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Andre Burakovsky Responds After Benching, Again

Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images After being benched for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Andre Burakovsky returned to the lineup for Game 6 and was a difference-maker in the decisive game 7 against Tampa Bay. His play  was solid, … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Lightning – Game 7: A Look At The Numbers

Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images The Washington Capitals are going to the Stanley Cup Finals. That just sounds nice. They did it by shutting out the Tampa Bay Lightning in game 7 by a score of 4-0. You heard that … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Lightning 4-0, Advance to Stanley Cup Finals

The Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 Wednesday night at Amalie Arena in Tampa. With the victory, the Capitals win the Eastern Conference title 4-3, and will face the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Finals. Game … Continue reading

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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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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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After Pulling Even, the Eastern Conference Finals Shifts Back to Tampa Bay for Game 7

Can the Washington Capitals reach the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in the Alex Ovechkin era? Continue reading

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Capitals Fans Brought the Noise and Energy to Help their Team to a Game 6 Win

Photo: @jryon29 Trailing 3-2 on the brink of elimination, the Washington Capitals needed their fans to get behind them. From the drop of the puck at the opening face-off, to the T.J. Oshie goal in the second period, all the … 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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Don’t Stop Believing: This Capitals Team Proves They Have What it Takes to Go All the Way

Photo: NHL/Getty Images After dropping Games 3, 4, & 5 of the Eastern Conference Final, the Capitals responded with an absolutely dominant Game 6 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, and the effort and the results were not even close. … Continue reading

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