Joel Ward stole the repeat out of the Bruins’ grip Wednesday night, but it was followed by an overshadowing of racial epithets. However, it wasn’t too long ago that Washington D.C. could be accused of a similar affliction.
Jason Chimera called in to speak with Holden Kushner and Danny Rouhier today, and discussed the vitriolic, vicious Twitter response by some Boston fans to Joel Ward’s game-winning goal, among other things.
Just a few months ago, it seemed D.C. sports couldn’t get any worse, and drastically under-delivering on expectations, the Caps seemed to have made Dale Hunter’s return to the franchise a career fatality…until the Stanley Cups Playoffs happened. A gutsy 7-game series win over the defending champs, scoring only 1 more goal than their competitors shows the Caps may finally be what we’d expected for this group for years now.
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.
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.
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.
Arlington, VA-The Capitals prepare for a huge game tomorrow hosting the Buffalo Sabres with playoff implications on the line.
Arlington, VA-New father Keith Aucoin is ready to go tonight as the Capitals host the New Jersey Devils as they look for their fourth win in a row.
Arlington, VA-Mike Knuble & Roman Hamrlik practiced this morning before the 3pm NHL trade deadline today and all the healthy Caps were accounted for on the ice
Arlington, VA-Mike Knuble is a healthy scratch for the third game in a row as the Caps host the San Jose Sharks for a 7:30 start.
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