Washington Capitals

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Ovechkin vs. Crosby only part of story for Caps-Penguins

April 27, 2016 | WNST Staff

“Of course everyone look at it (as) Crosby-Ovi. It’s Pittsburgh against Washington, right?”

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 15:  Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals looks on during the first period against the New York Islanders in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)

Holtby named finalist for Vezina Trophy

April 27, 2016 | WNST Staff

Holtby is vying to become the third goaltender in Capitals franchise history to win the award.

In this photo taken Feb. 26, 2016, Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) and Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon (46) collide against the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Washington. The Washington Capitals' only major injury in the first round was to defenseman Brooks Orpik. As they prepare to face Orpik's former team, the Pittsburgh Penguins, his status is uncertain. He makes a major impact. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Caps’ Orpik could be difference-maker against Pittsburgh

April 26, 2016 | WNST Staff

His status for the start of the second-round series against the Penguins is up in the air.

Washington Capitals' players celebrate with goalie Braden Holtby after winning Game 6 against the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Sunday, April 24, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Caps set for rare postseason rematch against Pittsburgh

April 26, 2016 | WNST Staff

“The Penguins are obviously rolling, especially offensively, but we’re confident in our game.”

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.

Ovechkin Avs

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.

Oshie Fight

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.