Thursday night at PNC Arena was in line with the Caps' recent history, as they battled back for a 3-2 victory over Carolina.
Kirk Muller’s squad was especially impressive in the second period along the way to a 4-0 win in a showcase game among Southeast-division rivals.
The Washington Capitals arrived at the midway point of this shortened season Sunday afternoon looking to make amends for a misstep on Long Island yesterday. Unfortunately the Capitals ran into a red-hot New York Rangers squad.
Washington and Boston treated hockey fans to a memorable first-round playoff series last spring. Four of those seven games required overtime, as did this one tonight which culminated in a 4-3 triumph for the Capitals.