Braden Holtby is tired of sugar-coating losses as moral victories.
For 5½ seasons, it was the best individual rivalry in hockey, possibly in all of sports.
The Capitals boarded a plane Monday for the start of a four-game road trip that, essentially, will tell them if they are playoff contenders or pretenders.
The Capitals and Hurricanes have notoriously played a number of very close games throughout their years of Southeast Division activity. The first two games of their season series in 2013 we