Category Archives: Tampa Bay Lightning

Friday the 13th A Bit Scary: Caps 4 / Bolts 3

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Lightning Causes Power Outage, Caps Win Trick Play – Caps 6 / Bolts 5 – SO

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A Vexing Query of Leadership

The Capitals may or may not have a deficit of leadership on the ice and in the room with this roster, but dogging them most in the initial hours and days of yet another postseason far too early arrived at … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Boudreau, George McPhee, Greg Wyshynski, Media, New media, NHL playoffs, Print, Radio, Tampa Bay Lightning, Ted Leonsis, Tim Leone, Washington Capitals | 19 Comments

Three Keys to Avoid Capital Punishment

The 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs, as is every NHL postseason, a treacherous hike. The Capitals would be in the Rockies if this was a race to cross the country, suffocating from lack of oxygen and preparedness. If this team is … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, Eric Fehr, George McPhee, John Carlson, Marco Sturm, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals | 3 Comments

Another Playoff Party Online for Blogging Pucksheads at WRC

Among a host of impressive media voices we chimed in again on what we think might happen in the Caps-‘Bolts series for WRC-TC 4’s web site today. JP, Dave Nichols of the Capitals News Network, WNST’s Ed Frankovic, Sean Leahy … Continue reading

Posted in Dave Nichols, Ed Frankovic, hockey blogging, Media, NBC, New media, NHL playoffs, Southeast Division, Tampa Bay Lightning, Ted Starkey, TV, Washington Capitals | Leave a comment

The Heart Transplant Patient Is Doing Just Fine

No. 1 defensman already out. No. 1 netminder knocked out early from a laser to the ‘noggin. No. 1 center shelved early on as well. No problem. There were about 30 compelling reasons to expect the Tampa Bay Lightning to … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Semin, Braden Holtby, Eastern Conference, George McPhee, Hockey hearts, Michal Neuvirth, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Nicklas Backstrom, Semyon Varlamov, Shootouts, Southeast Division, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals | 17 Comments

More One-Goal Drama, Further Climbing up the Standings

You didn’t want this one preserved on the DVR, but the bottom line is that a Mike Green-less Capitals club has scratched and clawed its way through a litany of one-goal victories of late to reclaim first place in the … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Boyd Gordon, Bruce Boudreau, Eastern Conference, Florida Panthers, Jason Arnott, Marco Sturm, Marcus Johansson, National Hockey League, Scott Hannan, Southeast Division, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals | Leave a comment