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Thank You Andre! A Recollection of Andre Burakovsky’s Time With the Capitals

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images If there is one word to describe former Capitals and current Colorado Avalanche forward Andre Burakovsky’s time in Washington, “roller-coaster” would perhaps be the appropriate term to use. From a momentous debut to a disappointing end, the … Continue reading

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Blues Beat Bruins, 4-1, In Game 7 To Win Stanley Cup For First Time In Franchise History

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images After sitting in last place in the NHL with 36 points on January 3rd, the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins by a score of 4-1 in Game 7 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final … Continue reading

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What Went Wrong: Why Did the Capitals Suffer a First-Round Stumble Versus the Carolina Hurricanes?

In round 1, the Washington Capitals were upset by the youthful Carolina Hurricanes. Continue reading

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Hello Game 7, We Meet Again: The Washington Capitals Look To Build On Recent Successes In The “Decisive Game”

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Game Seven. The two most exciting words in sports. Two words dripping with anticipation. Two words which can both elate and deflate. Two words that, for Washington Capitals fans, are fraught with danger.

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Round 1, Game 7 Preview: The Capitals Will Look to Eliminate the Storm Surging Hurricanes On Home Ice

The Washington Capitals will take on the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 on Wednesday evening in Washington D.C. Continue reading

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Downed But Still Not Out: With Title Defense Hopes on the Line on Wednesday, Caps Must Rely On Experience From the Last Year to Win Game 7

Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images While there wasn’t a whole lot to like about the Capitals’ 5-2 Game 5 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night in Raleigh, the positive that can be taken from the lopsided defeat is that … 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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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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