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Caps offense explodes in game two; lead series 2-0

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Heading into game two, the Capitals were looking for a repeat performance; while the Lightning were looking for the complete opposite of game one‘s showing. Tom Wilson scored 28 seconds into the Mother’s Day contest to give the Caps an early 1-0 lead. Wilson’s goal was assisted by Matt Niskanen and Evgeny Kuznetsov. After Wilson’s […]

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Capitals dominate game one to steal home-ice

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Playing in the conference finals for the first time in 20 years, the Capitals wasted no time in seizing the opportunity. Michal Kempny scored 7:28 into the first period to open up the scoring in this series. The goal was Kempny first career playoff goal; and assisted by Capitals hero Evgeny Kuznetsov and John Carlson. […]

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Kuznetsov’s OT winner ends the curse

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THE CURSE IS OVER. THE STREAK IS OVER. THE WASHINGTON CAPITALS ARE IN THE EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS. Leading into Monday night’s game 6, Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov had already scored six goals in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs; only second on the team to Alex Ovechkin. Game 6 was the first of the series to […]

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Caps Fall In Shootout For Third Straight Loss

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The Tampa Bay Lightning earned a 2-1 win over the Capitals Saturday night but needed a four-round shootout to defeat Washington. The Shootout: Once the five-minute overtime period ended, still tied at one, the game entered a tiebreaker. Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov struck first in the shootout, deking Lightning goalie Ben Bishop. Tampa Bay rookie Brayden Point immediately […]