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Capitals Playoffs 2020

The Curtain Closes on a Strange Time

Another playoff run cut painfully short - but perhaps not as painful as in the past

... And Then There Was Golf

The Narrative: Carlson On-Point, Eliminati Confirmed, and Shot Suppression

Three things we’re talking about today when we’re talking about the Caps

Thursday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Islanders Game 5 Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps look to carry the momentum from Game 4 to stay alive in the series,

The Narrative: Stayin’ Alive, P.K. Super, and Depth Charge

Three things we’re talking about today when we’re talking about the Caps

Wednesday Caps Clips: No Sweep for Brooklyn

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The good version of the Caps shows up at the right time as the Caps stave off elimination,

Capitals vs. Islanders Game 4 Recap: Washington Escapes Elimination

A two goal game from Alex Ovechkin powers the Capitals to their first win of the series in Game 4.

The Hangover (Part 2)

It’s time for a greasy breakfast and some electrolytes because this thing isn’t going to cure itself.

The Narrative: Gone in 29 Seconds, Low Fives, and Could it Happen?

Three things we’re talking about today when we’re talking about the Caps

Capitals vs. Islanders Game 3 Recap: Woe is Washington in Overtime Loss

The Capitals sink into a three game hole with a 2 to 1 overtime loss to New York in Game 3.

Sunday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Islanders Game 3 Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps and Isles prepare to throw down at high noon as the Caps hope to avoid a 0-3 hole, lineup changes could be in the offing and more.

The Narrative: Down in a Hole, ‘V’ is for ‘Vanishing Act’, and Bettman and Robin

Three things we’re talking about today when we’re talking about the Caps

Capitals vs Islanders Game 2 Recap: Too Many Men, Not Enough Goals in 5-2 Loss

The Caps again fall victim to the quick-strike capabilities of the Isles and take a 0-2 series hole into the weekend.

The Narrative: Back Out/Tiger In, Hole-tby and Blueline Blues

Three things we’re talking about today when we’re talking about the Caps

The Narrative: Blown Lead, Backstrom Injured and Power Up

Three things we’re talking about today when we’re talking about the Caps

Thursday Caps Clips: Shake It Off

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps let Game 1 slip away, Anders Lee takes out Nicklas Backstrom with a late hit and more.

Capitals Outraged After “Predatory” Hit Leaves Nicklas Backstrom Injured in First Game of Playoffs

Washington Capitals star center Nicklas Backstrom was forced to leave the game early after absorbing a late hit from Anders Lee of the New York Islanders.

Capitals vs Islanders Game 1 Recap: Islanders Score Four Unanswered in 4-2 Win

Caps strike first but only the Isles played a full 60 minutes, NY takes 1-0 series lead

Capitals vs. Islanders Game 1 Thread

The Caps kick off their opening-round series against the Islanders

Rink Roundtable: Round 1 Awaits

The Rink crew offers up some final thoughts and a few predictions before the Caps officially kick off the first round.

Get to Know an Islander: Jean-Gabriel Pageau

As part of the build-up to the first-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Islanders, Japers’ Rink will be looking at some of the important Islander players and how they might impact the series.

Get to Know an Islander: Anthony Beauvillier

As part of the build-up to the first-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Islanders, Japers’ Rink will be looking at some of the important Isles players and how they might impact the series.

Wednesday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Islanders Game 1 Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps finally get their real playoff journey underway as they face off against the Islanders

Get to Know an Islander: Semyon Varlamov

As part of the build-up to the first-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Islanders, Japers’ Rink will be looking at some of the important Islander players and how they might impact the series.

Tuesday Caps Clips: Prepping for the Playoffs

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Get all the playoff previews you can handle, plus injury updates and more.

Get to Know an Islander: Ryan Pulock

As part of the build-up to the first-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Islanders, Japers’ Rink will be looking at some of the important Isles players and how they might impact the series.

Get to Know an Islander: Mathew Barzal

As part of the build-up to the first-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Islanders, Japers’ Rink will be looking at some of the important Isles players and how they might impact the series.

Monday Caps Clips: Bring On the Islanders

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps hold off the Bruins and snag the third seed, securing a first-round date with the Trotzian Islanders, Fehervary’s postseason debut goes well and more

Capitals vs. Islanders Playoff Schedule 2020: Round 1 Dates and Times

The playoffs officially get underway for the Caps on Wednesday

Round-Robin Preview: Boston Bruins

Breaking down the matchup between the Caps and their final round-robin opponent

Saturday Caps Clips: Team Chaos

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: A wild day of qualifying hockey narrows down the options for the Caps’ first-round opponent, setting up tomorrow’s big(sh) game vs. Boston and more.

Washington Capitals Hotdish: Boston Bruins

Offering up a tasty hotdish of things to think about ahead of the Caps’ round robin finale against the Bruins.