The matchup: Back home after opening the second half of the season with three out of four road games, the Mystics host Atlanta on Friday (7:00 p.m., Comcast SportsNet).
The Stanley Cup playoffs are still a week away and already the Capitals and Sabres are trying to get inside each others helmets with a war of words.
The Capitals grip on the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference standings got a little looser Tuesday night.
BOSTON -- Beginning tonight in Bostons TD Garden, Capitals general manager George McPhee will learn a lot about his team over the next 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.