Tag Archives: 2018 Stanley Cup

Life of the Party: A Look At Jakub Vrana’s 2018 Playoff Antics in Washington

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America In his return to Washington, Detroit Red Wings forward Jakub Vrana was given a warm reception by the Capital One Arena faithful. Having won the Stanley Cup with the Capitals in 2018, and being a … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz On Leaving Washington: “There Was Sort of An Agreement There, A Verbal Agreement, And at the End of the Day It Didn’t Come Through”

Just days after the Washington Capitals held their first-ever Stanley Cup championship parade through the streets of the Nation’s Capital in June 2018, then-Head Coach Barry Trotz announced his resignation after failing to agree to financial terms on a new … Continue reading

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Opening Up! Washington Capitals Vs. Boston Bruins – Looking Back At Their Past Opening Night Matchups

Photo: Nick Wass/Associated Press It’s finally here. Opening night for the 2022-23 NHL season is upon us, with the Boston Bruins coming into DC to play the Capitals on Wednesday night. This opening day meeting will be the fourth time … Continue reading

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Why The NHL Still Owes Dmitry Orlov A Half Of A Day With The Stanley Cup — “Days With The Cup” Flashback Series

Photo: Capitals Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov had a day with the Stanley Cup in the summer of 2018, just like his teammates. Only problem, his day to celebrate the Stanley Cup was far shorter than it should have been. 

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Capitals Stanley Cup Run Was Fueled By Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson Playlists

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America Music can be powerful inspiration. That certainly was the case for the Washington Capitals when they made their run towards the Stanley Cup in 2018. To that end, they had a team play list … Continue reading

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The Complete 2018 Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Itinerary: First Draft

Photo: NHL.com While we have a “pause” in the hockey universe, I thought it would be a good time to revisit a few of our projects that have been sitting on the shelf for a while. One of those projects … Continue reading

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“He’s the Reason I have a Ring”: Former Capitals Teammates Believe Devante Smith-Pelly will Get Another Chance At an NHL Role

During the Capitals’ run to their first Stanley Cup championship in 2018, arguably no player was seen as more of a “hero” in the team’s 24-game playoff run than right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, who, on a one-year, $650,000 contract, scored … Continue reading

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