The last time John Tortorella set foot in VerizonCenter, his New York Rangers were beating the Capitals 5-0 in the seventh game of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
Frustration is mounting for the Capitals as the push for the playoffs gets more and more intense. After the Capitals 2-0 loss, things don't get any easier.
A game between the Caps and Penguins is rarely overshadowed given the rivalry’s history and the team’s star-studded lineups. On Monday night, however, one young Russian stole the spotlight.
News and notes from the Capitals’ optional practice Friday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex: