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Stanley Cup Final Preview: Alex Ovechkin Chases His First Stanley Cup as the Capitals Return to the Final for the First Time In 20 Years

The Washington Capitals are set to face the Vegas Golden Knights in the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. Continue reading

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The Stanley Cup Schmidtuation: For Me, Facing Nate Schmidt in the Stanley Cup Finals is a Two-Way Street

Alex Brandon/Associated Press The Capitals’ victory in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final brought so many emotions to me, from relief that after so many shortcomings in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the team had finally made it to the … Continue reading

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Chasing Pucks and Making Blocks: Chandler Stephenson’s Speed and Defensive Prowess Key in the Capitals’ Playoff Run

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In winning Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final on Monday night, the Capitals not only proved their status as true contenders, but also forced a winner-take-all Game 7 on Wednesday. One of the key moments of … Continue reading

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After Pulling Even, the Eastern Conference Finals Shifts Back to Tampa Bay for Game 7

Can the Washington Capitals reach the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in the Alex Ovechkin era? Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Believing: This Capitals Team Proves They Have What it Takes to Go All the Way

Photo: NHL/Getty Images After dropping Games 3, 4, & 5 of the Eastern Conference Final, the Capitals responded with an absolutely dominant Game 6 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, and the effort and the results were not even close. … Continue reading

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The Washington Capitals And the Home Ice Struggles: How Can they Fix It?

The Washington Capitals have struggled at home in the postseason. What are some ways they can fix their home-ice problems? Continue reading

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The Capitals Will Look To “Life Lessons” They’ve Learned to Keep Season Alive

Photo: Nick Wass/AP After taking a commanding 2-0 lead against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Capitals are now facing elimination from the playoffs after a defeat in Tampa Bay on Saturday night. As a result, the … Continue reading

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Have Faith: The Capitals Haven’t Given Up and Neither Should We, the Fans

When you have your back against the wall, you have only one option: come out swinging. If you think the Washington Capitals are going to do anything other than come out swinging in Game Five, you are mistaken. This has … Continue reading

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The NHL’s Decision on Anton Stralman’s Hit to Tom Wilson A Missed Opportunity to Send the Correct Message

USA Today After preaching a need for consistency on disciplinary action on illegal hits and plays in the league, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety had a prime opportunity to act upon that need after Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning – A Cautionary Tale

Getty Images The Capitals currently lead the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 in the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, having won the first two games of the series on the road.  This series is reminiscent of the … Continue reading

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