TAMPA, FL -- With each passing day the NHLs Eastern Conference playoff picture comes more and more into focus and so does the potential path for the Capitals.
BOSTON -- Beginning tonight in Bostons TD Garden, Capitals general manager George McPhee will learn a lot about his team over the next five games.
Capitals coach Dale Hunter says he doesnt want his players looking too far ahead or too far behind as they tackle the difficult task of having to win most if not all of their remaining five games
The Capitals and Sabres both entered Tuesday nights game tied at 84 points, each with six games left and their playoff hopes in the balance.
With five games remaining in their regular season, there are 10 points still on the table for the Capitals.