No Washington team has won a title since 1991. With the hockey gods seemingly on their side, can the Capitals end the streak of futility?
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: Erik Erlendsson — Lightning Insider 24 May
Started by former Tampa Tribune hockey writer Erik Erlendsson, LightningInsider.com strives to be a gathering place for all hockey fans to come for insightful coverage of the greatest sport on ice.
Lightning season ends in ‘gut-wrenching’ fashion as they admit to being outplayed by Capitals – The Athletic
by: Joe Smith — The Athletic 24 May
For all the Lightning accomplished - a franchise-record for wins and points - they went out with a whimper.
by: Tyler Horka May 23, 2018 — Sports Illustrated 24 May
Andre Burakovsky scored a pair of goals to lead the Washington Capitals to a Game 7 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning and into the franchise's first Stanley Cup Final since 1998.
Capitals advance to Stanley Cup Final for first time in 20 years; will face inaugural Golden Knights
by: NBC Sports Washington — Yahoo Sports 24 May
The Washington Capitals advanced to the Stanley Cup Final to face the Vegas Golden Knights after eliminating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final.
by: Andrew Bucholtz — The Comeback 24 May
The Washington Capitals are heading to their second Stanley Cup Final in team history, and the first one since 1998. Alex Ovechkin's early goal was a key part of that.
by: The Canadian Press — TSN 24 May
Jurickson Profar had a bases-clearing double to put the Texas Rangers ahead to stay in a wild, series-clinching 12-10 win over the New York Yankees, who matched a major league record with four more homers Wednesday night
by: FOX Sports — Fox Sports 24 May
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi says the team couldn't capitalize on a couple of bounces and was never able to get momentum against the Washington Capitals in Game 7.
by: Tasha St. Pierre — Fansided: Bolts by the Bay 24 May
The Tampa Bay Lightning’s season comes to a close as the Washington Capitals shutout the Bolts 4-0 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Tampa B...
by: Tom JonesTimes sports columnistMore articles window.authors=[["Tom","Jones"]]; — Tampa Bay Times 24 May
TAMPA — This is one stings. And it will ache for a long time. Maybe forever in these parts.Another chance for a Stanley Cup. Another disappointment. As the Lightning skated off the
by: pete — Bolt Prospects 24 May
Soul searching time in the Lightning organization. Eastern Conference Final WSH-4 TB-0 Washington Wins the Series 4-3 Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed 3 goals on 22 shots for the loss.
by: Sean O'Leary — The Score 24 May
Needing just one more win to advance to the Stanley Cup Final, the vaunted Tampa Bay Lightning offense simply vanished.After jumping out to a 3-0 lead at the 33-second mark in the second period of Game 5, the Lightning didn't muster a single goal the...