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Capitals-Lightning: What The Numbers Tell Us Before Going Into Game 7

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Before the series began with the Tampa Bay Lightning I stated that the Lightning were a better team than the Washington Capitals, at least on paper. But the Caps have done a great job of … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Lightning – Game 6: A Look At The Numbers

Photos: @Capitals And the Washington Capitals survive with a great performance to take the series to game 7. It was arguably the Caps best performance of the playoffs in terms putting on the heat and keeping it on. Interesting enough, … 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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Dane in the Dog House: Lars Eller Having Trouble Staying Out of the Penalty Box

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images After simply dominating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Games 1 & 2 of the Eastern Conference Final in Tampa, the Capitals returned home with a 2-0 series lead and the momentum in their favor. While no one … 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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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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Jakub Vrana’s Playoff Performance A Promising Indicator of His Potential

Alex Brandon/Associated Press Entering the 2017-18 season, one of the question marks for the Capitals was how the multiple rookies on the Opening Night roster would fare over the course of the season. One of the several rookies who have … Continue reading

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