Tag Archives: Playoffs

“Overall Our Execution Wasn’t There Tonight and That’s An Area We Need to Be Better At”: Capitals Looking Forward To A Better Performance in Game 3 Against the Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images While the absence of top-line right wing Tom Wilson certainly played a part in the Washington Capitals’ 5-1 loss to the Florida Panthers in Thursday night’s Game 2, a lot of other things went … Continue reading

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Capitals Take 1-0 Series Lead Over Florida Panthers: Things to Note From Washington’s Game 1 Victory

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images The Washington Capitals took a 1-0 lead in their first round playoff series against the Florida Panthers, with a gritty 4-2 victory in Sunrise, Florida on Tuesday night.

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Tom Wilson Scores Capitals’ First Goal of the 2022 Postseason, Exits Game With Injury

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ much-anticipated Game 1 matchup against the Florida Panthers in the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs got off to a positive start for the visiting Caps, as right wing Tom Wilson scored … Continue reading

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Examining The Presidents’ Trophy “Curse”

Photo: NHL There is no guarantee that a team winning the Presidents’ Trophy, awarded to the team with the regular season’s best record, will also win the Stanley Cup. In fact, more often than not the Presidents’ Trophy winner has … Continue reading

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Schedule Released for the Washington Capitals’ First Round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images The schedule for the Washington Capitals‘ first round playoff series against the Florida Panthers has been released. The series begins Tuesday night in Sunrise, Florida. Puck drop is set for 7:30 PM.

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2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Reminders of Past Playoff Series of the Washington Capitals

Photo: NHL The 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs was yet another postseason in which the Washington Capitals lost in the first round. But as the 2021 playoffs have unfolded following the Caps’ exit, several series involving other teams has been reminiscent … Continue reading

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Master of Deflection: T.J. Oshie Scores First Goal of 2021 Playoffs on Wicked Deflection of Alex Ovechkin Shot

Elsa/Getty Images Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie played a big part in the team’s 3-2 overtime victory against the Boston Bruins in Game 1 of their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series on Saturday night at Capital One Arena, and … Continue reading

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Backhand Beauty: Alex Ovechkin Scores First Postseason Goal of 2020, Moves Into Tie For 20th on All-Time Playoff Goals List

After playing over 24 minutes in the Washington Capitals’ Game 1 loss to the New York Islanders on Wednesday evening with no points and team “L” to show for it, Alex Ovechkin wasted no time on Friday night, putting the … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals – New York Islanders – Round 1, Game 2 Preview

Elsa/Getty Images After a crushing, 4-2 loss in Game 1 of their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series against former Head Coach Barry Trotz and the New York Islanders, the Washington Capitals are looking to tie the series at one … Continue reading

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Lightning Strikes From The Past: Playoff History Between The Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning

Photo: Dirk Shadd | Tampa Bay Times As the Washington Capitals prepare to meet the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday in their first round robin game to determine playoff seeding, it’s time to take a quick look back at the … Continue reading

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