitals by a score of 5-2 in Game 6 of the First Round series to force a Game 7 in the First Round … Continue reading

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Capitals Keep Same Lineup For Game 6; Game Status For Svechnikov, Ferland, and Martinook To Be Determined After Morning Skate For Hurricanes

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals came into Monday’s morning skate in all business mode with a chance to secure a spot in the Second Round on the line when they visit the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 6 of the First … Continue reading

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