Darcy Kuemper

Washington Capitals

Examining the Capitals’ Playoff Defeat

The Washington Capitals have officially begun their offseason after being swept by the New York Rangers in the first round of the 2024 Stanley Cup Finals. What caused the Capitals to fizzle out after barely sneaking into the playoffs? Here’s the rundown: Special Teams The biggest killer for the Washington Capitals in the playoffs was […]

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Opinion: Rangers Should Make Quick Work of the Capitals

When it comes to the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals taking on each other in the Stanley Cup playoffs, their bouts seem to go the distance. In 2009 (Capitals won), 2012 (Rangers won), 2013 (Rangers won), and 2015 (Rangers won), the series between the Blueshirts and Capitals went the distance. They were all […]

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Recapping the Capitals (Mediocre) Roadie

The Washington Capitals embarked on a West Coast road trip that spanned five games– San Jose, LA, Anaheim, Las Vegas, and Arizona. It was expected that this road trip would be a season-defining series of games, but after a disappointing performance out West, the Capitals organization and fans alike should hope that it is not […]

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Same Old Capitals

The Washington Capitals started the 2023-2024 NHL season on Friday, painting themselves as none other than the “Washington Flop-itals” that fans in red know all too well. With a shutout loss (4-0) against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Capital One Arena, the Capitals left their fanbase wondering, “What just happened?!” Washington had been flaunting new head […]

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ECHL: History of the Orlando Solar Bears

In a state with palm trees, beaches, and popular theme parks, ice hockey has made itself popular. If you were to ask someone to name hockey states, I’m sure Florida would not be named first. To most’s surprise, Orlando has played host to hockey for many years. Solar Bears hockey adds to the sports culture […]

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NHL: Stanley Cup Playoff Western Conference Preview with our expert picks

It is that time of year again. The one all hockey fans wait for. It’s Stanley Cup playoff time! Let’s take a look at the matchups schedules and our staff picks for the first round. First up is the Western Conference. (1) Colorado Avalanche 51-24-7, 109 points vs. (WC1) Seattle Kraken 46-28-8, 100 points The […]

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Capitals’ Season Ends in Overtime

The Washington Capitals 2022-2023 season lasted five minutes and 34 seconds longer than anticipated. After losing a 3-goal lead in their 82nd game, the Capitals lost 5-4 to the New Jersey Devils in overtime Thursday night. Both Tom Wilson and Dylan Strome continued their respective point streaks. Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin also appeared on […]

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Capitals Split Final Back-to-Back

The Washington Capitals looked like a team with playoff potential Monday and Tuesday nights. Though the team was eliminated from postseason play on April 4, they managed to split games between two superior teams on consecutive nights. Three quick goals carried the Capitals to victory Monday against the New York Islanders, who hold the first […]

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Montreal Canadiens forward Joel Armia takes a knee during warmups before the Canadiens' April 6 game against the Washington Capitals. This was the Canadiens' Pride Night game.

Joel Armia Powers Canadiens Past Capitals

The goal celebration for Nicklas Backstrom’s sixth power-play goal of the season was subdued. In the Washington Capitals’ first game since being eliminated from the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoff, the team looked like it was mentally already in the offseason. Washington lost 6-2 to the Montreal Canadiens, the second-lowest-ranked team in the Eastern Conference. Joel […]

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Washington Capitals goaltender Darcy Kuemper, right, looks at the play as Jesper Boqvist controls the puck for the New Jersey Devils behind the net against defender Vincent Iorio.

Recap: Capitals Frustrated by Devils

The Washington Capitals played their first home game since last Friday’s trade deadline on Thursday night against the New Jersey Devils. Despite being out-shot by more than double in two of three periods, the Capitals earned a standings point by reaching the fourth round of a shootout. New Devil Timo Meier scored the only shootout […]

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