The Capitals may be out, but cheer up! There's still another month of hockey to watch before the boring summer starts. Beaches, sun and no hockey? That sounds just terrible.
After a first round of surprises, overtime thrillers, goalie controversies and upsets, the playoff field has been cut from 16 teams to eight.
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been called many things by opposing players and fans, but a “diver” is not one that sits well with him and on Tuesday in Pittsburgh he had a chance to respond to
News, notes and quotes as the Caps turn the page on Sunday night’s 5-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks and fly cross-country to face Sidney Crosby and the Penguins Tuesday night in Pittsburgh.