Tag Archives: 2021 NHL Playoffs

Anthony Mantha: “I’m A Little Disappointed In Myself, The Way I Played”

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images After a brief vacation in Florida, which included a proposal to girlfriend Caitlyn Duffy, Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha is now back in Detroit. In the 19 days since the end of his NHL season, Mantha has … Continue reading

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Second Round Of Playoffs Starts On Saturday

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The National Hockey League announced on Thursday that the Second Round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin this weekend. Game 1 of the New York Islanders and Boston Bruins second-round series is set for 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 29, in Boston.

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One And Done: Capitals Ousted In 5 Games For Second Straight Season: Postgame Analytics

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images It’s deja vu all over again for the Capitals, who have now lost three-straight playoff series since hoisting the Stanley Cup in 2018. The meager run includes two-straight series where they only won … Continue reading

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Capitals Turn In A Clunker In Game 4; Now On The Brink Of Elimination: Postgame Analysis

One way to describe the Capitals’ performance in Game 4 against the Boston Bruins is painful. You may certainly have another word (or series of words) to describe it. The Capitals entered Game 4, following two-straight overtime losses, where they … Continue reading

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Bruins Thump Capitals, 4-1, Take Commanding 3-1 Series Lead

Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images The Boston Bruins downed the Washington Capitals, 4-1, Friday night at TD Garden in Boston. The Bruins victory gives them a commanding 3-1 series lead in the first-round best-of-seven series. Game 5 is set for … Continue reading

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Bruins’ Chris Wagner Details Exchange With Capitals’ Tom Wilson

Photo: Winslow Townson/ USA Today Boston Bruins forward Chris Wagner sounds willing to get his face beaten in by Tom Wilson in order to get the Capitals forward off the ice.

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Capitals’ Poor Finishes The Difference In The Series So Far: Analysis Of First Three Games

We expected the Capitals-Bruins series would be close , but probably not as close as it’s actually been. Each of the first three games has required extra hockey to decide the winner, with the third game requiring two overtime periods. … Continue reading

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Capitals Drop Game 3 in 2OT, Trail In Series, 2-1: Postgame Analysis

Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images In the third straight game to reach overtime in the first round series against the Bruins, the Capitals lost in double overtime, 3-2, after a clumsy miscommunication behind the net between Ilya Samsonov and Justin … Continue reading

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Game 3: Capitals Lead Bruins, 2-1: Second Period ReCap

The Capitals finally broke the ice with a power play goal from Alex Ovechkin at 8:21 of the second period, but the Bruins would tie it up just 56 seconds later with a goal from Taylor Hall. Nic Dowd would … Continue reading

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Game 3: Capitals Bruins: First Period ReCap

Ilya Samsonov was a surprise starter in net for the visiting Capitals. Evgeny Kuznetsov also returned to the lineup, while Lars Eller (lower body) and Daniel Sprong (healthy) were the scratches for Game 3.

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