Playoffs

Lightning lock up series after Capitals' ‘missed opportunity'

5 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As Alex Killorn cheered and skated past his Lightning teammates on the bench and got a quick succession of side-fives, the saddest organ music played in a dejected Capital One Arena where, between depressing organ notes, you could've heard a pin drop.
Capitals goalie Braden Holtby took his helmet off and skated over to Washington's bench and looked up at the big screen for the replay, and he watched Killorn stuff the eventual game-winner through his legs.
For more than 21 minutes in Game 4 of this Eastern Conference Final, the Capitals held the Lightning without a shot...
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Failure to seize momentum vs. Lightning brings doubt back to Capitals and their fans

Failure to seize momentum vs. Lightning brings doubt back to Capitals and their fans

6 days ago   |   By USA Today

Perhaps it was premature to think the Capitals had fully bucked their history of playoff failure by just making the third round, as the Tampa Bay Lightning won both games in Washington to even the Eastern Conference final 2-2.
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Lightning shutdown Capitals in Game 4 to even series: 3 takeaways

6 days ago   |   By FanSided

What did we learn from the Tampa Bay Lightning getting even and defeating the Washington Capitals in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals? The Tampa Bay Lightning did not play their best game in Game 4 against the Washington Capitals, but they still managed a 4-2 victory behind the brilliance of Andrei Vasilevskiy. Alex...
Lightning shutdown Capitals in Game 4 to even series: 3 takeaways - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Lightning survive barrage to even series with Capitals

6 days ago   |   By ProHockeyTalk

Killorn fires home winner in the third to even series.
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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 ...