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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Washington Capitalizes on Comeback

Heading into Tuesday’s Game 3 matchup with Columbus, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin made a promise: the Capitals would tie the series and head back to D.C. for Game 5. It was a necessity for Washington, who needed both wins to keep the series alive and shift the momentum in their favor. Ultimately, they got […]

Capitals’ Ovechkin Closes in on 50 as Focus Shifts to Playoffs

It’s happened before for Alex Ovechkin, who scored a hat-trick in the Washington Capitals 2015-16 season finale to hit the 50-goal mark. He has the chance to do it again Saturday when Washington closes out the regular season with a matchup against the New Jersey Devils. “Everything’s possible,” Ovechkin said. “Just hit the net, and […]

Capitals’ Oshie Regaining Rhythm as Playoffs Near

It was on his own bobblehead night at Capital One Arena that Washington Capitals winger T.J. Oshie found twine for the fourth time in four games, scoring on a quick pass from Lars Eller. As he skated to the bench, he celebrated in a similar fashion to his bobblehead, shaking his head around as he […]