The Capitals Won’t Let Their Game 7 History Shake Their Confidence

The Capitals Won’t Let Their Game 7 History Shake Their Confidence

WASHINGTON — The Washington Capitals stored their season alive Monday night time. But now they’re going through a take a look at they’ve usually failed: Game 7. A Three-Zero victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals tied the sequence at three video games apiece. Game 7 is Wednesday […]

N.H.L. Playoffs: Capitals Force Game 7 With Win Over Lightning

N.H.L. Playoffs: Capitals Force Game 7 With Win Over Lightning

WASHINGTON — T. J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly scored, Braden Holtby stopped all 24 photographs he confronted, and the Washington Capitals beat up the Tampa Bay Lightning, Three-Zero, on Monday night time, night up the Eastern Conference finals and forcing a deciding Game 7. Alex Ovechkin, Tom Wilson and Brooks Orpik led the cost, throwing […]

Lightning Need One More Win to Eliminate the Capitals

Lightning Need One More Win to Eliminate the Capitals

TAMPA, Fla. — Cedric Paquette scored within the opening minute and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 28 pictures to assist the Tampa Bay Lightning maintain off the Washington Capitals, Three-2, on Saturday night time in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. Ondrej Palat and Ryan Callahan additionally scored as the house crew gained for the primary […]

N.H.L. Playoffs: Lightning Gets Past Capitals Despite a Drought

N.H.L. Playoffs: Lightning Gets Past Capitals Despite a Drought

Lightning Four, Capitals 2 | Series is tied, 2-2 The Lightning’s Alex Killorn scored the go-ahead purpose within the third interval.CreditPatrick Smith/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about eight minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equal of greater than a interval with out […]

Lightning Lean on Their Stars to Strike Back Against the Capitals

Lightning Lean on Their Stars to Strike Back Against the Capitals

WASHINGTON — Down, two video games to none, within the N.H.L.’s Eastern Conference finals after shedding twice at house, the Tampa Bay Lightning acquired a carry from three All-Stars. Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and Victor Hedman mixed for 3 objectives and 4 assists on Tuesday evening, sparking the Lightning to a Four-2 victory in Game […]

N.H.L. Playoffs: Capitals Fall at Home to Lightning

N.H.L. Playoffs: Capitals Fall at Home to Lightning

Lightning Four, Capitals 2 | Capitals lead collection, 2-1 Tyler Johnson (9) of the Lightning on the lookout for the puck in opposition to Brett Connolly in entrance of goalie Braden Holtby in Washington on Tuesday.CreditPatrick Smith/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Victor Hedman scored his first objective of the playoffs and added two assists, and Andrei […]

N.H.L. Playoffs: Capitals Trounce Lightning to Build 2-0 Series Lead

N.H.L. Playoffs: Capitals Trounce Lightning to Build 2-Zero Series Lead

TAMPA, Fla. — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals overcame a significant hurdle by reaching the Eastern Conference closing. Just like that, they’re in a full-on dash towards the end. The Capitals scored within the opening minute of the sport and twice within the final 1:02 of the second interval Sunday evening to tug away […]

N.H.L. Eastern Conference Finals: Has the Capitals’ Time Finally Come?

N.H.L. Eastern Conference Finals: Has the Capitals’ Time Finally Come?

Center Nicklas Backstrom performed a robust collection earlier than sustaining a hand damage in Game 5 and lacking Game 6, leaving his standing for Game 1 of the convention finals in query. Forward Tom Wilson will return from a three-game suspension for Game 1. After a rocky stretch, goalie Braden Holtby began and completed all […]

Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals Remove a ‘Skeleton in the Closet’

Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals Remove a ‘Skeleton in the Closet’

PITTSBURGH — Alex Ovechkin, wrapped in two towels as he talked to reporters at his locker Monday evening, had pulled a pink baseball cap over his matted hair — however not to this point down that the cap may cowl grey hair blooming at his temples. Ovechkin has been within the N.H.L. for 13 years, […]

N.H.L. Playoffs: Capitals Eliminate Penguins, for a Change

N.H.L. Playoffs: Capitals Eliminate Penguins, for a Change

PITTSBURGH — Evgeny Kuznetsov’s breakaway purpose in extra time gave the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 on Monday evening, and a berth within the Eastern Conference finals for the primary time in 20 years. Kuznetsov took a lead cross from Alex Ovechkin and tucked the puck beneath Matt […]