The reality is that Boston has drawn an incredibly tough No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference in the Washington Capitals.Caps-Bruins schedule
The NHL has released the 2012 playoff schedule and the Caps will take on the Bruins this Thursday....
CSNNE's Bruins insider, Joe Haggerty, details why the Capitals offer a big challenge to Boston in the first round.
The role of favorites has not helped the Capitals in previous years. This spring, they face the Bruins as heavy underdogs.