Tag Archives: 2018 NHL Eastern Conference Finals

Washington Capitals Get Name Engraved On Prince of Wales Trophy

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals got their name engraved on the Prince of Wales Trophy at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto for the second time in franchise history on Monday and for the first time … Continue reading

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Home at Last! A Transplant Fan’s Journey to the Stanley Cup Parade

I woke up Tuesday morning with a smile on face. Usually, when my phone begins to chirp at me that it’s time to get up, I groan, hit the snooze button a couple of times before giving into its demands. … Continue reading

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Capitals Fans Come Together to Witness D.C. Sports History

Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals was at Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Florida, but the real place to be for a Caps fan was 1,000 miles to the north. 

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Andre Burakovsky Responds After Benching, Again

Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images After being benched for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Andre Burakovsky returned to the lineup for Game 6 and was a difference-maker in the decisive game 7 against Tampa Bay. His play  was solid, … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Lightning – Game 7: A Look At The Numbers

Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images The Washington Capitals are going to the Stanley Cup Finals. That just sounds nice. They did it by shutting out the Tampa Bay Lightning in game 7 by a score of 4-0. You heard that … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Lightning 4-0, Advance to Stanley Cup Finals

The Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 Wednesday night at Amalie Arena in Tampa. With the victory, the Capitals win the Eastern Conference title 4-3, and will face the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Finals. Game … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Opportunity for the Capitals: “To Earn the Right to Keep Playing” – Barry Trotz

Trailing 3-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Washington Capitals fed off the energy from the home crowd, hit their opponents, and scored timely goals to earn the opportunity that they get tonight: Game 7 … Continue reading

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Capitals Lines at Morning Skate prior to Game 7: Plus Someone New Takes the Hot Lap!

The Washington Capitals will square off with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night in Game 7 with a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals on the line. The winner will take on the Vegas Golden Knights, who have been … Continue reading

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Capitals-Lightning: What The Numbers Tell Us Before Going Into Game 7

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Before the series began with the Tampa Bay Lightning I stated that the Lightning were a better team than the Washington Capitals, at least on paper. But the Caps have done a great job of … Continue reading

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Physicality and Hitting was a Major Factor in the Capitals Win Monday Night

The Washington Capitals had their backs against the wall heading into Monday night’s Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Tampa Bay Lightning were determined to end Washington’s season in front of their fans and had a bit of … Continue reading

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