Tag: Capitals

April 21, 2017 Michael Bish No comments exist

  The Washington Capitals came into the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff as the favorites to win the Stanley Cup. The Capitals are known for dominating the regular season and ultimately coming up short in the playoffs. After losing back to back games in games two and three, it looked like the past was coming back…

April 12, 2017 Michael Bish No comments exist

Round 1 Preview: Capitals vs Maple Leafs The Washington Capitals are set up to make a strong run towards the Stanley Cup. They earned their second straight Presidents’ Trophy this year as they were the best regular season team. The regular season should be the last thing the Capitals worry about. From the start of…

February 23, 2017 Michael Bish No comments exist

Capitals look to stay hot as they face the Oilers. Edmonton Oilers (33-20-8) vs Washington Capitals (40-12-7) Coming off their dominating win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night, the Washington Capitals look to stay hot as they face the Edmonton Oilers tonight at 7:00 PM. This is only the second matchup between these two…

February 7, 2017 Michael Bish No comments exist

Capitals Rock The Red As They Defeat The Hurricanes 5-0 The Washington Capitals win their 10th straight at home and 37th overall as they dominated Tuesday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. Capitals got off to a fast start scoring two early goals in the first period. After a scoreless second period, the picked up two more…

November 13, 2016 No comments exist

The Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 5-1 Saturday night. Hurricanes Shower Goals: Washington struck first with a goal from forward Evgeny Kuznetsov at the 12:02 mark of the first period. Defenseman Dmitry Orlov relayed the puck to Kuznetsov on a break-away for the goal’s primary assist. After Kuznetsov’s goal, the Capitals’ offense went dormant….

November 12, 2016 No comments exist

The Washington Capitals defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in overtime Friday. With the win, Washington ended Chicago’s seven-game win streak. Overtime Winner Capitals forward Marcus Johansson scored the game-winning goal 2:20 into overtime. “[The Blackhawks] are very good in this building,” Washington head coach Barry Trotz said on the win, according to NHL.com. “They feed…

November 6, 2016 1 comment

The Washington Capitals extended their win streak to five games with a 4-2 victory over the Florida Panthers Saturday. Third Period The Capitals scored three unanswered goals in a five minute span in the third period. “We’re hard to beat when we’re playing fast,” Capitals forward T.J. Oshie told Comcast Sports Network. Captain Alex Ovechkin’s…

November 4, 2016 No comments exist

The Washington Capitals defeated the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 in overtime Thursday to win their fourth straight game. Game-winner Washington forward Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal 3:21 into overtime while the Capitals were on power play. Defenseman John Carlson and forward Nicklas Backstrom earned the assists on the play. Ovechkin’s goal was his 18th career…

October 27, 2016 No comments exist

The Washington Capitals dropped their second straight game Wednesday, losing 4-1 to the Edmonton Oilers. The matchup was a tale of two games. The first period featured evenly-matched defenses, whereas rapid offense was on display in the second and third periods. Neither team scored in the first period, and each killed two power plays. Wednesday…