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...

April 13th, 2016 In Capitals History, Hockey History, Washington Capitals 0 comments

With an election coming up this year to decide the leader of the United States, it seems like the running narrative is that this country is more divided and indecisive on opinions every year. The same can be said for us predicting who should win the Stanley Cup every year because of hundreds of reasons. One of the two explanations that stand...

April 12th, 2016 In Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals have enjoyed the best season in franchise history, dominated the NHL, won the President's Trophy and broke all kinds of records. However, it will all count for zero if - as in past postseasons - the Capitals don't win the big prize. Is it finally time for Caps' fans to believe? The Capitals have made the playoffs for all...

April 10th, 2016 In Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The 2015-16 season is essentially over and the Eastern Conference playoffs, outside of the Islanders potentially moving into third place in the Metro, are set in stone. The NHL has two remaining regular season games this evening, both of which being make-up games that should have taken place earlier in the year. If the New York Islanders win,...

April 9th, 2016 In Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals 0 comments

There are two teams in the NHL's Eastern Conference that are very hot and could be headed for an appearance in the Stanley Cup Finals. Fans of the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins can make a legitimate case in believing that their team will be representing the East. However, there is a key that tilts the scales in favor of the Caps,...

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