Metro significantly relaxed its policies on extended hours for the Washington Capitals’ run to the Stanley Cup Final, including extending service for Thursday night’s series win, WTOP has learned.
Fans went wild as the Washington Capitals made history and captured the Stanley Cup for the first time ever. See photos and hear how they reacted to the win.
The Caps face the Golden Knights in Las Vegas at 8 p.m. on Thursday. If you’re watching in D.C., here’s what you need to know about outdoor viewing parties, Metro and the weather.
“To be honest, I think most of us have never been in this position,” said Alex Ovechkin, who could become the first Russian captain to raise the Cup. “For me personally, I don’t try to think about it too much what’s going on and just try focusing on different things. But it’s hard.”
In a Tuesday morning tweet, Metro congratulated Caps forward T.J. Oshie on Monday night’s victory and hinted at honoring the 31-year-old in a commemorative fare card.
Did you spot the Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer and Ryan Zimmerman in the crowd at Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final? They might have blended in with their Capitals jerseys, helmets and sticks in tow.
A familiar voice will return to the Capitals Radio booth for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night.
In 1998, the Caps played in D.C. and lost. Twenty years later, they’re back and this time, they won on their own turf. Here are pictures from Game 3, the first Stanley Cup Final game in D.C. in 20 years and the first time the Caps have taken a lead in the series.
Jakub Vrana has made tremendous strides in the postseason and is now emerging as a key cog for the Capitals in the Stanley Cup Final against Vegas.
Streets in northwest D.C. will be closed from May 29 to June 11 to help facilitate the 2018 Stanley Cup Final, D.C. police say. See a map of the road closures.
In pockets of Game 2 in the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night, the Golden Knights were surprisingly outworked, outbattled and outhustled in losing 3-2 to the Washington Capitals.
Tomas Nosek scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, and the expansion Golden Knights opened an improbable Final with a thrilling 6-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Monday night.
Marc-Andre Fleury and Braden Holtby have been two of the hottest goaltenders during the postseason. Fleury came into the series with a 1.68 goals-against average for Vegas with Holtby not far behind at 2.04.
The Capitals looked like a broken team 20 games into the season. Now they’re in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years. A realization in mid-November that things had to change went a long way.
For the bandwagon-jumping hockey fan (like myself) the pair of Game 7 fights between Washington’s Tom Wilson and Tampa Bay’s Braydon Coburn was simultaneously breathtakingly brutal and beautifully orchestrated. Author Ross Bernstein explains the function of fights in hockey.