The Washington Capitals have now endured six consecutive Stanley Cup playoff appearances resulting in failure to get past the second round, three of which ended in failure to escape the first round, and as 106.7 The Fan’s Caps beat reporter Sky Kerstein said, “something needs to change.”
It’s not all going smoothly, but as long as Ovechkin, Backstrom and Green are going strong, the Caps are on course to win their fifth Southeast title in six years.
It was second time lucky for Mike Green, and the Washington Capitals are suddenly showing signs of making a legitimate late-season charge up the Eastern Conference standings.
The Washington Capitals signed Mike Green to a new three-year contract on Monday. Shortly thereafter he joined LaVar Arrington and Chad Dukes on 106.7 The Fan to talk about his return.
The Capitals announced they’ve re-signed defenseman Mike Green to a three-year, 18.25 million dollar contract.
Dale Hunter won’t be back with the Capitals next season as the players spoke about losing their head coach and where the team will go from here.
Arlington, VA-Jay Beagle didn’t practice today as the Caps prepare to head to New York this afternoon for the deciding game seven tomorrow against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.
For the second series in a row, the Caps came up big with a game four win, 3-2 over the New York Rangers, and now head back to New York for game five all tied at two games a piece.
The Caps limited the Rangers to fourteen shots on goal, which on a normal night would be good. Today wasn’t normal as the Rangers put three by Braden Holtby, two in the third, to come away with a 3-1 Eastern Conference Semifinals game one win over the Caps.
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.