Tag Archives: 2018 NHL Playoffs

After a Dismal Third Period, Trotz was Pleased with Leadership Shown in Overtime

Photo: Alex Brandon/AP The Washington Capitals entered Saturday afternoon’s Game 5 contest with the Columbus Blue Jackets with the series deadlocked at two games apiece. The first two periods of Game 5 was a back and fourth affair. Then in … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Blue Jackets 4-3 (OT); Take 3-2 Series Lead

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 (OT) Saturday afternoon at Capital One Arena. After the Jackets opened the scoring, Nicklas Backstrom would notch a tally in the first frame for a 1-1 … Continue reading

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Capitals – Blue Jackets: A Look At The Numbers After 4 Games

Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images We’re now four games into the the 2018 playoffs with the Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets locked in at two wins each. It is now officially a best-of-three games series. It seems like a … Continue reading

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The Latest Update on Andre Burakovsky

Andre Burakovsky has missed the last two games with an upper-body injury. The Washington Capitals held an optional skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Friday afternoon before the pivotal Game 5 that will take place on Saturday. Find out if … Continue reading

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Television Ratings For Capitals-Blue Jackets Are Tops In NHL

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images According to Sports Media Watch, the Capitals-Blue Jackets first-round series has accounted for the two largest audiences of the playoffs on cable this season.

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Line Change! How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 4

After a huge double overtime win Tuesday night and a well-deserved rest day on Wednesday, the Washington Capitals got back on the ice on Thursday morning for a morning skate at Nationwide Arena prior to Game 4 against the Columbus … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Practice Schedule – April 19 Thru April 25

Below are the scheduled times for the Washington Capitals upcoming practices and game day ‘morning skates‘. All practices and morning skates at Kettler Capitals Iceplex are open and free to the general public.┬áPlease be advised that practice times are subject … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz talks about Conversation He Had with Braden Holtby Prior to the Start of the Playoffs

The goaltending has been a hot topic surrounding the Washington Capitals over the last month. In the latest chapter, Braden Holtby shined in Game 3 with some huge saves in the Capitals double overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz was Impressed with the Youth Performance in Game 3

The Washington Capitals are back in this series after prevailing 3-2 in double overtime in Game 3 on Tuesday night. Numerous players stepped up in this very important and pivotal game including Jakub Vrana, Tom Wilson, and Christian Djoos. The … Continue reading

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After Strong Relief Appearance by Braden Holtby, Trotz Now Faces Decision

After dropping Game 2 in overtime, the Washington Capitals had an off day on Monday. Before departed for Columbus, Ohio coach Barry Trotz held a conference call with reporters. One of the biggest ongoing topics in the final weeks of … Continue reading

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