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The 2020-21 Playoff Teams – In Progress Observations

Sporting News Image As the Stanley Cup Playoffs of the delayed and shortened 2020-21 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic have finished two rounds and is about to go into the third round, here are some observations on each of … Continue reading

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Bruins Head Coach Bruce Cassidy Calls Islanders “The New York Saints” After One-For-Four Night On P.K. In Game 5 Loss

Photo: John Tlumacki/Globe Staff After the New York Islanders’ three-for-four night on the man advantage in Game 5 of their second-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Boston Bruins on Monday, Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy said “I think they … Continue reading

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The Eliminators – Playoff History of the Teams Who Eliminated the Capitals During the Ovi Era

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The playoff history of the Washington Capitals is certainly littered with underperformance (performing worse than expected) based on their regular season record and playoff seeding position. But often it seems like the team … 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 Fall To Bruins, 3-1; Lose First-Round Series, 4-1

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Boston Bruins, 3-1, Sunday night at Capital One Arena in Washington. The Capitals loss gives the Bruins the first-round series, 4-1, and ends the Capitals 2020-21 season.

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Breakthrough! Conor Sheary Scores First Goal of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Sets Record For the Fastest Playoff Goal in A Period In Franchise History

The Washington Capitals headed into the third period of their crucial Game 5 contest against the Boston Bruins in desperate need of an offensive flame, outshooting the Bruins by a margin of 30-13 but down by a 2-0 score. It … Continue reading

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Daniel Sprong Will Likely Replace Michal Raffl In Capitals’ Lineup For Game 5

Forward Daniel Sprong took line rushes on the second line at the Washington Capitals’ morning skate prior to Game 5 of their 2021 Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series against the Boston Bruins. He skated in place of Michael Raffl, hinting that … Continue reading

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Game 5 Preview: Capitals on Brink of Playoff Elimination Sunday Against Bruins

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals return to Capital One Arena for Game 5 of the First Round in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sunday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington, and USA Network). The Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Head Coach Peter Laviolette After Game 4: “We Were Not Good, Fast Enough, This One Wasn’t Close”

The Washington Capitals’ Game 4 loss to the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Friday night was anything but spectacular, with multiple members of the team citing the need for players to improve in time for a crucial Game 5 … Continue reading

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