NEW YORK In the final month of the regular season, when the Capitals needed him most, Alexander Semin was at his best with 10 points and a plus-3 rating in his final nine games.
NEW YORK -- To some players, Sunday mornings practice at Madison Square Garden was no different than any other.
A hearty crowd arrived at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Friday to cheer the Capitals and Game 7 hero Joel Ward.
It looks like a one-game punishment for Nicklas Backstrom will turn into a one-game opportunity for Mathieu Perreault and Mike Knuble.
At some point you had to figure the Capitals would take on the personality of Dale Hunter, who was arguably the most hated hockey player of his era.