The Capitals overcame adversity throughout the regular season, a trend which has followed them into the playoffs. They’re staring down the barrel of a Game 7 with a team that finished 17 points ahead of them in the regular season standings, but if previous records have any say in the process, the Caps shouldn’t have come this far anyways.
Joel Ward slammed home a rebound at 2:57 of overtime to give Washington a 2-1 victory over Boston on Wednesday night, sending the Capitals to the second round of the playoffs and ending the defending Stanley Cup champion Bruins’ hopes of a repeat.
Caps’ defenceman Karl Alzner discusses how early playoff exits in the past have helped this years team prepare for the long-haul.
The Washington Capitals skated for the final time this morning before tonight’s winner take all contest against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden.
Arlington, VA-Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals held one final full practice before they fly up to Boston this afternoon for the seventh and deciding game tomorrow against the Bruins at 7:30pm.
After Caps fans complained to the Junks on Monday about NBC’s possibly bias announcing crew, producer Matt Valdez put together a collection of the calls from Game 6 so the show could determine for themselves.
The Washington Capitals couldn’t close it out at home falling 4-3 to the Boston Bruins in overtime and will head back to Boston for a deciding game seven Wednesday.
Troy Brouwer scored on a power play with 1:27 left, giving the Capitals a 4-3 victory Saturday and a chance to eliminate the defending champions in Game 6 in Washington on Sunday.
The Washington Capitals held a full practice today a night after evening the series at two games a piece with a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins.
The Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 to tie the series at two games a piece as Braden Holtby stopped 44 shots in the win.