Washington Capitals

FILE - In this April 8, 2017, file photo, Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin skates during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins, in Boston. With Ovechkin's ice time and Braden Holtby's workload down, the  Capitals are well-positioned for a Stanley Cup run. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

Caps, Pittsburgh ready to renew rivalry on Thursday night

April 27, 2017 | WNST Staff

“I think we both know what to expect. It’s just a matter of who executes better within the series.”

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Ten Thoughts on the Penguins Before Round Two Begins

April 25, 2017 | Ed Frankovic

The Caps have waited a whole year for another crack at the Pittsburgh Penguins. The series starts at 7:30 on Thursday night.

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 14, 2017, file photo, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, looks on from the bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Washington. To get to their first Eastern Conference final in the past decade, Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will have to go through the Sidney Crosby and Pittsburgh Penguins, who have quite simply had their number in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Ovechkin, Caps must go through Pittsburgh for shot at Cup

April 25, 2017 | WNST Staff

“You just have to move forward. You don’t have to be afraid.”

Washington Capitals center Marcus Johansson (90) scores against Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen (31) as defenseman Martin Marincin (52) defends during overtime of Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Toronto on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The Washington Capitals beat the Maple Leafs 2-1 on Sunday to capture the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final series in six games. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Capitals 2, Maple Leafs 1 final/OT box score

April 24, 2017 | WNST Staff

Washington prevailed in overtime to win the series 4-2.

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Johansson’s OT Tally Wins the Series for the Caps

April 24, 2017 | Ed Frankovic

Marcus Johansson ties the game late in regulation and then wins it in overtime as the Capitals win their series against Toronto, four games to two.

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Williams’ OT Tally Gives the Caps the Series Lead

April 22, 2017 | Ed Frankovic

The Caps play solid defensive hockey and get big goals from Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie to take a 3-2 series lead

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) scores past Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen (31) during first period NHL hockey round one playoff action in Toronto on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Wilson plays hero for Caps in Game 4 win over Toronto

April 20, 2017 | WNST Staff

“It’s that time of year, there’s been some fabulous heroes, not always the ones that you think are going to be there.”

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Ed Frankovic: Capitals wanted Game 4 more than Leafs

April 20, 2017 | WNST Staff

Ed Frankovic joined Nestor to recap the big Game 4 win for the Capitals in Toronto. It was a great first period for the Capitals as they took a 4-1 lead into the first intermission, but fans had to sweat out another close game as the Leafs made another frenzied comeback. Why does Ed think […]

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Caps Top Line & Wilson Deliver a Game 4 Victory

April 19, 2017 | Ed Frankovic

T.J. Oshie and Tom Wilson tally twice as the Capitals get a huge, 5-4, win in Toronto

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All pressure on Caps as Toronto leads best-of-seven series

April 19, 2017 | WNST Staff

“It’s up to us to change it. You can’t talk about it. You just have to go and do it.”