Tag Archives: Tampa Bay Lightning

Top 10 Capitals Rivalries

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As it appears that the Carolina Hurricanes have been included among the top rivals of the Washington Capitals after beating the reigning Stanley Cup Champions in seven games in the First Round of the 2019 Stanley … Continue reading

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Checking In With Old Friends: Philipp Grubauer Is Taking the Colorado Avalanche to the Second Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Former Washington Capitals netminder Philipp Grubauer is taking the Colorado Avalanche further into the postseason. Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh Penguins Swept In First Round; Islanders Get Winner of Capitals-Hurricanes Series in Round 2

Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images The New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 3-1 at PPG Paints Arena to finish their four-game sweep on Tuesday night. Earlier in the evening, the Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off … Continue reading

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Playoff Drama: Early Storylines Through the First Couple of Playoff Games

After two games of each playoff series, the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are looking a bit unpredictable. Continue reading

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Lightning, Penguins Find Themselves In Early 0-2 Holes

Photo: Jackets Cannon The Tampa Bay Lightning, who tied the NHL record with 62 wins in the regular season, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have won two of the past three Stanley Cups, were among favorites to advance far in … Continue reading

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2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Primer

The 2019 NHL Playoffs begin on April 10. Continue reading

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What A Rush! Capitals’ Line Rush of the Game: A Deke From Dima Leads to A Deuce for Backstrom!

Photo: @Capitals In a game that saw the Capitals score six goals en route to a 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, there were no doubt a multitude of line rushes for us to choose from for the Capitals’ … Continue reading

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Capitals Alex Ovechkin Scores 50th Goal of Season; Moves Up NHL Record Books…Again

Photo: NHL via Getty Images After what seemed like an eternity, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin notched his 50th goal of the 2018-19 season at the 14:35 mark of the third period of play against the Tampa Bay Lightning, adding another … Continue reading

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Capitals Roar Out Of The Gates, Down Lightning, 6-3; T.J. Oshie, Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin Score Two Each

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals beat the Presidents Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 6-3 on Saturday night at Amalie Arena for their fourth straight win. The win extended the Capitals’ lead to three points​ in the Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Scores 20th Goal of Season Against Tampa Bay Lightning, Moves Into Eighth Place In Points For Swedish-born Players

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images Known primarily for his exceptional assist totals, Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom scored his 20th goal of the 2018-19 season (his fourth consecutive 20-goal campaign) in the first period of the Capitals’ March 30, 2019 matchup … Continue reading

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