Tag Archives: Carolina Hurricanes

Five Reasons Why the Washington Capitals Should Remain in Playoff Contention in 2019-20

The Washington Capitals should be in the postseason mix for the 2019-20 season. Continue reading

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NHL Postseason Inconsistencies: The Performance of the On-Ice Officials Is An Eyesore to the League

The NHL’s postseason officiating has been poor and changes must be made. Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Final Preview: Atlantic #2 Bruins vs. Metropolitan #4 Hurricanes

Photo: Gregg Forweck/Getty Images The Boston Bruins, who finished the regular season with the second-most points in the  NHL (107), and the Carolina Hurricanes, who finished as the first wild-card in the Eastern Conference with 99 points, will face one … Continue reading

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Top 10 Capitals Rivalries

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As it appears that the Carolina Hurricanes have been included among the top rivals of the Washington Capitals after beating the reigning Stanley Cup Champions in seven games in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin: “We Lost The Games We Had To Win. We Just Gave The [Hurricanes] A Chance To Win.”

Photo: Team Russia After the Washington Capitals‘ seven-game exit in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, captain Alex Ovechkin spoke with NHL reporter Igor Eronko of the Russian Sports express about it, his fight with Carolina Hurricanes … Continue reading

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What Went Wrong: Why Did the Capitals Suffer a First-Round Stumble Versus the Carolina Hurricanes?

In round 1, the Washington Capitals were upset by the youthful Carolina Hurricanes. Continue reading

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Who Now, If At All? A Rooting Case For and Against The Remaining Teams in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: Steve Babineau/NHL via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals eliminated from the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, their fan base has a decision to make: Should they “forget” about hockey until the Draft, or should they choose to root for … Continue reading

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Capitals Exit Pressers: Todd Reirden and Brian MacLellan Speak to the Media

Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden and General Manager Brian MacLellan meet with the media. Continue reading

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Tables Turned: Capitals Eliminated Nearly Seven Years to the Day They Eliminated the Boston Bruins From the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Capitals’ run as the defending Stanley Cup champions is now officially over and while the sting from what could have been will likely linger for awhile, the Caps find their 2018-19 season ended in an … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Hurricanes 4-3 In Double Overtime; Season Ends

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 (2OT) in Game 7 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.The Hurricanes win gives them a 4-3 series win, and will advance to face the … Continue reading

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