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All of NBC Sports Washington's Capitals podcast content has moved to "Capitals Talk". Rob Carlin hosts your best source for Capitals coverage including weekly podcasts, postgame pods, and more.


Draft Preview + Trotz + Schedule & Still Defending Champs

Rob is joined by Tarik who is in Dallas for the NHL Draft. Will Phillip Grubauer be traded? Their thoughts on Barry Trotz to the Islanders a few days after the news transpired. Plus, Rob has a bit of a gripe with how the Caps 2018-2019 schedule gets started.


Eve of the Parade: Caps = Champs

Rob, Alan, and Ryan are sort of recovered from the championship celebration(s). They get you all excited again less than 24 hours before the Championship Parade in D.C.


SCF Game 4: Caps dominate early on their way to a 6-2 win

Rob and Alan are joined by Ben Raby & Tarik El-Bashir to recap how the Washington Capitals are just one win away for eternal hockey glory.


SCF Game 3: Caps grab 2-1 hold of series for first Stanley Cup Final win on home ice

For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Capitals hold a 2-1 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final. Relive the historic Game 3 victory in your latest episode of Caps Extra.


SCF Game 2: Holtby and "The Save" as the Caps Win 3-2 in Vegas

Rob and Alan react from Las Vegas to the Caps 1st ever win on hockey's biggest stage. They of course talk about "The Save", Brooks Orpik's big night, and other accolades from the victory. They also look at how the upper body injury to Evgeny Kuznetsov might affect Game 3.


SCF Game 1: Golden Knights defeat Caps in epic start to series

Game 1 was a high-scoring affair as the Golden Knights used three 3rd period goals to race past the Caps for a 6-4 victory. Your Caps Extra team delivers its first-ever Stanley Cup Final podcast episode which dives into analysis, recap and looks ahead to Game 2.


ECF Game 7: Caps punch ticket to Stanley Cup Final in 4-0 win over Bolts

For the first time since 1998, the Washington Capitals will play in the Stanley Cup Final after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 in Game 7. Your Caps Extra podcast crew breaks down HISTORY in this latest episode.


ECF Game 6: Caps force elusive Game 7, defeat Bolts 3-0

After Monday night's 3-0 shutout victory, the Caps are now one win away from the Stanley Cup Final. Rob, Alan and Al try to make sense of what has been an unpredictable, roller coaster-type series in your latest playoff episode of Caps Extra.


ECF Game 5: Bolts take 3-2 series lead thanks to dominant 1st period

Thanks to two 1st period goals, the Tampa Bay Lightning now find themselves in the driver's seat and return to Capital One Arena Monday night with a 3-2 series lead. Rob, Alan and Tarik break it all down for you and also preview Game 6 in your latest episode of Caps Extra.


ECF Game 4: Bolts even series with Caps 2-2

Rob Carlin hosts your latest episode of Caps Extra after last night's loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. With the series now tied 2-2 headed back to Florida, Alan May and Tarik El-Bashir break down what has to improve in order for the Caps to punch their tickets to the Stanley Cup Final.


ECF Game 3: Caps Lose At Home 4-2

Rob and Alan go over the Caps loss to Tampa Bay including their struggles against the Lightning Power Play. They also dissect the Anton Stralman hit on Tom Wilson in the 1st Period and look ahead to Thursday's Game 4 in DC.


ECF Game 2: Caps Cruise to a 6-2 Win

Rob & Alan are in Tampa again to recap the Capitals dominant performance to take a 2-0 series. They cover all the aspects you need to hear before the series shifts back to DC Tuesday night.


ECF Game 1: Caps Roll in Tampa 4-2

Rob & Alan on-site recap the Capitals Game 1 victory in Tampa, look at just how vital the final seconds of the 1st period were towards the outcome and how Michal Kempny got the momentum going early for the team. They also touch on the latest with Nicklas Backstrom and look ahead to Sunday's Game 2.


Game 6: The Clincher!

Rob and Alan with the most important ever Caps Extra Podcast after the Caps eliminate the rival Penguins 2-1 in overtime, on the road, to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.


Game 5: Caps Grab Series Lead With A 6-3 Victory

Rob and Alan are joined by special guest Craig Laughlin to break down the Game 5 victory in DC over Pittsburgh that included 4 3rd period goals by the Caps in front of a rowdy red clad crowd. They also take a look at the latest regarding Nicklas Backstrom's upper body injury.


Game 4: Caps fall to Penguins 3-1 in Pittsburgh

The lone T.J. Oshie 2nd period goal wasn't enough for the Caps to take game 4 in Pittsburgh Thursday night. As the series shifts back to Capital One Arena, your Caps Extra crew has the latest playoff episode.


Game 3: Caps Win 4-3 in Pittsburgh

Rob, Alan, and Ryan are joined in studio by the one and only Joe B for full in depth analysis to Alex Ovechkin's late heroics as the Caps now lead the series 2-1 over the Penguins.


Game 2: Caps Even Up The Series

Rob, Alan, and Tarik with immediate reaction to the Caps Game 2 victory over Pittsburgh 4-1 in DC. They discuss what went right for the Capitals and the no goal call by the refs at the Penguins expense. They finish by looking at the hit involving Tom Wilson and it's possible ramifications for the rest of the series.


Game 1: Caps surrender late lead to Penguins, fall 3-2

The Washington Capitals fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins after allowing three 3rd period goals Thursday night. Your Caps Extra crew has your latest playoff podcast episode with recap and reaction.