After the New York Rangers lost to the Capitals in Game 1 of their second-round series, coach Alain Vigneault wondered if a new standard had been set when big hits by Alex Ovechkin [on the Island
Goaltender Braden Holtby will downplay the fact that in his playoff career with the Capitals he is 10-2 in games that follow his own losses.
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.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 1-0 win over the New York Rangers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Monday night at Verizon Center:
Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt is expected to get his first taste of the Stanley Cup playoffs tonight when he takes warmups for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the New York R