Tag: NHL

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…

January 14, 2017 No comments exist

The Washington Capitals shut out the Chicago Blackhawks 6-0 Friday night to earn their eighth straight win. Holtby Shines Again: Washington goalie Braden Holtby saved all 24 shots dealt to him to earn his league-leading sixth shutout of the season. “This team seems to play better against good teams for some reason,” Holtby said, according…

January 11, 2017 Jacob Holmes No comments exist

Overview: On Wednesday, the Washington Capitals will host the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins enter the game 26-8-5, which puts them in second place in the Metropolitan Division. Ranking first in goals per game and fourth in power-play scoring percentage, the Penguins, as always, will put up a fight against the…

January 10, 2017 No comments exist

MONTREAL The Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 Monday night to win their sixth straight game. Ovechkin Chases History: Washington captain Alex Ovechkin scored a goal and earned two assists on the night to bring his career point total to 999. Ovechkin’s goal was the 544th of his career, tying him with Canadiens legend…

January 8, 2017 No comments exist

The Washington Capitals shut out the Ottawa Senators 1-0 Saturday night to earn their fifth straight win. Backstrom Makes History: Washington alternate captain Nicklas Backstrom earned the 500th assist of his career from the game’s only goal. “He’s pretty elite and real special,” Capitals head coach Barry Trotz said, according to The Washington Post. “……