Tag Archives: Carolina Hurricanes

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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Hurricanes’ Andrei Svechnikov, Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Pointing Fingers At One Another On Who Sparked Game 3 Fight

Photo: NBC Sports Washington One of the biggest subjects of conversations after Game 3 of the First Round series between the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes was the fight between Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and Hurricanes rookie forward Andrei Svechnikov … 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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Carl Hagelin Moves To Top-Six For Capitals; Michael Ferland and Andrei Svechnikov Out Again In Game 5 For Hurricanes

With forward T.J. Oshie out for Game 5 with an upper-body injury, forward Carl Hagelin was promoted to the second line with center Evgeny Kuznetsov and forward Jakub Vrana for the Washington Capitals. Forward Tom Wilson took Oshie’s spot on … 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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Report: Hurricanes’ Warren Foegele Avoids Supplemental Discipline For Hit On Capitals’ T.J. Oshie

Photo: TheFanDC According to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports, Carolina Hurricanes forward Warren Foegele will not be suspended for his hit on Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie with 5:08 left in Game 4 of the First Round series at PNC … Continue reading

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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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Alex Ovechkin Moves Up All-Time Playoff Scoring List With Game 4 Goal, Tied with Evgeni Malkin for 26th All-Time

Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images While the Capitals’ 2-1, series-evening loss to the Carolina Hurricanes put a dent in the mood of the team, and fans, the Caps’ lone goal came on the power play from Alex Ovechkin, who was serenaded … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Crunch Capitals, 2-1; Tie Series, 2-2

Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell the Carolina Hurricanes by a score of 2-1 on Thursday night at PNC Arena in Raleigh to head back home with the First Round series tied 2-2. Goaltender Braden Holtby made 22 … Continue reading

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