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T.J. Oshie out, Tom Wilson in as Caps visit Montreal on Monday

T.J. Oshie out, Tom Wilson in as Caps visit Montreal on Monday

T.J. Oshie won’t suit up tonight in Montreal, but Tom Wilson is good to go, coach Barry Trotz told reporters at Bell Centre.

Both Oshie (upper body injury) and Wilson (lower body) took part in the morning skate. The right wingers got hurt in Saturday’s 1-0 win over the Senators.

Pressed for a prognosis on Oshie, Trotz would only classify the Caps’ third-leading goal scorer (13) as “day to day.” Asked if Oshie aggravated the shoulder injury that caused him to miss seven games earlier this season, Trotz again said, “Day-to-day.”

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As for Wilson’s status, Trotz would only say, “He’s fine.” Wilson, who was struck by an Erik Karlsson shot on a late penalty kill Saturday, was unable to practice Sunday.

“It was obviously pretty painful but the trainers got me ready to go,” Wilson told reporters after the skate. “If you want to block it, if you want to get in the way of it, there’s a pretty good chance it’s going hurt. It’s part of the gig.”

As a precaution, the Caps summoned Paul Carey from Hershey on Sunday. The team had previously recalled Liam O’Brien, who was a healthy scratch in Ottawa.

Either Carey or O’Brien will get into the lineup against the Atlantic Division-leading Habs, but Trotz said the decision would not be revealed until pregame warmups.

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The Capitals were not pleased with the officiating in Game 1

The Capitals were not pleased with the officiating in Game 1

They did not want to talk about it, but it was clear after Game 1 that the Caps were not pleased about how Game 1 was officiated.

In a tense postseason matchup between two rivals that featured several scrums and dustups, Washington was not given a single power play and was shorthanded twice after what looked like soft calls.

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Alex Ovechkin took an interference penalty in the first period for a weak hit on Patric Hornqvist and Matt Niskanen was given a slashing penalty for swiping at a puck just as Marc-Andre Fleury tried to freeze it.

“For all the stuff that was going on, I'm not going to criticize the referees,” Trotz said when asked about Niskanen’s penalty. “They do an outstanding job, but at the same time, I thought with all the stuff that was going on, it was a pretty light one.”

Pittsburgh, meanwhile, was given only one penalty on the night, a matching minor between Scott Wilson and Kevin Shattenkirk.

Considering how good the Caps are on the power play, it was frustrating for the team to not get that unit on the ice. That frustration was compounded by what looked like two rather soft calls against Washington.

Following the game, the players would not criticize the referees, but they still made their displeasure known.

“No comment,” Niskanen said when asked about the officiating.

“It was kind of weird game,” Ovechkin said. “No penalties on their side. Sometimes those kind of [expletive] happen and you just have to fight through it and just put the puck in.”

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Prediction recap: Sidney Crosby ruins everything

Prediction recap: Sidney Crosby ruins everything

The Caps battled back from a 2-0 deficit but ultimately fell 3-2 to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday.

Here’s a recap of the three bold predictions for Game 1.

1. Washington will score first - Wrong

Neither team was able to score in the first period, but Sidney Crosby made short work of this prediction in the second period with a goal just 12 seconds in. He then added a second for good measure at the 1:04 mark to put the Penguins up 2-0.

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2. Patric Hornqvist will draw a penalty - Correct

It was a softy and it wasn’t for the reason I thought it would be, but it counts. Alex Ovechkin knocked into Hornqvist as the Penguins rushed the Caps’ offensive zone early in the first period. When I wrote this prediction, I expected him to get knocked around a bit in front of the net, not in the neutral zone. Considering I got the other two predictions wrong, however, yeah, I’m taking the point.

3. Sidney Crosby will not get a point – Very Wrong

Not only did Crosby get a point, he got two to match his total from all six games in last season’s series. And not only did he get two points, they were both goals.

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Correct: 9
Wrong: 11
Push: 1

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