The Capitals seemed to celebrate as hard as any champion in NHL history. When they get on the ice for the first practices of training camp Friday, they will be just one of 31 teams chasing a title all over again.
The Capitals will be holding their victory parade on Tuesday, June 12. It will be first championship parade in D.C. in years. Here’s what you need to know.
As the 2017-2018 Washington Capitals showed us, sometimes it takes a little longer to reach your goal. And, as WTOP’s Jonathan Warner writes in his column, it just makes it that much sweeter.
To celebrate the Caps’ very first Stanley Cup victory, Adidas announced it is selling a limited edition Washington Capitals inspired running shoe. Check out the photos of the new shoe.
Canady had long ago promised to work her local election site for Virginia’s primaries which also fall on Tuesday and she says she is among many poll workers, candidates and candidate’s staff members who want to attend this historic parade, but cannot.
The Washington Capitals will celebrate their 2018 Stanley Cup with a parade in downtown D.C. and a rally on the National Mall on June 12, the team announced.
WTOP’s Dave Johnson said whether people in D.C. realize it now or not, the area is a lot more confident today. All things are possible because a hockey team reminded us it’s OK to believe.
The raw emotion from the Caps win was overwhelming. Eleven years of heartache for them, 43 seasons for the Capitals, erased in an instant of pure joy that later left players helpless to describe it.
Caps fans started gathering at Capital One Arena on Thursday morning, hours before the puck dropped in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. “It’s like Woodstock for the Capital fans,” one fan said.
The Washington Capitals vanquished every narrative that hung over them from past failures to hoist the Stanley Cup and quench D.C.’s title drought.
Right after Oshie won his first NHL title in the Capitals’ 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights, the veteran forward’s thoughts were on his family — particularly his father, who fostered his son’s love of the sport as a coach and a hockey dad in Everett, Washington, north of Seattle.
Alex Ovechkin finally got to hoist the Stanley Cup. And then he raised the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the Stanley Cup Final. Fellow Russian linemate Evgeny Kuznetsov and goaltender Braden Holtby certainly did some heavy lifting of their own.
Capitals fans partied in the streets Thursday night and into Friday morning to celebrate the franchise’s first Stanley Cup and the city’s first title in the major four professional sports since 1992. See photos.
Lars Eller scored the tiebreaking goal with 7:37 to play, and the Capitals raised the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history after a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 on Thursday night.
Both teams had something to celebrate. But only Washington would be drinking out of the Stanley Cup.