Jun 10, 2011, 1:21 AM EST
Despite a very successful 2010-11 season, Arturs Irbe won’t be Washington’s goalie coach. Read more for how much this might impact the Capitals’ goalie, especially Semyon Varlamov.
May 6, 2011, 8:15 PM EST
Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov is a bit sour about being made into a backup goalie in Washington but hopeful he can land a starting job somewhere in the NHL next season.
May 4, 2011, 1:43 PM EST
To little surprise, Bruce Boudreau wasn’t in a particularly forthcoming mood about his job security, Mike Green’s injury or which goalie he’ll start in Game 4.
May 3, 2011, 10:07 PM EST
The Lightning continued their streak of strong play in third periods by stunning the Capitals to take a 3-0 series lead. This post answers your natural question: what’s wrong with Washington?
May 1, 2011, 10:52 PM EST
The Lightning rode great performances by Dwayne Roloson, Martin St. Louis and Vincent Lecavalier and some lucky bounces to a 3-2 OT win against the Capitals. The Bolts go back to Tampa Bay with a shocking 2-0 lead in the series.
May 1, 2011, 12:55 PM EST
Game 2 can be pivotal in a series and the Capitals and Red Wings find themselves hoping to make sure they don’t head into Game 3 in an 0-2 hole.
Apr 29, 2011, 11:33 AM EST
Hockey Central’s Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick take a look ahead to the Eastern Conference semifinal series between Washington and Tampa Bay that starts tonight at 7 p.m. ET
Apr 29, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
If yesterday’s one game was the appetizer, today is the main course with a pair of series kicking off their own second round matchups.
Apr 28, 2011, 9:41 PM EST
The Eastern Conference second round doesn’t get going until tomorrow night, but that’s not going to stop us from sounding off on who we think advances to the Eastern Conference final.
Apr 28, 2011, 7:00 AM EST
The Capitals and Lightning know each other well as division rivals, but will Washington get the best of Tampa Bay in the playoffs too? Share your thoughts on how this series will shape up in the poll.
Apr 24, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
The Penguins might be leading their series with Tampa Bay, but they’ve got a reason or two to be nervous. Also, Washington’s toughness, the joy of a rivalry, Jon Quick’s bounce-back game, and Flyers goalie roulette.
Apr 23, 2011, 7:52 PM EST
Check out all the goals plus Net Cam highlights from Game 5 between the Rangers and Capitals.
Apr 23, 2011, 6:20 PM EST
The Capitals won’t be having a repeat of last year’s first round playoff collapse as they took out the Rangers 3-1 this afternoon to win the series 4-1.
Apr 23, 2011, 5:13 PM EST
Alex Ovechkin showed the Rangers why he still the most dangerous forward on the ice, meanwhile the Rangers power play continues to let them down as they trail 2-0 after two periods.
Apr 23, 2011, 4:09 PM EST
After a dominating first period, the Capitals lead the Rangers 1-0 but they might be without Mike Green after a scary injury.
Apr 23, 2011, 2:53 PM EST
Watch the Capitals try to defend home ice and move on to the second round against the Rangers in Game 5 with us at NHL Extra.
Apr 23, 2011, 2:40 PM EST
If the Rangers want to keep their series with the Capitals alive and hold out hope of upsetting the top seeded Caps, there’s a few things they’ll need to do today to make it happen.
Apr 21, 2011, 12:29 AM EST
The Rangers held a 3-0 lead in Game 4. Once the third period rolled around, the Caps took over and showed the heart of a team gearing up for a deeper run winning in double overtime thanks to Jason Chimera… And Marian Gaborik.
Apr 17, 2011, 7:10 PM EST
An exciting third period was capped off thanks to Brandon Dubinsky’s fortunate bounce game-winning goal with under two minutes to play to give the Rangers a 3-2 win and an open door back into the series.
Apr 17, 2011, 6:06 PM EST
It’s what everyone’s talking about, but here’s the replay of the controversial no-goal at the end of the second period from today’s Game 3 between Washington and New York.
Apr 17, 2011, 5:24 PM EST
Another tight checking period sees Erik Christensen and Alex Ovechkin trade goals to tie the game. The period didn’t end without it’s share of controversy though.
Apr 17, 2011, 4:16 PM EST
After one period of play, the Rangers and Caps are tied 0-0. Despite the power play failures for both teams, the pace has picked up.
Apr 16, 2011, 3:29 PM EST
Mike Milbury tells us that he thinks the Capitals are the team to beat in the playoffs.
Apr 15, 2011, 10:43 PM EST
The Capitals beat the Rangers at their own grinding game as Michal Neuvirth earned a 22-save shutout to give Washington a 2-0 series lead.
Apr 13, 2011, 11:16 PM EST
Want to call Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin chokers? You might want to ignore the results of tonight’s overtime Game 1 win against the Rangers, then.
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