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 NHL 

Catching up on the NHL Playoffs

The regular season standings don’t mean anything when it comes playoff time.  If you underestimate the competition you can be bounced out of the postseason.  There are going to be no easy outs in the second round.  No team rolling over.  There will be no sweeps this round.  If you want to advance into the Conference Finals you’re going to... 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
NHL 

Sharks Hit Rock Bottom

The San Jose Sharks truly outdid themselves last night. Choking in the playoffs is nothing new for the Sharks, who have made the playoffs for ten consecutive years (the second-longest streak in the league). They have made the Conference Finals three times during that stretch (the most over that span), yet have failed to make an appearance in the Cup... Read More
NHL 

Crease to Crease

Welcome back to another edition of Crease to Crease! This is a weekly series that Chuckie Maggio and Eddie McDonald collaborate on to provide their analysis of the past week in the National Hockey League. They talk about teams, players, moments of the week as well as what to look for in the week coming up. Team of the Week... Read More
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