Stanley Cup Could Make Up For Washington's Playoff FailuresAs checkered playoff histories go, the Capitals have not been around nearly as long as some NHL teams. But the track is still long and sad.
Capitals Have Nearly Shot-Blocked Their Way To The Stanley CupThe Capitals are one win from blocking their way to the Stanley Cup. They've gotten in front of almost a third of the shots from Vegas, taking a 3-1 series lead into Game 5 on Thursday.
Golden Knights Must Play Better For Fleury, Or Lose It AllVegas needs Marc-Andre Fleury to be better, and his teammates need to improve in front of him in Game 5 on Thursday, or they will watch their opponents celebrate a championship.
Capitals Take 3-1 Series Lead After Routing Golden KnightsThe Capitals are on the verge of capturing the first title in their 43rd season after routing the Golden Knights by a score of 6-2 on Monday night to take a commanding 3-1 series lead.
NHL Defensemen Still Have Value In Stanley Cup FinalAs the NHL shifts toward speed and skill, and away from size and physicality, defensemen like Brooks Orpik and Deryk Engelland are becoming rare species in hockey.
Stars Add Todd Nelson As First Assistant For New Head CoachStars coach Jim Montgomery has added his first new assistant. Todd Nelson, who spent the last three seasons as head coach for Grand Rapids in the AHL, was named a Stars assistant on Thursday.
Capitals Beat Golden Knights To Even Stanley Cup Final 1-1Washington goalie Braden Holtby made a save that will go down in Capitals history as the key to a 3-2 win over the Golden Knights on Wednesday night.
Vegas Heat Has Ice Melting To Slush In Stanley Cup FinalWith sizzling heat outside and a frenzied crowd inside, T-Mobile Arena's ice melted into an inconsistent playing surface for the Golden Knights and the Capitals in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.