Tag Archives: Eastern Conference

The Biggest Eastern Conference Threats to the Washington Capitals in 2018-19

Which teams in the Eastern Conference will pose the biggest threat to the Washington Capitals in 2018-19? 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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The Capitals Will Look To “Life Lessons” They’ve Learned to Keep Season Alive

Photo: Nick Wass/AP After taking a commanding 2-0 lead against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Capitals are now facing elimination from the playoffs after a defeat in Tampa Bay on Saturday night. As a result, the … Continue reading

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A Road Win Would Be A Great Birthday Present for Evgeny Kuznetsov

Today Evgeny Kuznetsov will turn 26 years old and he gets a great present for his birthday: playing a road game! That’s right. It’s something Kuznetsov loves. 

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How the Capitals will Line Up for Saturday’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals (Changes!)

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals are back in Tampa after dropping their last two games at home. The Tampa Bay Lightning have evened the series at two, setting up a crucial Game 5 on Saturday night. One of these teams … Continue reading

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Facing Adversity: A Familiar Foe for the Washington Capitals

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Many fans have started to panic. What was once a 2-0 series lead, putting the Washington Capitals just two wins away from their first trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in 20 years, has now … Continue reading

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Once a Team Strength, The Capitals Special Teams Are Now Looking For Answers

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals returned home with a 2-0 series lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning and momentum on their side. After dropping Games 3 and 4 at Capital One Arena, the Capitals will head to Tampa … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Practices with Top Power Play Unit at Thursday’s Morning Skate

As the Washington Capitals prepared for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, one big storyline both reporters and fans kept their eyes on was Nicklas Backstrom. Backstrom has missed the last four games with a right hand, upper-body injury … Continue reading

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