Tag Archives: 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

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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Capitals Daily Report: Get Your Popcorn Ready

Photo: @Capitals The atmosphere for Game 4 is expected to be intense after the tension in both locker rooms heightened following Game 3. The Capitals are looking to gain momentum and head back to DC with the series tied going into … Continue reading

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Penguins Injury Updates

Photo: NHL Three games into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Pittsburgh Penguins have a 2-1 series lead. The Penguins already went into this series banged up, but after Game 3, they are starting to resemble a … Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: Caps Look to Steal a Game in the Steel City

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals are staring at an 0-2 deficit and now return to a place where they haven’t won since December of 2015. Prior to tonight’s game, both teams held a morning skate to get ready for Game 3. … Continue reading

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Capitals versus Penguins: Game 2 Stats And Analysis

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Capitals are now in some trouble. On Saturday night, the Capitals dropped Game 2 of their second round playoff series to the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-2, and now trail the series 2-0. The series now shifts to the Steel … Continue reading

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