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
Capitals NHL 

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are Stanley Cup champions

For the first time in seven years, the Pittsburgh Penguins are Stanley Cup champions. Pittsburgh had a fantastic run from the middle of the season to the final horn of the Stanley Cup Final and defeated the San Jose Sharks in six games. This is the fourth Stanley Cup in Penguins’ franchise history. Sidney Crosby was awarded the Conn Smythe... 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 cake 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
Capitals 

Orpik returns to Caps lineup for pivotal Game 6

The Washington Capitals penalty kill unit has done a stellar job against the high-powered Penguins power play unit. The Caps have allowed just goal to Pittsburgh with a man-advantage. Washington had an even bigger power play to kill off as veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik has missed the last three games due to a vicious his on Pens defenseman Olli Maatta.... Read More
Capitals 

Series tied at one a piece as it heads to Pittsburgh

This is the heavyweight fight hockey fans have been clamoring for since 2009. The Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have a ton of playoff history together, have both come out swinging. After two rounds, the heavyweight fight is all tied up with each team winning a game in the Verizon Center. The Capitals took Game 1, 4-3 in... Read More
Capitals NHL 

Caps, Pens square off in epic rematch in the Eastern Conference semifinals

When two superstar caliber players play in the same conference, one would expect to see them play one another in the playoffs numerous times. Well in the case of Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby, that has not happened as much as fans would like. In fact, the two superstars only squared off one time in an epic seven-game series which... Read More
Capitals NHL 

Capitals send Philadelphia flying out of the playoffs

The Capitals closed out their series against the Flyers 4-2 with a 1-0 shutout on Sunday, and will have the Pittsburgh Penguins waiting for them in the second round. The Penguins finished off the New York Rangers in five games in their first-round series. Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom was the only one to provide any scoring in the game,... Read More
Capitals NHL 

The quest for Lord Stanley’s Cup kicks off tonight

The long grind that is the 82-game regular season schedule is now finished and one of the best playoffs year after year are set to begin tonight. For the first time ever, a Canadian-based team will not be competing for Lord Stanley’s Cup. On the flipside, all three California-based teams qualified for the playoffs. Can the Capitals overcome past playoff... Read More
Capitals 

Niskanen nets game-winner, Caps defeat Pens 3-2

Time and time again this season, the Washington Capitals have given up at least the first goal of the game, often times having to dig themselves out of a hole. That was once again the case Tuesday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins, who scored the first two goals of the game. This time defenseman Matt Niskanen – who used to... Read More
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