For the next four days CSNWashington.com will continue our team-by-team look at the three divisions in the Eastern Conference.
You could tell from the opening puck drop that the Capitals were not going to be pushed around by the Sabres Friday night. Two disheartening defeats in Buffalo were hard enough to swallow.
Not even Will Ferrell, a.k.a. Ricky Bobby himself, could have made that first period funny for Washington.