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Washington Stars React to Stanley Cup Victory

Photo:NHL via Getty Images It happened. It finally happened. The Washington Capitals are the Stanley Cup Champions! They bested the Las Vegas Golden Knights last night for the fourth time, knocking the expansion team out of the playoffs, leaving only the Caps … 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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Conference Finals Television Ratings Are on the Rise This Spring

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Despite the absence of teams that have dominated the Conference Finals over the last several seasons (Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks to name a few), the NHL’s postseason ratings are up substantially from last season. In … Continue reading

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Young Guns 2.0 and New Faces have Helped Create History for the Capitals

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, Jay Beagle, and Braden Holtby have seen their share of playoff hockey action. Now they’ll get to experience the third round. While each of these players did their … Continue reading

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Turns Out, These Guys Can Make You Cry Good Tears, Too

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images I cried. I legitimately started to cry as I scream yes at the top of my lungs. This is something all of us as Caps fans have been waiting for. Something we’ve been hoping for. … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Penguins 2-1 (OT); Advance to Conference Finals

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 (OT) in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Capitals win the series 4-2 and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. They will face the Tampa … Continue reading

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Thoughts From Section 217: Rallying the Troops

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images I am sure a lot of us, myself included, felt a pit at the bottom of our stomachs after the second period of game five. We have all seen it before; the team loses a lead, … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom will be a Game-Time Decision for Game 6

When the Washington Capitals took the ice Monday morning for their morning skate at PPG Paints Arena, Nicklas Backstrom wasn’t there. Instead Lars Eller moved up to the second line while Travis Boyd centered the third line. Capitals coach Barry … Continue reading

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How the Capitals Could Line Up for Game 6, Nicklas Backstrom Missed Morning Skate

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals held a morning skate on Monday at PPG Paints Arena prior to Game 6. Entering this game with a 3-2 series lead, the Capitals look to close out the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight in enemy territory … Continue reading

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