April 26th, 2016 In Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Pittsburgh Penguins easily dispatched the New York Rangers in the first round of the playoffs winning four games and losing one. The Washington Capitals took slightly longer to beat the Philadelphia Flyers by winning four games and losing two. However, these teams could not be more evenly matched. For the Penguins, captain Sidney Crosby is...

April 24th, 2016 In Washington Capitals 0 comments

After dropping two straight decisions and letting their series lead drop 3-2, the Washington Capitals went into Wells Fargo Center with a completely different mentality. It was one that was more disciplined, as well as more aggressive, and it helped them finish off Philadelphia with a 1-0 win. Their play in Game 6 is just one of many reasons...

April 23rd, 2016 In Philadelphia Flyers, Top Stories, Washington Capitals 0 comments

Let's all think about this for a second. Until Wednesday of this past week, the President's Trophy-winning Washington Capitals were cruising in their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against a team that barely even made it into the postseason. All of a sudden, their opponent's goalie starts standing on his head and frustrates a Caps team...

April 22nd, 2016 In Advanced Stats, Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals 0 comments

After four games of unnecessary violence and an overdose of special teams play, the Washington Capitals now see themselves with a three games to one lead heading back to the nation's capital. On Friday, they will hope to finally put the series to bed against their hated rival Philadelphia Flyers. Surely, all will be talking about how penalties,...

April 20th, 2016 In News, Top Stories, Washington Capitals 0 comments

It's been a bit of a hectic ride for the Washington Capitals after a sensational 6-1 blowout win over the Flyers in Game 3. First off, Dmitry Orlov survived a bracelet thrown at him and a scary hit in Game 3, while Brooks Orpik sustained an upper-body injury in Game 3. The scariest moment came the morning after that intense game, when Braden...

April 18th, 2016 In Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals roster has depth, all the way down to their fourth line. As they look to make a deep run this postseason, every player is expected to step up. Right now, the Capitals are being led by two Swedish-born players. One is Nicklas Backstrom, and the other is a third-line winger who ended the season with 46 points. His name is...

April 17th, 2016 In Top Stories, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals are coming off one of their best seasons in franchise history, and now, they are taking that dominance that they had all season into the Stanley Cup Playoffs. On a loud Saturday night inside an electric Verizon Center, Washington took a commanding 2-0 series lead over the eighth-seed Philadelphia Flyers with a 4-1...

April 16th, 2016 In News, Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals 0 comments

This can't happen. Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason was having a very solid game -- even if he didn't see much rubber in the first period. He made some key saves and helped keep the Flyers in the game. They were pushing hard, putting 19 shots on net in the first. That's more than they accumulated in all of Game 1. Then Steve...

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