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Capitals Can Clinch Stanley Cup Playoff Spot With Win, Rangers Loss To Islanders On Thursday

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images In addition to the East Division lead, the Washington Capitals’ game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) could feature a trip to the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs on the … Continue reading

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Divisional Playoff Races Coming Down To The Wire

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images With most teams across the NHL down to 10 or fewer games before the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs start in May, some races for the Stanley Cup Playoffs could go to the final whistle. The East … Continue reading

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Presidential Candidates: A Look At the Race For the Presidents’ Trophy

Jacob Lynn/Tampa Bay Lightning In a shortened NHL season thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, in which teams are playing only within their divisions, there is no clear frontrunner for the Presidents’ Trophy, which is awarded to the team with the … Continue reading

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NHL Standings Outlook – In the Late April Home Stretch

Photo: Getty Images While it may be hard to believe, the truncated 2020-21 NHL season is nearing the finish line. As a result of no interdivisional play, it is difficult to assess which division actually has the strongest teams and … Continue reading

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And Down The Stretch They Come!: A Look At the Remaining Schedule of the Washington Capitals

Rob Carr/Getty Images While it may be hard to believe, the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 NHL season is reaching the final several weeks and for teams eyeing a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, securing their hold on a playoff position, or … Continue reading

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Where Do They Stand?: 2020-21 Midseason Look at the NHL Divisions

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images With the shortened 2020-21 NHL season reaching its midpoint, It’s a good time to take a look at the current standings on a division-by-division basis. This includes identifying the teams who will likely make the … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: Can the Capitals Gather Enough Points At the End To Hold Off the Competition?

The Washington Capitals are in a dogfight in the Metropolitan Division standings. Continue reading

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March Madness: Capitals Face a Challenging Slate of Games In the First Week of March

The first week of March features a tough slate of Metropolitan Division games for the Washington Capitals. Continue reading

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Sweet Signing Rewards: Philippe Maillet Leading The Way In Hershey, PA After Slow Start to The Season

Photo: Caroline O’Connor/Great Save Productions/Hershey Bears After a slow start to the 2019-20 season, Hershey Bears forward Philippe Maillet has raised his game and has arguably been the Bears’ best player since the turn of the new year. The emergence … Continue reading

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Clash Of The Titans – The Metropolitan Division Is Showing Its Superiority Over the Rest of the NHL

The Metropolitan Division is tight and is shaping up to be a dogfight down the stretch. Continue reading

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