Capitals NHL 

The most important game in the Ovechkin era

Do or die. Win or go home. Ovechkin versus Crosby. Capitals versus Penguins. The two best words in all of sports: Game 7. On Wednesday night, the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will square off in a Game 7 to determine who advances to the Eastern Conference Finals. For the Caps, this is the most important game in the Alexander… Read More
NHL 

A pair of superstar defensemen get swapped in blockbuster trade

On Wednesday afternoon, Nashville Predators general manager David Poile and Montreal Canadians general manager Marc Bergevin swapped a pair of All-Star defensemen. The Preds sent captain Shea Weber to Montreal for fan-favorite P.K. Subban. The deal comes two days shy of NHL free agency opening up and days after the Habs traded for center Andrew Shaw, formerly of the Chicago… Read More
NHL 

The Stanley Cup can be hoisted tonight in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Penguins are on the verge of winning the Stanley Cup for the fourth time in franchise history and can do so tonight on home ice. The icing on the cakeĀ is the fact that the Penguins can become the first Pittsburgh team to win a championship in the “Burgh” since Bill Mazeroski hit a walk-off home run to win… Read More
Capitals 

Early playoff exit a familiar theme for Washington

Another year in the Alex Ovechkin era, another postseason wasted. The Washington Capitals were eliminated in the second round at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games. Since drafting Ovechkin No. 1 overall in 2004, the Caps have made the playoffs eight times and have not advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals. Washington entered the postseason as the… Read More