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Author: Robert MacDonald

Tampa Bay Lightning Drop Game 7: Washington Capitals Heading To Stanley Cup Final

The Washington Capitals are your Eastern Conference Champions An entertaining Game 7 wrapped up tonight with a very happy and relieved Washington Capitals team. After finally overcoming the Pittsburgh Penguins, and reaching the third round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in the Alex Ovechkin era, the Tampa Bay Lightning had them on the ropes. However, the Caps avoided elimination in Game 6 and then conquered Game 7 too. Tampa Bay dropped Game 7 by a score of 4-0. This ended their magnificent bounce-back season after failing to qualify for the postseason just a year ago. Braden...

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Washington Capitals Force Game 7: Beat Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0

If you haven’t been watching this series or couldn’t catch Game Six, you’ve missed out on some of the best hockey of the year. As Jeremy Roenick said on NBCSN, “if you guys are not enjoying this sitting on your couches…then you’re not a hockey fan, because this is a hockey game“. The good news is, you’re still in luck. It is not yet over. After dropping three consecutive games to go from up 2-0 in the series to down 3-2, the Washington Capitals staved off elimination with a victory in Game 6. Braden Holtby stopped all of the...

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Vegas Golden Knights Win Game Two, Western Conference Final Shifts to Vegas

LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 17: Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Vegas Golden Knights follows play around the net during the second period against the Los Angeles Kings in Game Four of the Western Conference First Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on April 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) The Vegas Golden Knights entered play Monday night down in a playoff series for the first time in this postseason (and, therefore, for the first time ever as well). They ended the night celebrating their 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets....

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Washington Capitals Steal Game 2: Tampa Bay Lightning Hit the Road Down 2-0 in the ECF

TAMPA, FL – MAY 13: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with his teammates after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 13, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. The Washington Capitals defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning with a score of 6 to 2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) While Game 1 went entirely as desired for the Washington Capitals, Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final wasn’t as straightforward. Three shots found the back of the net through just the...

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