Which Capitals Miss Out on the Cup?

It took the Washington Capitals just five games to end the cinderella story that was the Vegas Golden Knights’ inaugural season. After playing into the Stanley Cup Final, the Golden Knights were defeated at the hands of the Caps who won four straight games to capture their first Stanley Cup in franchise history. As Louise […]

44 Years Later, Capitals Hoist the Cup

It was the moment Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin had been waiting 13 years for. He hadn’t stopped screaming since the final horn sounded to end Game 5; his excitement continued to spill over as he accepted the Conn Smythe. But the true moment didn’t hit for him, the team or for the thousands fans watching […]

Golden Knights Robbed of Tying Goal, Lose Physical Game 2

Any NHL team would tell you that it is incredibly difficult to make it all the way to the Stanley Cup Final without acquiring a hint of luck. The Golden Knights of Vegas, settled in a city where luck can build fortunes or bust dreams in a heartbeat, have relished in the narrative that destiny […]

Capitals Head to Vegas With DC Behind Them

The Washington Capitals were lacing up their skates and preparing for their first practice since advancing to their first Stanley Cup Final in 20 years Wednesday when they felt the locker room begin to sway to the rhythm of “Let’s go Caps” cheers and pure screams and roaring applause. “We can all hear it from […]

Cup Final for the Capitals, Finally

Despite the fact that the Washington Capitals went to war in a historic Game 7 against the Lightning in Tampa Bay, Capital One Arena was still filled to the brim. Thousands of fans attended a live viewing party of the playoff match, hands clasped together and biting fingernails. But, an applause came with each goal […]

Top 10 NHL Legends Who Never Hoisted Lord Stanley’s Cup

If you ask any young hockey player what they want, more than anything, their answer will likely be to win the Stanley Cup. Precious few have the chance to play a game in the NHL, and even fewer get the chance to hoist the greatest trophy in sports. Many NHL players have had illustrious careers. They […]

Capitals Look to Shock Lightning

As Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the Game 6 overtime winner against Pittsburgh Monday, Alex Ovechkin looked to the rafters and let out a sigh of relief. The Capitals finally did it, exorcising the demons of the past and finally advancing to the Conference Final for the first time in 20 years. “It feels good,” captain Alex […]

Fleury the Conn Smythe Favorite

Last season at this time Marc-Andre Fleury was in the same spot. Two rounds complete in the Stanley Cup playoffs, eight wins down and eight to go, and Fleury was the odds-on favorite to take home the Conn Smythe Trophy. But that was in Pittsburgh. He was eventually replaced in net and the Penguins went […]

NHL Elite: Consistent Point-Per-Game Players

This season, Russian superstars Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin joined a rare group of players who have averaged a point-per-game played (P/GP) or better for at least 10 seasons. They join Jaromir Jagr and Sidney Crosby as the only active players to do so. Jagr has 13 such seasons while Crosby has 11. I chose […]