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Reebok ZQuick 2.0 Flow Washington Capitals Shoe

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Via Capitals Outsider
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Capitals should acquire Phil Kessel

The Washington Capitals are looking to pair Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom with a top talent winger according to general manager Brian MacLellan, as Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post reports. MacLellan said a 1RW is "on the shopping list" and "is a priority…you'd like to have more stability there." — Alex Prewitt (@alex_prewitt) May 18, 2015 While Ovechkin played with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Police searching for man who stole glove off Islanders bench during last game at Nassau Coliseum

Long Island police are searching for a man they say stole a glove from the Islanders bench during Game 6 of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The matchup against the Washington Capitals turned out to be the team's final game at Nassau Coliseum. A photo has been released of the suspect, who is seen holding a beer bottle with a CCM glove in Islander blue and orange. He...
Via The Other Paper
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps Season in Review by the Numbers

Andre Burakovsky has been a pleasant surprise this season. (Caps Outsider) Several numbers stood out this season, whether they were a stat, a player’s jersey, or a dollar figure. Here are several notable ones. 10 This is Alex Ovechkin’s plus/minus. With advanced stats like Corsi and Fenwick, this stat can be overlooked. However, it’s notable because […]
Via Capitals Outsider
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lacking 'killer instinct,' Capitals head into offseason

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) While some Washington Capitals professed to not see a pattern in blown playoff series leads over the years or failures to reach the conference finals, forward Troy Brouwer wondered aloud Friday about a possible ''mental block.'' ''We've got to find a way to be able to get past this little hump of losing in the first or second round, and it starts with closing...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals fan beat his girl with a golf club because Caps couldn't beat the Rangers

Here’s the story via the Canadian Press, ” Police say a Washington Capitals fan apparently upset about his team’s elimination from the NHL playoffs is facing charges after two people were assaulted with a golf club. Barrie, Ont., police say officers responded early Thursday to a report of a man striking a woman with a tire iron and also hitting a passing car. Police say the...
Via Bob's Blitz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Stat proves the Capitals are the best at blowing two-game leads

Fans of the Washington Capitals aren’t going to want to hear or acknowledge this stat. The Capitals lost Game 7 to the New York Rangers after failing to close the series out with a two-game lead. If the two-game lead narrative sounds familiar, it’s because the Caps have blown quite a few two-game leads. WAS playoff heartache history goes on. Despite 1/3 fewer series than most...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Stepan goal gives Rangers Game 7 win

The New York Rangers are headed to the Eastern Conference final for the second straight season after defeating the Washington Capitals in Game 7 on Wednesday night. Rangers forward Derek Stepan scored on a rebound in overtime to give his team a 2-1 win and send the Madison Square Garden crowd into a frenzy. New York overcame a 3-1 series deficit in the conference semifinals for...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NY Rangers vs Washington Capitals Game 7 Betting Odds

NY Rangers vs. Washington Capitals Game 7 betting odds, courtesy of BetDSI.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin: We are going to come back and win the series

Alex Ovechkin is full of confidence despite his team losing its last two playoff games. The Washington Capitals lost Sunday to the New York Rangers in Game 6 4-3 to tie the series at three and force a Game 7. Game 7 will be played on Wednesday in New York, and Ovechkin thinks his team...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin guarantees Game 7 win for Capitals

With the series between Washington and New York tied at three games a piece, Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin made a bold statement guaranteeing the Caps would win the seventh and deciding game.  “We’re going to play our game and we’re going to come back and we’re going to play Montreal or Tampa,” Ovechkin told the media scrum. Here’s Barry Trotz on...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin Guarantees Game 7 Win Vs. Rangers (Video)

Alexander Ovechkin has never played in an Eastern Conference final, but he’s very confident it will happen this season. The Washington Capitals captain channeled his inner Mark Messier after losing Game 6 on Sunday night and guaranteed a win in Tuesday’s Game 7 at Madison Square Garden. Alex Ovechkin still confident: "The character of this group, it shows a lot. We gonna come...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bad weekend for Caps forces Game 7 in New York

The Washington Capitals entered the weekend with a commanding 3-1 series lead over the New York Rangers.  They would face New York in New York then come home to the friendly confines of the Verizon Center, if needed.  It was needed.  And one more. It was not a good weekend for the Washington Capitals.  On Friday night, the Caps had the game in had.  With under two minutes left...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Valiant third period effort not enough for the Washington Capitals

Game 6 between the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers was, in my opinion, the best game of the series so far. Throughout the entire game there was a sense of a must-win scenario. Of course, the Rangers needed to win game 6 to stay in the playoffs, but there was also pressure on the Caps to eliminate the Rangers and prevent a game 7. Both teams put forth a tremendous effort...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals look to send the Rangers packing

The Washington Capitals are one win away from knocking of the reigning Eastern Conference Champs and punching their ticket to the conference finals. But that current 3-1 lead hasn’t been a walk in the park for the Caps. In fact, each game of this series has been a nail-biting, one-goal game. There has been little […] The post Washington Capitals look to send the Rangers packing...
Via Along the Boards
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Rookie Andre Burakovsky Scores Memorable First Playoff Goal

Washington Capitals left wing Andre Burakovsky (65), from Austria, celebrates his game winning goal during the third period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs against the New York Rangers, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) The Washington Capitals used the 23rd overall pick in the 2013 NHL entry...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Killer B Line Stings the Rangers and Gives the Washington Capitals a Win in Game 4

Washington Capitals left wing Andre Burakovsky (65), from Austria, celebrates his game winning goal during the third period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs against the New York Rangers, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) The Washington Capitals have proven that they can win close games and beat...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby Playing Role Of MVP In Capitals’ Impressive Playoff Run

What’s the main difference between the 2015 Washington Capitals and the previous editions of the team that failed to meet playoff expectations since Alexander Ovechkin was drafted in 2004? Goaltending. Braden Holtby has been nothing short of brilliant in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs, so much so that he’s arguably the leading candidate for the Conn Smythe Trophy as postseason...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Burakovsky nets two, lift the Caps to a commanding 3-1 series lead

Rookie Andre Burakovsky scored his first career playoff goal last night.  And then another one.  That is all the Caps needed. Burakovsky’s goals, his first coming late in the second period and his second at the beginning of the final period, were enough to down the New York Rangers 2-1 and give Washington a commanding 3-1 series lead that heads back to Madison Square Garden in...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby helps the Washington Capitals take series lead

The Verizon Center was “Rocking the Red” once again and the home crowd certainly helped propel the Washington Capitals to a 1-0 victory against the New York Rangers. Braden Holtby was phenomenal Monday night in game three of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, posting his first shutout of this postseason and stopping all 30 shots that came his […] The post Braden Holtby helps...
Via Along the Boards
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Three things we’ve learned about the Capitals in round two

View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Capitals head back to D.C. tied with the New York Rangers at 1-1 in their best-of-seven series. The Caps come back in a good spot, having taken Game 1 is stunning fashion with a goal in the final seconds to win. And although they lost Game 2, they return […] The post Three things we’ve learned about the Capitals in round two appeared...
Via Along the Boards
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers head into the second round without Mats Zuccarello

The New York Rangers got excellent news heading into game one of the second round against the Washington Capitals, in that they will finally get Kevin Klein back in the lineup after missing the last 7 weeks (including the first round of the playoffs) with a broken arm sustained after blocking a shot against, coincidentally, Alex Ovechkin. This means that Matt Hunwick, who played...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Plays the Hero with Game-Winner in Game 7 vs. Islanders

“Game Seven” are the two most dreaded words for Washington Capitals fans. Monday’s game was 60 minutes of anxiety for those fans, especially after a scoreless first period, and a tied game at 1-1 late in the third. That anxiety was quickly subdued when young Russian Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the go-ahead goal with 7:18 remaining. Kuznetsov whipped around Islanders forward Fran...
Via KCM Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps advance to the second round, beat Isles 2-1

The Washington Capitals have put the Game 7 monkey on the back in the past.   The Capitals defeated the Islanders 2-1 in front of the Verizon Center faithful to win the series 4-3 and advance to the second round of the NHL Playoffs.  The Capitals will now face nemesis New York Rangers Evgeny Kuzetsov was the game 7 hero, scoring his third playoff goal at the 12:42 mark of the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan throws beer at Capitals players, hits Brooks Orpik in face (VIDEO)

The Washington Capitals emerged victorious and evened the series with the New York Islanders at two games apiece with a 2-1 overtime victory in Game 4 on Tuesday night. Nicklas Backstrom scored the game-winner, and Islanders fans weren’t happy about it. After the game, when postgame handshakes were taking place, one particular fan threw a beer at the Capitals players. It hit...
Via The Sports Daily
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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