Tag Archives: 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Capitals Daily Report: The Time is Now

The last time the Washington Capitals practiced at Kettler, they were staring at a 3-1 series deficit. Four short days later, here we are. The Capitals rallied on home ice in Game 5 and dominated the Penguins in Pittsburgh in Game … Continue reading

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Seventh Heaven: A Review of Game 7’s in Capitals History

Len Redkoles/Getty Images North America With the Capitals set to host the Pittsburgh Penguins tomorrow night in what promises to be an unforgettable Game 7, the 15th in the 42-year history of the franchise, NoVa Caps is looking back at … Continue reading

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The T.J. Touch: T.J. Oshie’s Presence Has Been Felt All Season Long

Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie has had a tremendous year both in terms of production, leadership, and overall effort on the ice. Time-after-time, he has been one of the Caps’ best players on the ice, encouraging his teammates and lighting … Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Back to the Steel City as the Caps Look to Steal one in Enemy Territory

The Washington Capitals are on a mission to bring the series back to the District on Wednesday night. Prior to tonight’s Game 6, the Capitals held a morning skate at PPG Paints Arena. Puck drop is 7:30 pm. 

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Coming Full Circle: It’s Time for the Capitals to Rewrite History & Their Fans to Believe

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images  While the Capitals have seen the scenario they face tonight when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena, a must-win game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs that determines their fate, there is much more … Continue reading

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Game 6 Preview: Capitals @ Penguins

The Capitals lived to see another day thanks to a Game 5 win on Saturday night in DC. With 20 minutes to go and their season on the line, the Caps ripped off three unanswered goals much to the delight … Continue reading

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Righting the Ship: Kevin Shattenkirk Turning Around His Game at the Right Time

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images When the Capitals acquired defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk at the end of February, they did so with the hope he could bolster their already-loaded blueline for a Stanley Cup run. But through the first few games of the … Continue reading

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Nate Schmidt is Proving Himself Worthy of A Bigger Role Next Season with Strong Playoff Showing

When the 2016-17 season began, Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt was seen as nothing more than a bottom-pairing defenseman on a Capitals team stacked with talent on the blueline. But as the regular season progressed, and the Stanley Cup Playoffs arrived, … Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Ovechkin is Moved to Third Line, Crosby Could Return for Game 5

After an off day to regroup from a tough Game 4 loss, the Capitals returned to the ice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex to prepare for Game 5 tomorrow night. With their backs to the wall, some topsy turvy lineup changes … Continue reading

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A Capitals’ Comeback Would Put them in Elite Sports Company

Photo: AP/Charles Rex Arbogast Once again, the Capitals’ backs are against the wall, staring smack-dab at another second round playoff elimination. A lot of Caps fans have already lost hope and put away their Capitals jerseys. However, history shows that coming back … Continue reading

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