After a first round of surprises, overtime thrillers, goalie controversies and upsets, the playoff field has been cut from 16 teams to eight.
NEW YORK - Before a puck has been dropped, a check has been made or a punch has been thrown, Capitals 21-year-old right wing Tom Wilson already has been described in the New York Post as “a predat
Caps vs. Rangers in the playoffs. Hmm, sounds familiar, doesn’t it? It should.
As he skated through the post-game handshake line following the Capitals’ brutally physical seven-game victory over the New York Islanders, Alex Ovechkin heard words of encouragement from Islander
News, notes and quotes as the Capitals prepare to take on the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Thursday night at Madison Square Garden [6:30 pregame, CSN]: