Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz has won the Jack Adams Award. The award is given out annually to the NHL's best head coach. Trotz led the Capitals to a Presidents trophy as the best team in the league and finished with 120 points.
The Washington Capitals entered the season with very high expectations. It looked as if the Capitals would finally make it past the second round as the playoffs as they began the season very successfully as they put together one of the best seasons the franchise has ever seen. But just like previous years, the Capitals flamed out in the playoffs and were eliminated in the second round of the playoffs.
First Period (12:23): Penguins strike again! Make that 2-0 on a lovely goal.
First Period (13:23) GOAL!!! Penguins strike first! 1-0.
First Period (20:00)- It's game time! The Penguins control the faceoff!
Almost gametime between the Penguins and CapitaIs! About 15 minutes until puck drop.
As expected when the Penguins and Capitals face off,
Coming off a 4-2 series win over the Flyers, the top seeded Washington Capitals will look to continue their quest for the franchises first Stanley Cup against the Pittsburgh Penguins, who dismantled the Rangers and won their first round matchup 4-1.