NEW YORK -- It might be the highest form of bravery in a sport known for its brutality.
Barring a late afternoon phone call from Brendan Shanahan, Alex Ovechkins open-ice hit on Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals will go without further disci
News and notes as the Capitals and Rangers prepare for their 12:30 p.m. battle on NBC. The Ranger lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Semifinals two games to one.
Former Capitals goaltender Olie Kolzig played in two of the longest games in team history and says the emotional toll of losing a long overtime game far outweighs the physical toll.