It's pretty simple math. When the Caps are trailing, Alex Ovechkin plays more. When they're leading he plays less.
The Capitals called up three players from their AHL affiliate Hershey Bears.
Rangers coach John Tortorella's exchanges with the media have been brief and snarly and have made Dale Hunter look like wordsmith.
The Capitals said they needed to step up their intensity in Game 2. They're saying it's the biggest reason they're returning home with a split.