Adam Vingan

NHL Contributor

I was so obsessed with Washington, D.C. and the Capitals as a child that when it came time to pick a college, I chose American University partially because I wanted to be closer to the team. But now, I love all things Washington. Expect the bag tax. I am the co-founder of Kings Of Leonsis, a Caps-centric blog I've started with fellow SB Nation D.C. staffer Jack Anderson. Check us out. Our text is on fire.


Lightning Vs. Canadiens: Steven Stamkos Stuck At 58 Goals In 5-2 Loss

The Tampa Bay Lightning have nothing left to play for, but Steven Stamkos does. Just two goals shy of 60 for the season, Stamkos was held scoreless in a 5-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens on...

Penguins Vs. Bruins: Pens Look To Clinch Fourth Seed After 5-3 Win

The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers are on a collision course for the first round of the playoffs, but the former can try to earn the home-ice advantage. Tuesday's 5-3 win over the B...

Senators Vs. Islanders: Ottawa Returns To Playoffs After 5-1 Win

One team from Canada had to make the playoffs in the Eastern Conference. The Ottawa Senators were happy to oblige. The Senators clinched their first postseason berth in two years after defeating...

Capitals Vs. Bruins: Caps Blow It, Come Back To Win 3-2 In Shootout

The Washington Capitals wanted to give this one away. Thursday against the Boston Bruins, the Caps, who can ill afford to lose another game as they cling to their playoff lives, had a 2-0 lead with...

Sharks Vs. Ducks: Ducks Play Spoiler, Knock Off Sharks, 3-1

The Anaheim Ducks may be cooked, but that does not mean that they cannot hinder other teams. Teemu Selanne's tip-in goal late in the third period propelled the Ducks to a 3-1 victory over the San...

Sabres Vs. Capitals: Sabres Stampede Capitals 5-1, Control Destiny

Fate can be a cruel mistress, but when you cannot control your own destiny, then you have a problem. The Buffalo Sabres entered a hostile environment in Washington Tuesday, but left unscathed and...

Wild Vs. Capitals: Alex Ovechkin Continues Hot Streak In 3-0 Win

When Alex Ovechkin is on, it's hard to turn him off. Ovechkin's ninth goal in his last seven games was one of three Washington Capitals goals in a 3-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night. T...

Panthers Vs. Hurricanes: 'Canes Win Fourth Straight In 3-1 Win

Florida Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim may have mocked the Carolina Hurricanes with a golf swing Wednesday, but the latter is closer to the playoffs than ever before. The Hurricanes won their...

Coyotes Vs. Stars: Shane Doan Faces Disciplinary Hearing For Elbowing Jamie Benn

Phoenix Coyotes forward Shane Doan will have a disciplinary hearing with the NHL to discuss his elbow on Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn during the second period of Phoenix's 4-3 shootout loss. At...

Capitals Vs. Red Wings: Alex Ovechkin Carries Caps To 5-3 Win

Whenever the Washington Capitals have been in a pinch, they can usually rely on Alex Ovechkin. That, however, has not been the case this season. Until now. Ovechkin's two goals led the Caps to an...

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