The physicality of Game 5 was palpable on Thursday night. With the Islanders on the ropes, the Capitals can sense it.
After the Hit Heard 'Round the World in Game 4 against New York, Tom Wilson may never have to buy a beverage in this city again. He told this story on STL.
The Capitals offense finally came alive against the Islanders in Game 5, but it wasn't Ovechkin who sparked the team. It was the other Russian star, Evgeny Kuznetsov.