Washington Capitals

Game Six Backy

Caps Win the Series as Holtby Shuts Out the Flyers

April 24, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

The Caps dispose of the cheap shot specialist Flyers in six games. Bring on the Penguins.

Washington Capitals' Braden Holtby, left, and Philadelphia Flyers' Michal Neuvirth meet after Game 6 in the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Sunday, April 24, 2016, in Philadelphia. Washington won the game, 1-0, to clinch the series 4-2. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Caps finally put away Philadelphia in six games

April 24, 2016 | WNST Staff

The Capitals will now play Pittsburgh, setting up a marquee matchup of Alex Ovechkin vs. Sidney Crosby.

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Caps 1, Flyers 0 Game 6 final box score

April 24, 2016 | WNST Staff

Braden Holtby made 26 saves as Washington closed out the series in Philadelphia.

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Caps looking to cool off Neuvirth, end series in Philly

April 23, 2016 | WNST Staff

The former Caps goalie hadn’t started in the postseason in five years prior to Game 4.

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Neuvirth Stymies the Caps in Game 5

April 23, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

The Caps played with a purpose and desperation on Friday night, only to lose, 2-0, to the Flyers in game 5.

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Mark Streit (32), from Switzerland; center Ryan White (25) and goalie Michal Neuvirth (30), from the Czech Republic, celebrate after Game 5 in the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs against the Washington Capitals, Friday, April 22, 2016, in Washington. The Flyers won 2-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Flyers 2, Capitals 0 Game 5 final box score

April 23, 2016 | WNST Staff

Washington still leads the series 3-2 ahead of Game 6 on Sunday.

Washington Capitals center Marcus Johansson (90), from Sweden, right wing T.J. Oshie (77) and left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, celebrate with defenseman John Carlson, second from left, after his goal against the Philadelphia Flyers during the second period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Caps aiming to close out series at home Friday night

April 22, 2016 | WNST Staff

Washington holds a 3-1 series lead over Philadelphia.

Neuvy Game 4

Caps Late Charge Halted by Neuvirth

April 21, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

The Caps start very slowly and are unable to rally in game 4. Series now at 3-1 for Washington.

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Flyers 2, Caps 1 Game 4 final box score

April 20, 2016 | WNST Staff

Washington was unable to complete the four-game sweep in Philadelphia on Wednesday night.

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Ed Frankovic: 3rd period of Game 3 “Very Embarrassing to the NHL”

April 19, 2016 | WNST Staff

Ed Frankovic and Nestor made the pilgrimage to the City of Brotherly Love for Game 3 Washington Capitals series vs the Flyers, and any thought the the Flyers would grab momentum back on their home ice was eliminated midway through the game as the Capitals took a commanding lead and things got out of hand inside the […]