The Capitals don’t want to make a habit of conducting closed-door meetings following embarrassing losses, but you have to admit whatever they said Friday night hit home.
Alexander Ovechkin dropped to the ice after taking a puck to the lower midsection. He left for the locker room in pain, but returned to finish the game.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 2-0 win over the Boston Bruins Sunday night at Verizon Center:
Before Friday night, the last time the Capitals closed their doors and conducted a lengthy post-game, players-only meeting was back on Nov. 2 after a 6-5 loss to the Arizona Coyotes.