Category Archives: Washington Capitals

Updates on T.J. Oshie, Andre Burakovsky, Evgeni Malkin, and Carl Hagelin

With Game 1 between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins beginning on Thursday night, both teams practiced on Wednesday morning. A pair of players from each team weren’t skating. Here’s a double-duty update as we not only update you on … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold First Practice for Second Round

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs for the third year in a row. This series for the Capitals will be their biggest one to date. Will … Continue reading

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Round 2 Preview: Penguins vs. Capitals

Photo: NBC Sports Washington The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will clash in the second round for the third consecutive season. The Penguins beat the Capitals in six games in 2016 before beating them again in 2017 in seven games. … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin is Ready for a Rematch with Pittsburgh

Photos: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals started the postseason in an 0-2 hole after dropping two overtime games on their home ice against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Defeats like those can either deflate a team or give … Continue reading

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After Being Benched For First Two Games, Braden Holtby Comes Through, Leads Capitals to Second Round

Photos: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Braden Holtby came up big in the Capitals first round series win over the Blue Jackets, from the moment his name was called to enter the game in the third period of Game 2. 

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Time For Closure: The Capitals Must Find the “Killer Instinct” For Game 6 In Columbus

Can the Washington Capitals deliver the killer instinct needed to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 6? Continue reading

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How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 6

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals enter Monday night’s Game 6 against the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 3-2 series lead with a chance to close out the series and advance to the second round for the fourth consecutive season. The … Continue reading

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Game 6 Preview: Capitals Look To Close Out Columbus

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals can advance to Round 2 to play the Pittsburgh Penguins for the third consecutive season, but first, they will have to win one more game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The game will be telecasted … Continue reading

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Finishing the Job: The Capitals Will Look to Shut Down the Blue Jackets in Game 6

After a thrilling overtime win on Saturday night, the Washington Capitals have now taken their first lead in their first round playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets that they earlier trailed 2-0. Now up 3-2 in a series many … Continue reading

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The Capitals Penalty Kill has been an X-Factor the Last Three Games

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After trailing their series 2-0 to the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Washington Capitals won their next three games to take a 3-2 series lead heading into Monday night’s Game 6. Two of those … Continue reading

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