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.
Arlington, VA-The Southeast Division leading Capitals hope to build off their 4-0 win over the second place Florida Panthers last night as they host Southeast Division rival, the Winnipeg Jets, tomorrow night.
Washington, DC-The Caps get shut out for the first time this season as they fell to one of the worst teams in the NHL, the New York Islanders, 3-0 at Verizon Center.