Category Archives: Playoffs

T.J. Oshie To Miss “A Significant Amount Of Time” For Capitals

Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie will be out for “a significant amount of time”, according to head coach Todd Reirden. Oshie left the Capitals’ 2-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 4 of the First Round … Continue reading

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Capitals Make Line Changes Ahead Of Game 4; Andrei Svechnikov Skates For Hurricanes

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals play a very crucial Game 4 against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday at PNC Arena (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally or NBCSN nationally). Among the major line changes by head coach Todd Reirden included … Continue reading

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Round 1, Game 4 Preview: Capitals Look To Rebound After Blowout Loss, Get 3-1 Series Lead Before Heading Home

Photo: Gregg Forwick/Getty Images The Washington Capitals can extend their First Round series lead to 3-1 with a win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena on Thursday night. After taking the first two games at home, the Capitals got crushed by a score … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh Penguins Swept In First Round; Islanders Get Winner of Capitals-Hurricanes Series in Round 2

Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images The New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 3-1 at PPG Paints Arena to finish their four-game sweep on Tuesday night. Earlier in the evening, the Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off … Continue reading

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After the Game 3 Debacle, the Capitals Will Look to Make the Proper Adjustments For Game 4

The Washington Capitals will look to get back on track in Raleigh for Game 4. Continue reading

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Hurricanes’ Andrei Svechnikov Undergoes Concussion Protocol, Assumed To Be Out For Game 4 vs. Capitals

Photo: USA Today Carolina Hurricanes forward Andrei Svechnikov underwent concussion protocol on Tuesday after getting knocked out by Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin in the Hurricanes’ 5-0 blowout win in Game 3 of the First Round Stanley Cup Playoff series. … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin KO’s Carolina Star Andrei Svechnikov in Lop-sided Bout

Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images Game 3 of the Capitals’ first round playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes may be one period old, but tempers have already flared after the Hurricanes took a 1-0 lead. Gloves were dropped…but by perhaps … Continue reading

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Capitals Swap Jakub Vrana, Carl Hagelin On The Wing; Hot Lap Returns

Photo: @Capitals Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin did the team’s first “hot-lap” of the postseason. Last season, former Capitals center Jay Beagle started that tradition, which occurs at the beginning of the morning skate on the road to keep the team … Continue reading

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No Suspension Coming For Hurricanes’ Micheal Ferland, Dougie Hamilton

Photo: Raleigh News and Observer According to Chris Kuc of the Athletic, neither Carolina Hurricanes forward Michael Ferland nor defenseman Dougie Hamilton will receive supplemental discipline for their hits on Washington Capitals centers Nic Dowd and Evgeny Kuznetsov, respectively. Ferland … Continue reading

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Playoff Drama: Early Storylines Through the First Couple of Playoff Games

After two games of each playoff series, the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are looking a bit unpredictable. Continue reading

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