The Capitals do not believe a Game 7 stage is too big for them.
New coach, new year, same result. Through six games, the Capitals and the New York Islanders are deadlocked at three wins apiece and will need Game 7 to decide the victor.
Halfway through the second period the Capitals finally got on the scoreboard thanks to Karl Alzner.
Karl Alzner admits the team is just ready for next Wednesday to come.
The Capitals have lost 22 games in regulation this season, but this one seemed to hurt a little more.