Adam Oates had a difficult time explaining how a series that was so tight through six games was decided by a Game 7 so lopsided it ended with half the crowd already several Metro stops out of the
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ season-ending 5-0 loss to the New York Rangers Monday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
And so the Capitals’ first-round playoff series against the Rangers has come down to one game.
Most hockey fans will admit that home-ice advantage is important, but in recent Stanley Cup Playoff action it’s been more than occasionally overcome. Don’t tell that to the Caps and Rangers, who h