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Mike Babcock: “We look forward to going back to Washington”

Mike Babcock met with the media on Saturday to discuss the Game 5 loss in Washington, a do-or-die Game 6 at home on Sunday, the power play, and more. 63 attempts on net last night....

Mike Babcock Post Game – Game #5 – Capitals 2 vs. Leafs 1

Mike Babcock’s post-game comments after his team’s 2-1 loss in overtime to Washington in Game 5. You play almost a perfect road game. How difficult is to walk out of here tonight with a defeat? Babcock: It's...
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Mike Babcock: “If you told our guys at the start of the series that...

Mike Babcock met with the media after Thursday's practice, discussing his team's Game 4 loss, the challenge ahead in a best-of-three, what Mitch Marner needs to do to adjust, and more. The seven-game series is...

Mike Babcock Post Game – Game #4 – Capitals 5 vs. Leafs 4

Mike Babcock’s post-game comments after his team’s 5-4 loss to Washington in Game 4. As you've had a chance to talk and look at it, were the mistakes tonight correctable as you go back to work...

Barry Trotz Post Game – Game #4 – Capitals 5 vs. Leafs 4

Barry Trotz’s post-game comments after his team’s 5-4 win in Game 4. What is it about Tom Wilson that he’s kind of risen to the playoffs this week? Trotz: I think it’s that time of year. There are...

Mike Babcock on the Matthews line, Zaitsev’s return, taking the series lead, and looking...

Mike Babcock addressed the media after Tuesday's practice, discussing his team's depth, the play of Zach Hyman, William Nylander and Auston Matthews, the evolution of Jake Gardiner, and more. In terms of effort and physicality...

Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs – ECQF Game #3 Preview & Projected Lines

Two days after a back-and-forth affair that may have been the most thrilling game of the 2017 playoffs so far, the Maple Leafs are back at the ACC with a chance to take an...

Mike Babcock: “The change in Jake Gardiner in two years is just incredible”

Mike Babcock addressed the media on Sunday, reflecting on Game 2 and looking ahead to Game 3 in Toronto. How does your blue line’s personality dynamic change without Roman in it moving forward? Babcock: I don’t...

ECQF Game #2 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Washington Capitals 3

In their most dramatic victory since game 6 versus Boston in 2013, the Maple Leafs came out on top of a gruelling 92-minute battle in Game 2 thanks to Kasperi Kapanen's double-OT winner in...

Mike Babcock Post Game – Game #2 – Leafs 4 vs. Capitals 3

Mike Babcock's post-game comments after his team's dramatic 4-3 double OT victory in Game 2 in Washington. How did that feel? Your thoughts on the game to start. Babcock: Obviously, a big win for our team....

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals – ECQF Game #2 Preview & Projected Lines

After falling just short in the series opener, the Maple Leafs will be looking to steal home-ice advantage in Game 2 at the Verizon Centre on Saturday night. The Leafs began Game 1 prepared. Overall,...

Mike Babcock: “We’re going to raise our game”

Mike Babcock spoke to the media after an optional skate on Friday, discussing Morgan Rielly's play in game one and growth potential, the challenge ahead in Game 2, and more. After the game, you said...

ECQF Game #1 Review: Washington Capitals 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

A missed opportunity, or an encouraging sign that the Maple Leafs could stretch this into a long series? The Leafs went up 2-0 inside 10 minutes but squandered the lead and lost in overtime in Game...

Mike Babcock Post Game – Game #1 – Capitals 3 vs. Leafs 2

Mike Babcock's post-game comments after the Leafs' 3-2 overtime loss to the Capitals in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal. Do you view that game as a missed opportunity or as a confidence builder? Babcock:...

Introducing the Washington Capitals

Who better to scout the Washington Capitals than friends of the site, Russian Machine Never Breaks? Alex Ovechkin Number: 8 Position: LW Age: 31 Ht/Wt: 6-3, 239 His minutes are down and so is his scoring, but at least half...
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