News, notes and quotes as the Capitals try to nail down home ice in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with today’s season finale against the New York Rangers [12:30 p.m., CSN]:
With a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils Tuesday, the New York Rangers won the Presidents' Trophy for the NHL's top regular season record and earned home-ice throughout the playoffs.
Now that the Capitals have clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the seventh time in eight years, who do you want them to face in the first round?
Let’s do some handicapping.
On the eve of the playoffs, the Stanley Cup odds are out and it is not good news for the Caps.