Caps head coach Barry Trotz says he loves the leadership exhibited by Alex Ovechkin in guaranteeing a Game 7 win over the New York Rangers.
Alex Ovechkin on Capitals-Rangers Game 7: “We’re gonna play our game and we’re gonna come back and we’re gonna play Montreal or Tampa.”
Bryce Harper’s 2-game power surge doubled his HR production (10) and puts him on pace for 54 HR in 2015, nearly matching the 55 career HRs.
Alex Ovechkin labeled James Bond villain by Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show.
More than a dozen Nationals players were at Game 4 to cheer on the Capitals over the Rangers at Verizon Center.
Andre Burakovsky, who hasn’t had much to smile about this season, finally warmed up after scoring two goals in the biggest game of his life.
Rookie Andre Burakovsky scored his first two playoff goals and Braden Holtby saved a penalty shot, giving the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Anger has eaten previous Capitals coaches alive. Barry Trotz picks his moments carefully, and as a result, so do his players.
Jay Beagle’s decisive Game 3 goal may have been lucky, but being in the position to be lucky was a feat in and of itself.
The Capitals’ Game 3 win wasn’t solely because of Braden Holtby, says Alan May, who adds, anyone suggesting otherwise is “just being lazy.”