Capitals Finally End Their Eastern Conference Final DroughtWashington beat Pittsburgh in Game 6, finally getting past the road block that was the two-time defending champs.
Penguins Season Ends With Heartbreaking Game 6 OT Loss To CapitalsEvgeny Kuznetsov's breakway goal 5:27 into overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 on Monday night.
Capitals, Jets Push Penguins, Preds To BrinkThe Washington Capitals don't need a history lesson. The Capitals are well aware of their penchant for letting opportunity after opportunity slip away, frequently at the hands of Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Penguins Fall To Caps In Game 5Jakub Vrana scored the go-ahead goal with 4:38 remaining, Braden Holtby made 35 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 in Game 5 Saturday night to take a 3-2 lead in the second-round series and put the back-to-back defending Stanley Cup champions on the brink of elimination.
Penguins Even Series With Capitals As Guentzel Racks Up 2 Goals In Game 4Jake Guentzel scored twice to push his playoff total to a league-leading 10, Matt Murray stopped 20 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 in Game 4 to even their tense Eastern Conference semifinal on Thursday night.
Shea-ved Ice: NHL Inaction Enabled Wilson's Predatory Hit On Aston-ReeseAfter another brutal headshot, the NHL and its Player Safety Department have blood on their hands – literally.
Coach Sullivan: Forward Aston-Reese Has Broken Jaw, ConcussionPittsburgh Penguins Coach Mike Sullivan says forward Zach Aston-Reese has a broken jaw and a concussion after a hit from Washington Capitals winger Tom Wilson.
Penguins Fall To Capitals 4-3 In Game 3, Caps Take Series LeadAlex Ovechkin knocked his own rebound out of midair and by Matt Murray with 1:07 remaining to lift the Washington Capitals to a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their increasingly testy Eastern Conference semifinal series with Pittsburgh.
Report: Capitals' Wilson Won't Be Suspended For Dumoulin HitThe NHL will not suspend Washington Capitals' forward Tom Wilson for his hit on Brian Dumoulin in Game 2.
Penguins Fall 4-1 In Game 2, Capitals Tie SeriesThe Washington Capitals built a lead and this time held on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 in Game 2 on Sunday to even the second-round series.
Penguins Rally In 3rd Period, Beat Capitals 3-2 In Game 1Patric Hornqvist, Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel scored in a 4:49 span to help the Pittsburgh Penguins rally to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the second-round series.
5 Keys To Beating The Capitals In Second Round Of Playoffs (Again)The Pittsburgh Penguins will meet the Washington Capitals in the second round of the playoffs. Here are five things that could tip the scales in their favor.