JUNE 24: Auston Matthews, left, selected first overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Patrik Laine, right, selected second overall by the Winnipeg Jets, pose for a portrait during round one of the 2016 NHL Draft at First Niagara Center on June 24, 2016 in Buffalo, New York.
The Anaheim Ducks completed a series sweep over the Calgary Flames, as the Washington Capitals drew level with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Anaheim asserted their claim to the top with a 3-1 win in game four to progress from their opening-round Western Conference playoff tie on Wednesday. Patrick Eaves, Nate Thompson and Ryan Getzlaf scored for […]
Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson played an integral role in Wednesday’s Game 4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. How could Tom Wilson resist? Announced as one of the three stars after recording his first ever multi-goal game – the pest’s performance keying the Washington Capitals’ essential 5-4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in […]
The Toronto Maple Leafs entered Game 4 on a high, having taken a 2-1 series lead on Tyler Bozak’s heroic OT-winner just two nights earlier. Any of that momentum dissipated quickly as the Washington Capitals scored four goals in the first period, two via Tom Wilson, and another in the third to defeat the Maple […]
This is not a drill: The Toronto Maple Leafs have a 21 series lead against the top-seeded Washington Capitals. Tyler Bozak finished off the Maple Leafs' comeback by redirecting a feed from Nazem Kadri past Capitals goalie Braden Holtby at 1:37 of overtime on Monday. The power-play tally came after the team rallied from a […]
Tyler Bozak has the Toronto Maple Leafs believing they could just pull off a big upset in the first round of the playoffs. Bozak scored 1:37 into overtime to cap Toronto's comeback from two goals down in the second period, and the Maple Leafs beat the Presidents' Trophy-winning Washington Capitals 4-3 Monday night to take […]
To say Caps fans are nervous after going 1-1 with the Toronto Maple Leafs through two games would be an understatement. Considering Washingtons playoff history, it is understandable. Seven years ago it resulted in one of the biggest upsets in modern NHL history as the Caps fell to the Montreal Canadiens in the first round.
The Stanley Cup Playoffs are a time when any fan, given the right circumstances, can become a sensation. Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post caught up with him at Game 2 between Toronto and the Washington Capitals, for which Dart Guy had driven down from Ontario to watch.
Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Kasperi Kapanen (28), of Finland celebrates his goal against the Washington Capitals during the second overtime in Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first round playoff series in Washington, Saturday, April 15, 2017. Toronto won 4-3. Kasperi Kapanen was the hero for the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 2 […]
When Frederik Andersen narrowly stopped Alex Ovechkin on the best chance the Washington Capitals got in the first overtime, Game 2 against the Toronto Maple Leafs dragged long into the night and into a second extra period. After more than 90 minutes of hockey, Kasperi Kapanen scored the double OT winner as the Maple Leafs […]
Did you think the bold predictions would stop with the regular season? You were wrong, my friends! The Washington Capitals start their quest for the Stanley Cup on Thursday with Game 1 against the Toronto Maple Leafs (7 p.m., CSN). Here are three bold predictions for the game. 1. Washington will be outshot in the […]
Mike Babcock watched the first night of the Stanley Cup playoffs and was glad his players tuned in. "It's important for your players to be able to watch on TV just how hard everyone plays and how little room there is and how the game works," the Toronto Maple Leafs coach said. What Babcock, his […]