Tag Archives: Eastern Conference

Some Early 2019-20 Eastern Conference Standings Predictions: Which Teams Will Jump Higher or Lose Footing?

Which Eastern Conference clubs will rise and fall in 2019-20? Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Supremacy: Which Teams Will Challenge the Capitals the Most in 2019-20?

The Washington Capitals will have some tough competition in the Eastern Conference in 2019-20. 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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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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Playoff Drama: Early Storylines Through the First Couple of Playoff Games

After two games of each playoff series, the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are looking a bit unpredictable. Continue reading

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Batya to the Rescue! Playoff Heroics Nothing New to Brooks Orpik

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images When one thinks of potential playoff heroes for the Capitals, defenseman Brooks Orpik’s name most likely isn’t one of them. The 38-year old blueliner is known for his physical, stay-at-home defensive play that has earned … Continue reading

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Bringing in the Big Guns: Star Players Step Up in Capitals’ Game 1 Victory Over Carolina

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHL via Getty Images While the third period provided the Capitals and their fans in Capital One Arena with a bit of a scare, the rest of the team’s 4-2 Game 1 victory on Thursday night was due … Continue reading

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2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Primer

The 2019 NHL Playoffs begin on April 10. Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Fourth Quarter Review: 2018-2019 Season

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHL Via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having finished the 2018-2019 regular season, it is time to do the fourth and last quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the … Continue reading

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The Capitals to Face Carolina Hurricanes in First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: Geoff Burke/USA Today With their 3-0 loss to the New York Islanders on Saturday night, the Capitals’ 2018-19 regular season is officially over and with a multitude of possibilities for their first round opponent in the 2019 Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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