2018 Stanley Cup Final - Vegas Golden Knights vs. Washington Capitals in eight categories, plus series picks - NHL

Greg Wyshynski: So which occurrence is the greater harbinger of the apocalypse: Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals winning the Stanley Cup, or an expansion team winning the Stanley Cup? Emily Kaplan: The Capitals exorcising their demons feels ...

2018 NHL Playoffs: Five reasons the Tampa Bay Lightning were eliminated by the Washington Capitals

The Tampa Bay Lightning are dead. After finishing the regular season with the Eastern Conference's best record and one of the league's best rosters, the Lightning have once again fallen short of their Stanley Cup hopes. This year, their run ends in the ...

Washington Capitals are heading to Stanley Cup finals, extinguish Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7

• The story: A timely shutout and a scoring onslaught propelled the Washington Capitals past the top-seeded Tampa Bay Lightning and into the Stanley Cup finals. (Read more) • Top takeaways: The Capitals bring an end to Washington’s sad postseason story.