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With a strong forecheck and contributions from their young forwards, the Islanders showed the blueprint on Wednesday for how they hope to beat the Caps.
The Capitals knew what they were getting themselves into against the Islanders and they still couldn't stop it in a Game 1 loss on Wednesday night. Chuck Gormley has more.
The Caps felt they were out-skated by the speedy Islanders in Game 1, something they acknowledged they will have to rectify going forward.
The Caps allowed three unanswered goals in Game 1 of their playoff series against the Islanders on Wednesday night, dropping the opener 4-1. More here from CSN's Chuck Gormley.