The Caps say it is, but early in the Stanley Cup playoffs, home teams have a losing record.Caps-Bruins Game 3 tonight on CSN: Coverage starts at 6.
Tyler Seguin and coach Claude Julien are expecting a long series after the Capitals evened things up in Game 2.
Mike Green hasn't scored a goal since October but says that's not an indication of how he's playing.
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has gone into the dirty areas against the Bruins and is no worse for the wear.
After years of playoff crash and burns the Capitals have bought into Dale Hunter's defense-first system.