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Former Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau has had his share of playoff disappointments over the years and as coach of the Anaheim Ducks he experienced another on Saturday night when the Chicago Blackha


News, notes and quotes to get you up to speed for tonight’s Game 7 of the Western Conference finals between the Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks at the Honda Center in Anaheim [8 p,m., NBCSN]:


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.


Barry Trotz knows far more about the Capitals’ interest in Patrick Sharp than the rest of us and on Saturday he did nothing to throw water on the idea of the 33-year-old, two-time Stanley Cup cham