On Saturday, the Capitals will take to the ice on Long Island with a chance to closeout the series and move on to the next round.
Heading into their series with the Caps, the New York Islanders knew they would have to limit their mistakes in order to keep the Caps' highly touted offense at bay.
Instant analysis of the Capitals 5-1 win over the New York Islanders Thursday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at Verizon Center:
The Capitals went into their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders hoping their relentless forecheck would wear down the New York Islanders’ inexperienced defensemen.
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