This year was supposed to be different.
This year the Capitals were the team no one wanted to face in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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.