Tag Archives: 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Hello Game 7, We Meet Again: The Washington Capitals Look To Build On Recent Successes In The “Decisive Game”

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Game Seven. The two most exciting words in sports. Two words dripping with anticipation. Two words which can both elate and deflate. Two words that, for Washington Capitals fans, are fraught with danger.

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Capitals vs. Hurricanes – Inside The Numbers: It Will Take One More

Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images That’s a tough loss. Between the Carolina Hurricanes needing a bunch of weird bounces to score and the refs seemingly out to lunch, the Washington Capitals couldn’t clinch the series, so a game seven will … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Hurricanes – Inside The Numbers: A Dominant Return

That was fun! The Washington Capitals put up a dominant effort against the Carolina Hurricanes in a 6-0 bashing to take a 3-2 series lead. It was by far their best game of the series and is hopefully what we … Continue reading

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Capitals Slam Hurricanes 6-0, Take 3-2 Series Lead; Nicklas Backstrom Scores Two Goals, Again

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-0 Saturday night at Capital One Arena in the District. The win gives the Capitals a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 6 of the best-of-seven series … Continue reading

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The Need For Second Line Speed: Jakub Vrana, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Carl Hagelin Look To Jumpstart Scoring

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports With Game 5 approaching and the absence of forward T.J. Oshie (upper body), the Washington Capitals’ line combinations and defensive pairings continue to rotate. The Capitals are ninth on the postseason leaderboard with four points. … Continue reading

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Devante Smith-Pelly Returns to MedStar Capitals Iceplex, Receives Rousing Ovation From Fans

There had been an outcry of support from a lot of Caps fans ever since he was waived and subsequently re-assigned to the Hershey Bears back on February 20th. Devante Smith-Pelly had become a fan favorite during his short time … Continue reading

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Round 1, Game 5 Preview: Capitals and Hurricanes Look For 3-2 Lead in Series on Saturday

Photo: Sportsnet The Washington Capitals are back at Capital One Arena for the fifth game in their first-round series against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night. Thursday’s 2-1 loss in Raleigh put the Capitals in a rough place. Both teams … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals New and Notes: Mr. Smith-Pelly Returns To Washington; Oshie Meeting With Doctors On Friday

The Washington Capitals made their way back to the DMV late last night following their 2-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. The first round series is now tied at two games apiece, with Game 5 set for Saturday night at … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Smith-Pelly, Re-assign Vanecek to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Devante Smith-Pelly from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned goaltender Vitek Vanecek to Hershey, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Capitals vs. Hurricanes – Inside The Numbers: Close But No Cigars

Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell 1-2 to the Carolina Hurricanes, meaning the series is now tied 2-2. The good news, if you think there is any, the Caps played a lot better than last game, which … Continue reading

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