Playoffs

Caps carrying extra weight - history - back to Tampa after series lead vanishes

5 days ago   |   By Sporting News

The Capitals arrived home with a 2-0 series lead, but they depart D.C. with the baggage of past coughed-up playoff series. They played just well enough in Game 4 to lose a frustrating nailbiter.
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All even: Vasilevskiy, Lightning win Game 4, Eastern Conference Finals return to Tampa Bay

All even: Vasilevskiy, Lightning win Game 4, Eastern Conference Finals return to Tampa Bay

5 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

The Tampa Bay Lightning win a critical Game 4 to even up the Eastern Conference Finals against the Washington Capitals, setting up crucial Game 5 in Tampa Bay
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Caps' Wilson calls loss 'a missed opportunity'

Caps' Wilson calls loss 'a missed opportunity'

6 days ago   |   By ESPN

A late power-play goal by the Lightning breathed new life into the Eastern Conference finals and evened the series to two games apiece.
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Vasilevskiy Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

Vasilevskiy Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

6 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

WASHINGTON Jon Cooper's Tampa Bay Lightning won Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final despite going the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal.
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Tampa Bay Lightning even up Eastern Conference final by dumping Washington Capitals 4-2

6 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The hyperbole came in fast and furious.
Best on the ice. Best in the league. Best in the world.
On this night, it was difficult to argue against any of the assertions.
You don't win the Vezina Trophy in the playoffs. But if there was any doubt why Andrei Vasilevskiy was named a finalist for the award this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender showed it in a 4-2 win against the Washington Capitals in Game 5.
“He was amazing,” said Tampa Bay's Ondrej Palat. “The best player on the ice for sure. He's a Vezina goalie for a reason.”
“That's why he's one of the best goalies in...
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Trotz says Caps intend to win in Tampa: 'We've already done that twice'

6 days ago   |   By TheScore

Home ice has had little advantage in the Eastern Conference Final. With the Tampa Bay Lightning 's 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night, the road team has now won each of the first four games of the series. It's a rare trend, but as the teams turn their focus to Game 5 with the series now a best-of-three, the success they've had on the road has Capitals head coach Barry Trotz confident in his club going forward. "Our intention is to go on the road and win a game in Tampa," Trotz said, according to Stephen Whyno of The Associated Press. "We've already done that twice...
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PHT's Three Stars: Killorn's goal, Vasilevskiy's saves lead Lightning in Game 4

6 days ago   |   By ProHockeyTalk

The series is now tied 2-2.
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Vasilevskiy Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

Vasilevskiy Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

6 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

WASHINGTON Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal to edge the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Thursday night, evening the Eastern Conference final at two games apiece.
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Celtics Wrap: Boston Continues TD Garden Magic, Beats Cavs 96-83 In Game 5

Celtics Wrap: Boston Continues TD Garden Magic, Beats Cavs 96-83 In Game 5

BOSTON - Same script, different home playoff game. After losing Games 3 and 4 in Cleveland, the Boston Celtics returned home to TD Garden on Wednesday for Game 5 of the Eastern... Read more ...

Ovechkin, Holtsby shine in Game 7, Caps beat Lightning 4-0

Ovechkin, Holtsby shine in Game 7, Caps beat Lightning 4-0

Capitals win Game 7, advance to Stanley Cup Final for first time since 1998 Read more ...

White Sox catcher Welington Castillo suspended 80 games for PEDs

White Sox catcher Welington Castillo suspended 80 games for PEDs

Castillo joined Robinson Cano as the second MLB player to be hit with an 80-game ban in as many weeks. Read more ...

Reuben Foster wasn't only one wronged by ex-girlfriend's lies about domestic...

Reuben Foster wasn't only one wronged by ex-girlfriend's lies about domestic violence

Domestic violence charges against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster dropped after ex-girlfriend said she made it all up. Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2018: Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala ruled questionable for Game 5

NBA playoffs 2018: Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala ruled questionable for Game 5

Thompson and Iguodala are questionable to play Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. Read more ...

The Latest: Milwaukee chief apologizes for Brown arrest

The Latest: Milwaukee chief apologizes for Brown arrest

MILWAUKEE The Latest on Milwaukee police releasing body-camera footage showing the arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown : Read more ...

NFL's new anthem policy: an ominous 'solution' to a problem that didn't exist

NFL's new anthem policy: an ominous 'solution' to a problem that didn't exist

The NFL could have done nothing about silent gestures during the national anthem. Instead, the league turned peaceful protest into a crime against the sport. Its new anthem... Read more ...

Celtics Wrap: Boston Continues TD Garden Magic, Beats Cavs 96-83 In Game 5

Celtics Wrap: Boston Continues TD Garden Magic, Beats Cavs 96-83 In Game 5

BOSTON - Same script, different home playoff game. After losing Games 3 and 4 in Cleveland, the Boston Celtics returned home to TD Garden on Wednesday for Game 5 of the Eastern... Read more ...

Capitals stars Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby on ousting Lightning

Capitals stars Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby on ousting Lightning

Washington Capitals stars Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby describe the emotions of beating the Tampa Bay Lightning to win the Eastern Conference Final and advance to the... Read more ...

Red Sox Wrap: Three-Run Ninth Inning Gives Boston 4-1 Victory Over Rays

Red Sox Wrap: Three-Run Ninth Inning Gives Boston 4-1 Victory Over Rays

The Boston Red Sox's starters and relievers alike were stellar Wednesday night, and the offense made sure the effort wasn't spoiled. A three-run ninth inning gave the Sox a 4-1... Read more ...