NEW YORK -- It might be the highest form of bravery in a sport known for its brutality.
News and notes as the Capitals and Rangers prepare for their 12:30 p.m. battle on NBC. The Ranger lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Semifinals two games to one.
The playoffs are the time to dig deep. Overtime in the playoffs: a time to dig deeper.
Capitals left wing Matt Hendricks, who delivered a game-high 11 hits in Wednesday nights triple overtime loss to the New York Rangers, spent Thursday afternoon spreading grass seed.