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Rangers Fans Have a Reason to Root for the Capitals

There is a very high chance that most readers who are here right now are fuming out of their ears after seeing the headline. The Washington Capitals are public enemy…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals, Henrik Lundqvist, Zdeno Chara, 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs


Capitals’ Playoff Forecast Is Certainly Murky

The Washington Capitals are set to open the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Saturday at Capital One Arena against the Boston Bruins, in their first postseason game in Chinatown, since…
Tags: Washington, Sport, Hockey, Chinatown, Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, Ilya Samsonov, Vitek Vanecek, Previews and Predictions, Capital One Arena, 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs


Bruins Have Options on 3rd & 4th Lines for Playoffs

The Boston Bruins’ top two forward lines are finally set and firing on all cylinders just in time for the 2021 Playoffs, where they will face the formidable Washington Capitals in…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, Jake DeBrusk, Nick Ritchie, Bruce Cassidy, Karson Kuhlman


Raffl's Late Goal Pushes Capitals Past Bruins, 2-1

Michael Raffl scored from a tight angle with 1.8 seconds remaining and the Washington Capitals beat the short-handed Boston Bruins 2-1 in the teams’ regular season finale.
Tags: Boston Bruins, Bruins, Washington Capitals, Michael Raffl


Capitals Prepare for Playoff Run With Ovechkin Set to Return

The Washington Capitals have one game remaining in the 2020-21 NHL regular season. The team locked up the second seed in the MassMutual East division, and they battled through a…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, NHL, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Ovechkin, Daniel Sprong, Previews and Predictions, T.J. Oshie, 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, MassMutual East


We Have Playoff Hockey This Saturday

NEW YORK (May 10, 2021) – The National Hockey League today announced the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round series between the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals will begin on Saturday, May 15 at 7:15 p.m. ET in Washington. Game 1 of the best-of-seven series between the MassMutual East Division rivals will be broadcast on NBC in the United States and on Sportsnet, CBC and TVA Sports in Canada. The complete 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round schedule will be announced in the coming day...
Tags: New York, Nbc, Washington, Sport, Canada, United States, National Hockey League, Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, TVA Sports, Sportsnet CBC, MassMutual East Division


Capitals’ Top Penalty-Minute Moments

While Wednesday’s game between the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers was a wild game by today’s NHL standards with both teams combining for 100 penalty minutes in the first…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, NHL, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals, Craig Berube, Scott Stevens, Hockey History, Capitals History


NHL News & Rumors: Rangers, Capitals, Maple Leafs, Kraken, More

In today’s NHL news and rumors rundown, the chaos that has come out of the Tom Wilson incident in Monday’s game between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals continues…
Tags: Sport, Top Stories, Hockey, NHL, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals, Toronto Maple Leafs, Frederik Andersen, Morgan Rielly, Tom Wilson, NHL News, Mark Messier, NHL Rumors, Seattle Kraken


Capitals' Tom Wilson leaves game against Rangers early with injury after first period brawls; fans speculate

Washington Capitals strongman Tom Wilson left Wednesday night’s game against the New York Rangers after a volatile first period that...
Tags: Rangers, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals, Tom Wilson


Top Stories this AM: Free money, maybe; Caitlyn Jenner's transportation hot take; Cyber Ninjas search for 'Chinese' paper

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here. What's going on today:Good news: If you were overpaid unemployment insurance, the Biden administration thinks you should be able to keep some. The Department of Labor issued guidance Wednesday that recommends states allow people to keep any overpayment they've received, as long as they didn't receive the payment through fr...
Tags: Asia, News, California, Newsletter, Trends, Gop, NHL, Biden, Nonhuman Rights Project, Doj, New York Rangers, Caitlyn Jenner, Jenner, Capitals, Washington Capitals, Tom Wilson


NHL News & Rumors: Jets, Capitals, Oilers, Canadiens, More

In today’s NHL news and rumors rundown could Winnipeg Jets’ head coach Paul Maurice be fired? Meanwhile, the Washington Capitals are rumored to be open to offers on No. 1…
Tags: Washington, Sport, Top Stories, Hockey, NHL, Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, Carolina Hurricanes, Winnipeg Jets, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Shea Weber, Paul Maurice, NHL News, NHL Rumors, Evan Bouchard


Capitals’ Wilson Avoids Suspension for Shenanigans Against Rangers

It’s less than 60 days since the last time I wrote about Tom Wilson and a suspension. Less than two months have passed since the last time Wilson was disciplined.…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Wilson, Washington Capitals, Tom Wilson, NHL Department of Player Safety


Rangers News & Rumors: Blueshirts Eliminated, Tom Wilson Incident, Artemi Panarin Injured

Well, despite the New York Rangers‘ best efforts to make the playoff push interesting, a 6-3 defeat at the hands of the Washington Capitals officially eliminated David Quinn’s group from…
Tags: Column, Sport, Hockey, Rangers news, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals, Artemi Panarin, Tom Wilson, David Quinn, News & Rumors


NHL News & Rumors: Capitals, Canucks, Oilers, Senators, More

In today’s NHL news and rumors rundown, the hockey world is shocked by news that Washington Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson was not suspended for his actions in Monday’s game. Many…
Tags: Sport, Top Stories, Hockey, NHL, Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, Ottawa Senators, Vancouver Canucks, Connor McDavid, Tom Wilson, Thomas Chabot, NHL News, Travis Green, NHL Rumors, Capitals Canucks Oilers


NHL fines Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson $5,000 for instigating massive brawl against New York Rangers

Washington Capitals forward Tom WIlson has a long history of disciplinary issues in the NHL. The league fined him $5,000 for his latest incident.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Washington, NHL, Usa Today, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals, Tom Wilson


Capitals Have Five Games to Fix Potential Playoff Problems

The Washington Capitals clinched a playoff berth last Thursday night after their overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Reaching the postseason early is relieving, even in defeat. However, when that…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins, Anthony Mantha, East Division, 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs


Capitals Have 6 Games to Decide on a Playoff Goaltender

With the Washington Capitals having officially clinched a Stanley Cup playoff berth with their overtime loss to Pittsburgh on Thursday night, and the MassMutual East Division’s four likely playoff qualifiers…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Pittsburgh, Washington Capitals, Ilya Samsonov, Vitek Vanecek, NHL Goaltending, Capitals Goaltending, 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs


Capitals Sweep 3 From the Islanders, Potentially Previewing Playoffs

The Washington Capitals defeated the New York Islanders 1-0 Tuesday night to complete an impressive three-game sweep to end their regular-season series. The Capitals have a 6-2 record against the…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, New York Islanders, Washington Capitals, Ilya Samsonov, Previews and Predictions, 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs


The Carolina Hurricanes Are In The Playoffs, Now The Expectations Are High

from Luke DeCock of the News & Observer, Because this team expected no less than this, and because it has indeed elevated its game from last season and the season before, this can’t be enough. Amid the disruption of last season and the stifling uncomfortability of the playoff bubble, there were times when it seemed like the Hurricanes were merely happy to be there, especially as the Boston series went sideways. There hasn’t been any of that this season, and there shouldn’t be any of t...
Tags: Boston, Sport, Dallas, Nashville, Washington Capitals, Central Division, Carolina Hurricanes, Luke DeCock, Alex Nedeljkovic, News Observer Because, Carolina Tampa Florida


Kings have advantage of health entering final stretch

As the Kings prepare for a sprint to the finish line, they have, among other advantages, something no other team in the NHL’s West Division boasts: a healthy roster. The Kings now have their full array of regulars and depth players as well. Meanwhile, Colorado is without star winger Mikko Rantanen, Vegas is missing mainstay Reilly Smith, Minnesota has no Nick Bjugstad, Arizona is sans Connor Garland and Carl Gunnarsson will not return for St. Louis this season. Meanwhile, the Kings have a fairly...
Tags: Minnesota, Colorado, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Kings, Detroit Red Wings, NHL, St Louis, Ducks, New York Islanders, Los-angeles-kings, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Washington Capitals


Capitals Need to Focus on Playoffs, Not Division Title

The Washington Capitals are heading into the home stretch with just 10 games left in the regular season and their playoff seeding up in the air. They could finish anywhere…
Tags: Washington, Sport, Hockey, Washington Capitals, East Division, 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs


Capitals vs. Islanders: Who Will Take Control of the East?

With only 10 games remaining in the 2020-21 NHL regular season, the Washington Capitals are slated to play their three most important games of the year in the next six…
Tags: Washington, Sport, Hockey, NHL, New York Islanders, Washington Capitals, East, Anthony Mantha, Previews and Predictions, East Division


NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs, Oilers, Capitals, Bruins, Jets, Flames…

In today’s NHL rumors rundown, why did the Washington Capitals decide to move on from Jakub Vrana? Meanwhile, was Anthony Mantha in the Detroit Red Wings’ doghouse? The Edmonton Oilers…
Tags: Sport, Top Stories, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, Calgary Flames, Boston Bruins, Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, Taylor Hall, Conor Garland, Anthony Mantha, Jakub Vrana, Derek Ryan


Islanders Need to Capitalize on the Road to End Season

The New York Islanders’ dazzling home record of 18-2-2 this season is a huge reason why they’re in a neck-and-neck battle with the Washington Capitals for first place in the…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Road, New York Islanders, Washington Capitals, Editor's Choice, Previews and Predictions, NHL Salary Cap, East Division


Capitals Trade Vrana After Several Chances to Shine

The 2021 NHL Trade Deadline ended with a bang, courtesy of Brian MacLellan. Shortly after trading for Philadelphia Flyers’ winger Michael Raffl, the Washington Capitals acquired Anthony Mantha from the…
Tags: Sport, Top Stories, Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals, NHL Trade Deadline, Michael Raffl, Anthony Mantha, Jakub Vrana, Brian MacLellan, Trade Deadline, Capitals Transactions, NHL Trade Analysis, 2021 NHL Trade Deadline


Red Wings Won the Anthony Mantha Trade

Since Anthony Mantha got off to a slow start this season, Red Wings fans have wondered whether or not this would be his last season in Detroit. Well, those fans…
Tags: Sport, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, Washington Capitals, Red Wings, Richard Panik, Anthony Mantha, Jakub Vrana, Trade Deadline, 2021 NHL Trade Deadline, Red Wings Won the Anthony Mantha Trade


No Cap Crunch for Capitals, Who Land Mantha at Deadline

The Washington Capitals have made a blockbuster deal to acquire Anthony Mantha from the Detroit Red Wings at the NHL's trade deadline.
Tags: Detroit Red Wings, NHL, Washington Capitals, Anthony Mantha, Mantha


Let’s Review

from Rory Boylen of Sportsnet, The 3:00 p.m. ET deadline has passed and the dust has settled on one of the stranger trade seasons in memory. Without the usual build up to the big day, with trades being completed a week or more out, the landscape was mostly quiet until this past weekend. The Lightning traded for David Savard on Saturday to get the ball rolling and then, late on Sunday, Toronto, Pittsburgh and Boston each made big moves. Deadline day itself started slow, but finishe...
Tags: Washington, Boston, Sport, NHL, Detroit, Washington Capitals, Anthony Mantha, David Savard, Toronto Pittsburgh, Rory Boylen


Capitals Finally Break Through Against Bruins

The Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins were supposed to keep things as expected in their season series. Fans who love offense would probably avoid the game and the ugliness would…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, Capitals Finally Break Through Against Bruins


Capitals Acquire Anthony Mantha from Red Wings

Almost 30 minutes after Monday’s trade deadline had passed, NHL Network’s Kevin Weekes dropped an absolute bomb: In all, the Detroit Red Wings acquired Jakub Vrana, Richard Panik, a 2021…
Tags: News, Sport, Top Stories, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, Washington Capitals, Red Wings, Richard Panik, Kevin Weekes, Anthony Mantha, NHL Network, Jakub Vrana, Trade Deadline, Jakub Vrana Richard Panik