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Caps bring home Stanley Cup for DC’s first title since 1991
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Caps bring home Stanley Cup for DC’s first title since 1991

The 2018 Stanley Cup was a matchup between two surprise teams. After a thrilling first three rounds of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Washington Capitals and the Vegas Golden Knights squared off for hockey’s ultimate prize. Despite both teams dominating their respective divisions this year, they were not considered heavy favorites at the beginning of…

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The curse is over: Caps reach ECF for first time in 20 seasons

The Stanley Cup Playoffs continued to amaze as dramatic mom ents and close finishes dominated Week 4. April 30 saw the Tampa Bay Lightning and Vegas Golden Knights look to get back on track after gut-wrenching losses. After an embarrassing 6-2 loss in Game 1 against the Boston Bruins, the Lightning looked to bounce back…

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Sharks, Golden Knights impress early in first round matchups

The Stanley Cup playoffs are officially underway and this year’s postseason features plenty of contenders, surprises and rivalries. Three games filled the slate for the first night of the postseason on April 11. The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers opened up their highly anticipated series. The Penguins fired on all cylinders, taking advantage of every…

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Rangers miss postseason for first time since 2009-10 season

The book has officially closed on the 2017-18 season for the New York Rangers. Sadly, this book does not have a happy ending. The Rangers failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since the 2009-10 season. Many hockey experts and fans will say that the team’s overall performance was a…

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2018 Stanley Cup playoffs feature multiple thrilling matchups

The first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs is officially set, and there are plenty of exciting matchups to look forward to. Several teams surprised fans everywhere with a push for the postseason, while perennial contenders make their run for the ultimate prize. All eyes will be on the Pittsburgh Penguins, who are seeking the…

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Georgiev propels Rangers to huge victories over powerhouses

Not much has gone the New York Rangers’ way this season, as long-term injuries, underachieving players and an inability to meet their perennial high expectations may have cost them a chance to compete in the postseason for an eighth consecutive spring. There is light at the end of the tunnel, however. After the trade period…

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Rangers fall back to reality following yet another losing streak

After a successful three-game Western Canada road trip in which they defeated the Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers, the New York Rangers were showing signs of upside and excitement for the first time in what felt like an eternity. By selling several franchise cornerstones for the past five to seven years, it was…

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