Tag Archives: Eastern Conference

Capitals Will Enter 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs As Second Wild-Card, Face Panthers In Round One

Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals finished the regular season as the Eastern Conference’s second wild-card and will play the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Florida Panthers in the first-round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Panthers … Continue reading

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Mid-Season Look at Each NHL Team – Eastern Conference

Photo: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Given that we’ve just completed the All-Star break and passed the unofficial midway point of the 2021-22 season, it’s a good time to take a look at how the other teams in the NHL are … Continue reading

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Saved By Sammy: Ilya Samsonov Records Second Shutout of the Season In Crucial 1-0 Win Against the New York Islanders

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ Thursday night game against the New York Islanders was more than just a regular season game between two division rivals, with playoff implications at stake in the final stretch of the 2020-21 season. In … Continue reading

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A Pyrrhic Victory and Casualties in Carolina: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals @ Carolina Hurricanes – November 30, 2009

Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images Continuing a recent stretch of NoVa Caps’ Retro Recaps, Diane Doyle takes a look back at a game played in November 2009, at a time when the Washington Capitals were battling for the Eastern Conference … Continue reading

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Skating Into the Past: A Look At the Washington Capitals’ Playoff History

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America With the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs just around the corner in the league’s delayed postseason schedule, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle examines the playoff history for the Washington Capitals, who are coming off a 3-2 exhibition … Continue reading

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A Look Back At What The Remaining Eastern Conference Teams Did At The Trade Deadline

Photo: Joe Sargent/Getty Images It may feel like years ago but just two and a half weeks before the NHL paused its season due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the 2019-20 trade deadline passed. A lot more moves took place … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Play-In Preview

Photo: Francois Lacasse/Getty Images The NHL announced that the Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin with 24 teams. While there are many boxes to be checked before play begins, Commissioner Gary Bettman said that the playoffs could begin as early as … Continue reading

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A Look at the Wild Card Race in the Eastern Conference

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images As the NHL season winds down with fewer than 15 games remaining in the regular season for most teams, this time of year tends to bring out the best in everyone as they scrap and claw … Continue reading

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Washington at Buffalo Preview: Capitals Look to Keep Momentum Going on Monday Visiting the Sabres

Photo: Timothy T. Ludwig/USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals end a three-game Northeastern road trip against the Buffalo Sabres on Monday. It is the second of three meetings between the Eastern Conference teams. Washington beat Buffalo by a score of … Continue reading

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Washington At New Jersey Preview: Capitals Look For A Solid Night Against The Devils

Photo: Ed Mulholland/USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals are traveling to the Garden State for a Saturday matinee against the New Jersey Devils. It is the final of four meetings between the two Metropolitan Division foes. The Capitals have the … Continue reading

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