Caps see win streak snapped, lose 4-3 to Canadiens

Most nights this season, Braden Holtby has proved why he is the best goalie in the league. However, Wednesday night against the Montreal Canadiens was not one of those nights as Holtby and the Capitals came up on the wrong side of a 4-3 score. Holtby got pulled in favor of Philipp Grubauer early into the second period after giving… Read More
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Capitals extend win streak to four games, defeat Coyotes 3-2

The talk all season long has been whether or not the season that was had in 1995-96. No, this isn’t about the Golden State Warriors pursuit of besting the 72-10 record set by the 95-96 Chicago Bulls. Instead this is about the Washington Capitals pursuit of besting the 62-win mark set by the Detroit Red Wings in 95-96. The Caps… Read More

Caps grind out win in potential Stanley Cup preview

The Washington Capitals aren’t going to blow every team out of the water nor will they have their starting goaltender, Braden Holtby, in net every night. That was the case on Tuesday night when the Caps, led by backup goalie Philipp Grubauer, defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 at home in the Verizon Center. The win hikes Washington’s record to… Read More
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The Washington Capitals are the real deal

There is a connotation about the Washington Capitals that no matter what they do in the regular season, they seem to fall short in the postseason. This year the Capitals have the most wins through the first 52-games in the last 70 years with a record of 39-9-4, yet there is still skepticism of whether or not this team is… Read More

Williams’ hat trick leads Capitals to 12th straight home win

The Washington Capitals went 2-1-0 this week, capped off with a 5-2 victory over divisional foe the New York Rangers. The win was Washington’s 12th consecutive home victory and comes off a 4-1 loss in Buffalo to the Sabers the night prior. The Caps defeated the Vancouver Canucks last Thursday by a score of 4-1. Washington has the best record… Read More

Ovechkin nets goal No. 500, Capitals keep rolling

It was only a matter of time and Sunday night was that time for Alex Ovechkin as he scored career goal No. 500. He did so at home in the Verizon Center against the Ottawa Senators on a top-shelf wrist shot. This is coming off the heels of him scoring the game-winning goal (his 499th) in overtime a night prior… Read More

Capitals send three players, coach to NHL All-Star Game

On Wednesday, the NHL announced the rosters for the 2016 All-Star Game, which will be played on January 31 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, home of the Predators. The Washington Capitals will send three players and their head coach to All-Star Weekend. The NHL decided to switch the format up this year with the All-Star Game. Instead of… Read More
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Mark this date down, history made as the “trifecta” is achieved in D.C.

December 26, 2015 is now a special day in the arena that is Washington, D.C. sports. Well professional sports that is, for the first time in 3o-plus years three teams in the Nation’s capital accomplished a feat that had only been done once before.  1983 was the year, December was the month, and the day was the 17th. Let’s compare… Read More
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Caps are on a different level, win 7th straight

Prior to the holidays, Washington was on it’s second six game win streak of this season. After four days off, their was some concern on if they’d be able to retain that high level of play as they returned to the ice. Montreal was on the opposite end of the spectrum, struggling, they’d hope to come out of the break… Read More
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Power Play fuels Caps in win over Lightning

The Washington Capitals just continue to win, they got their fourth consecutive victory in a row last night at home over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Washington’s done it with one of the more potent attacks in the league, their power play was on fire last night, accounting for three of their four goals on the night. As Alexander Ovechkin continues… Read More
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