Category: ‘Game Previews’

Washington Capitals Must Be Quick on Draw to Win Face-offs in Game 6
May 9th, 2012 at 12:53 AM
Gametime: 7:30 EST TV: NBC Sports Network Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 6 New York leads Washington 3-2 ***PHOTO1*** Before this series began, Capitals 101 published three keys that the Washington Capitals needed to concentrate on in order to defeat the New York Rangers. One of those keys was dominating in the face-off circles. The Rangers entered...

Washington Capitals Looking for Franchise’s First Win on Cinco De Mayo
May 4th, 2012 at 10:18 PM
Gametime: 12:30 EST TV: NBC Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 4 New York leads Washington 2-1 ***PHOTO1*** Cinco de Mayo. On a day in which our country celebrates Mexican heritage and pride, millions of Americans enjoy the holiday by consuming Coronas, margaritas, and other various Mexican-based beverages. Unfortunately, Washington Capitals fans have never had the privilege of celebrating...

Washington Capitals in Need of Russian Power for Game 2 Versus New York Rangers
April 30th, 2012 at 4:37 PM
Gametime: 7:30 EST TV: NBC Sports Network Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 2 New York leads Washington 1-0 ***PHOTO1*** Countrymates Alex Ovechkin and Alexander Semin often found ways to guide the Washington Capitals to victory in the regular season. It seemed as though one of the Russians was making a big play in every desperate win...

Washington Capitals-New York Rangers Series Preview: Keys to Winning the Series
April 28th, 2012 at 12:57 AM
Gametime: 3:00 EST TV: NBC Eastern Conference Semifinals 1. New York Rangers (4-3) 7. Washington Capitals (4-3) Game 1 ***PHOTO1*** Sure, the 3-1 series comeback in 2009 was beautiful. The quick five game set in 2011 was completed in dominating fashion. However, both times the Washington Capitals defeated the New York Rangers in the playoffs it was...

Washington Capitals-Boston Bruins Game 7: Keys to Victory
April 25th, 2012 at 6:08 PM
Gametime: 7:30 EST TV: Comcast SportsNet, NESN, NBC Sports Network Game 7 ***PHOTO1*** Roster changes: Jeff Schultz will be suiting up for John Erskine. Schultz has played in one Game 7 in his career, the 2-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens in 2009. He played 18:51 with two penalty minutes and an even...