Prior to Game 3, Capitals coach Barry Trotz talked about the need for the team's bottom two lines to step up. Apparently, they were listening.
Locked in a goaltending duel, the Caps turned to an unlikely hero to break the scoreless tie and give the Caps the edge in their series against the New York Rangers.
It didn't take the Islanders long to win it in overtime.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 2-1 overtime loss to the New York Islanders in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series Sunday at Nassau Coliseum: