Tag Archives: Eastern Conference Final

Home at Last! A Transplant Fan’s Journey to the Stanley Cup Parade

I woke up Tuesday morning with a smile on face. Usually, when my phone begins to chirp at me that it’s time to get up, I groan, hit the snooze button a couple of times before giving into its demands. … Continue reading

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Knights-Capitals TV Ratings for the Historic Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals

Photo: NHL via Getty Images In October, the odds of the Las Vegas Golden Knights winning the Stanley Cup were 500 to 1. The Washington Capitals haven’t made it to the Stanley Cup Finals since 1998. This combination of teams … Continue reading

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Capitals’ General Manager Brian MacLellan’s Final Thoughts in DC Before Heading to Vegas

Earlier this week, for the first time since the Washington Capitals became the Eastern Conference Champions and punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Finals, Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan publicly addressed the media and answered questions about the state … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Final Preview: Alex Ovechkin Chases His First Stanley Cup as the Capitals Return to the Final for the First Time In 20 Years

The Washington Capitals are set to face the Vegas Golden Knights in the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Makes the Prince of Wales Trophy His Table Centerpiece

Mike Carlson/Getty Images After a decisive Game 7 victory in the Eastern Conference Final, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin accepted the Prince of Wales Trophy (awarded to the Eastern Conference champions) and subsequently carried it onto the team plane to take … Continue reading

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Capitals Fans Come Together to Witness D.C. Sports History

Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals was at Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Florida, but the real place to be for a Caps fan was 1,000 miles to the north. 

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Tonight’s Opportunity for the Capitals: “To Earn the Right to Keep Playing” – Barry Trotz

Trailing 3-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Washington Capitals fed off the energy from the home crowd, hit their opponents, and scored timely goals to earn the opportunity that they get tonight: Game 7 … Continue reading

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Capitals Lines at Morning Skate prior to Game 7: Plus Someone New Takes the Hot Lap!

The Washington Capitals will square off with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night in Game 7 with a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals on the line. The winner will take on the Vegas Golden Knights, who have been … Continue reading

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Chasing Pucks and Making Blocks: Chandler Stephenson’s Speed and Defensive Prowess Key in the Capitals’ Playoff Run

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In winning Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final on Monday night, the Capitals not only proved their status as true contenders, but also forced a winner-take-all Game 7 on Wednesday. One of the key moments of … Continue reading

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Physicality and Hitting was a Major Factor in the Capitals Win Monday Night

The Washington Capitals had their backs against the wall heading into Monday night’s Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Tampa Bay Lightning were determined to end Washington’s season in front of their fans and had a bit of … Continue reading

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