Capitals NHL 

Franchise record set in win over Avalanche

This week has been very kind to the Washington Capitals. On Monday night, the Caps clinched the Presidents’ Trophy, an award given to the team with the most points in the regular season. On Friday night, Washington recorded their 55th win of the season, a new franchise record, after defeating the Colorado Avalanche 4-2. This sandwiched a 2-1 loss in... Read More
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Caps start west coast trip by snapping Ducks’ 11-game win streak

The Anaheim Ducks came into Monday night’s contest against the Washington Capitals white-hot, winning a team-best 11 in a row. The Caps, who are in the midst of a four-game road trip including three out west, had other plans and halted the streak with a 2-1 victory in a shootout. The Ducks (37-19-9) streak ended in a low-scoring affair. The... 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
Capitals NHL 

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
Capitals NHL 

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
Capitals NHL 

Capitals off to best start since 2011-12 season

The Washington Capitals are perennial favorites to win the Stanley Cup, despite never actually winning the Cup. This year was no different and so far, so good. Washington is off to an 8-2 start, matching the best start in franchise history, doing so twice; once to start the 2011-12 season and once to start the 1991-92 season. The Caps have... Read More
NHL 

Best-of-Three for the Stanley Cup

What started off as a best-of-seven, then shifted to a best-of-five, is now a best-of-three to see who takes home Lord Stanley’s Cup. Each team was able to “steal” a game on the road. The pivotal Game 5 will be Saturday in Tampa Bay at 8 pm. Each game of the series has been decided by one goal, which has... Read More
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Stanley Cup knotted at one heading back to Chicago

For hockey fans, the Stanley Cup couldn’t have gone better, as each team was able to get a victory. The best-of-seven series is now a best-of-five series heading back to Chicago for Games 3 and 4. Game 1 got started with a Tampa Bay goal from Alex Killorn deflection into the net, 4:31 into the contest. The 1-0 lead would... Read More
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