Pause, Press Play; Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals6-3-3Vitek Vanecek3.17 / .903Pittsburgh Penguins6-5-1Tristan Jarry3.95 / .857Predicted Goaltenders The Washington Capitals are again looking to end a losing streak, and to hand Pittsburgh their first at-home loss of the season (4-0-0). This time it’s a three-game, season-high winless streak the Caps are hoping to halt. Washington has five losses in their … Continue reading Pause, Press Play; Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins

*POSTPONED* Sometimes You Gotta Fall Before You Fly; Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals6-3-3Vitek Vanecek3.17 / .903Philadelphia Flyers8-3-2Brian Elliott 2.19 / .929Predicted Goaltenders The Washington Capitals are again looking to end a losing streak, and to stifle Philadelphia's aggressive offense. This time its a three-game, season-high winless streak the Caps are hoping to halt. Washington has now lost five consecutive games against the Flyers. It … Continue reading *POSTPONED* Sometimes You Gotta Fall Before You Fly; Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers

Capitals Give Up Three To Laughton, Fall to Flyers by a Score of 7-4 to Drop 3rd Straight Game

  Record Goaltender GAA / SV% Washington Capitals 6-3-3 Craig Anderson 5.45 / .750 Philadelphia Flyers 8-3-2 Carter Hart 4.00 / .892 TLDR: Ovechkin tallied two, top line scores a combined 11 points, and Capitals kill off a four-minute penalty, but still fall to Flyers in regulation, 7-4. Scott Laughton tallied his first career hat-trick. … Continue reading Capitals Give Up Three To Laughton, Fall to Flyers by a Score of 7-4 to Drop 3rd Straight Game

*UPDATED* Super Bowl Sunday Scuffle; Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals6-2-3Vitek Vanecek2.95 / .911Philadelphia Flyers7-3-2Brian Elliott2.22 / .932Predicted Goaltenders The Capitals look to end a two-game losing skid against the Philadelphia Flyers at high-noon this coming Super Bowl Sunday. The Flyers too are hoping to do the same. In their 27 previous SBS appearances, Washington has put up a 17-9-1 record. In … Continue reading *UPDATED* Super Bowl Sunday Scuffle; Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers

Blinding City Lights; Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers

RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals6-1-3Vitek Vanecek2.78 / .918New York Rangers3-4-2Igor Shestyorkin2.73 / .894Predicted Goaltender After taking 9 of 12 possible points through six home games, and 15 of a possible 20 over their first 10 games, the Capitals are back on the road for one game to take on the New York Rangers. Although the Caps … Continue reading Blinding City Lights; Washington Capitals vs New York Rangers

*UPDATED* Finishing Strong; Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins

RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals6-0-3Vitek Vanecek2.78 / .918Boston Bruins5-1-2Jaroslav Halak1.30 / .938Predicted Goaltenders The Washington Capitals are looking to finish their six-game homestand with a 4th straight win to take 11 of 12 possible points. Heading into Monday night’s matchup, the Caps are 6-0-3 in their first nine, thus extending their franchise record for longest point … Continue reading *UPDATED* Finishing Strong; Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins

Ovechkin Scores 28 Seconds into Overtime to Defeat Bruins, 4-3

RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals6-0-3Vitek Vanecek3.00 / .930Boston Bruins5-1-2Tuukka Rask4.00 / .826 TLDR: Backstrom scores 5th of the season, and van Riemsdyk and Panik their first. After scoring three, the Caps would then allow three to force overtime. Just 28 seconds into the 3-on-3, Alex Ovechkin scored his 24th overtime goal to take down the Bruins, … Continue reading Ovechkin Scores 28 Seconds into Overtime to Defeat Bruins, 4-3

*UPDATED* Double-Crossed; Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins

RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals5-0-3Vitek Vanecek2.70 / .918Boston Bruins4-1-1Tuukka Rask2.13 / .905 The Washington Capitals improved their record to 5-0-3 after sweeping the Islanders in their two-game series at home. Now, the Caps and Zdeno Chara are hoping to do the same against the Boston Bruins. Washington is 5-0-3 through their first eight games, which marks … Continue reading *UPDATED* Double-Crossed; Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins

Adversity; Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders

RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals4-0-3Vitek Vanecek2.00 / .941New York Islanders3-3-0Semyon Varlamov3.05 / .919 The Washington Capitals are hoping to build off their success in their 2nd of eight games against the New York Islanders. Despite no Tom Wilson, and losing Nicklas Backstrom and Lars Eller in-game, the Caps have rallied around those key players to take … Continue reading Adversity; Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders

Old Friends, New Rivalries; Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders

RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals3-0-3Vitek Vanecek2.77 / .938New York Islanders3-2-0Semyon Varlamov0.33 / .988Predicted Goaltenders Finally, the Washington Capitals play a New York team that isn’t the Sabres. But it is Barry Trotz and the Islanders, who are 3-2-0 through five games, and have absolutely decimated the Capitals over the last couple years. Washington has just one … Continue reading Old Friends, New Rivalries; Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders