I’m calling it. Time of death, 9:15 p.m. The playoff curse of Washington sports is over.
I know we’re already a game into the Stanley Cup Playoffs (due to deadlines, the results of Wednesday’s opener against the Rangers were not available), but the lessons from the regular season and last year’s heartbreaking opening series against the Flyers still have plenty of time to be applied.
Tuesday night’s road win over the Nashville Predators finally got the Washington Capitals off of their four-game losing streak, but the Capitals need to continue to improve in some areas in order to maintain or improve their position in the Eastern Conference Standings.
Now 52 games into the season, it’s safe to say that the Washington Capitals are a good team.
2008 was a wild ride for the Washington Capitals. And with the club currently boasting a franchise-best point total, 2009 is already looking like it will feature another frenzied spring.
Entering this season, most of the attention on the Washington Capitals focused on Caps wing Alex Ovechkin.
Washington Capitals Make Headway: Favored to Win the Southeast Division, D.C.’s Prospects Are Looking Up
At the beginning of last season, Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis declared that the team’s three-year rebuilding process was over and that the team’s quest for the playoffs had begun.
There’s too much going on in the sports world right now for me to spend all of my words on just one issue, so excuse me while I pursue the schizophrenic Splinters alternative this week.
Tuesday night’s Game Seven between the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals was the sort that lived up to every ounce of the mystique inherent in its name. It was the kind of marquee event where you spell “drama” by writing “OT” and “heartbreak” with a lonely “L.” And if you’re […]
Clad in red, rocking Mohawks and still buzzing about last Friday’s fantastic finish, one in which likely MVP Alex Ovechkin stole a Game One win off the sticks of the Philadelphia Flyers, the rejuvenated Caps fans were eager to see their equally reborn team continue their spate of success on […]