He’s reportedly on the verge of signing a seven-year deal to stay on the West Coast.
by: Anthony Caraturo — The Hockey Writers 24 May
Alain Vigneault became the 34th head coach in New York Rangers history back in 2013. Having been a success in Vancouver, he had done just about everything except win a Stanley Cup. Vigneault helped lead the Rangers to a Stanley Cup appearance and a...
by: ABC News — Yahoo Sports 24 May
TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said the feeling usually sinks in the day after a team is eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs. "That feeling when you wake up and you think you are just going to keep playing," he said, "and..
by: Dump N Chase — Monumental Network: Dump 'N Chase 24 May
Holtby stops 29 shots, recording his second straight shutout to eliminate the Lightning and propel the Caps to the Cup final for first time in 20 years
by: Gary Shelton — Gary Shelton Sports 24 May
Thursday, 4 a.m. The words were hollow, meaningless. Throughout the years, a hundred losing teams have repeated the clinches about losing and effort and bad breaks. Nothing new here. The faces, however, told a different story. It was a tale
by: Kristina Rutherford — Sportsnet 24 May
Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals have finally done it. They have earned a berth in the Stanley Cup Final. And all it took was 11 years.
by: Greg Wyshynski — ESPN 24 May
After seeing a 3-2 series lead slip away to the Capitals, Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said it was a "disappointing, gut-wrenching feeling knowing how special this group was and not ending the way we wanted it to."
by: Kevin Allen — Democrat & Chronicle 24 May
Alex Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two more to send the Capitals to their first Cup Final appearances since 1998.
by: Matthew Esteves — SB Nation: Raw Charge 24 May
Tampa Bay dominated play for long stretches of time, but it wasn’t good enough as Washington capitalized on their opportunities to eliminate the Lightning.
by: Roman Stubbs — Washington Post: Capitals Insider 24 May
Tampa Bay closes Eastern Conference finals on a scoreless streak that brings on summer early.
by: Jesse Dougherty — Washington Post 24 May
It's been an up-and-down season for Andre Burakovsky but the Eastern Conference finals ended on a decidedly upward trajectory for one of Washington's top young players.
by: email@example.com (The Peerless) — The Peerless Prognosticator 24 May
Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Champions For the second time in the history of the franchise, that phrase can be uttered....