Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 2-1 overtime loss to the New York Islanders in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series Sunday at Nassau Coliseum:
If the Capitals hope to advance to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in three years, shutting down the New York Islanders’ top line of Nikolay Kulemin, John Tavares and Ryan Stro
The Capitals owe the Blue Jackets a round of drinks after Columbus defeated the Islanders 5-4 in a shootout Saturday night.
The Capitals host the division-leading Islanders on Saturday afternoon. Follow the conversation on Capitals Pulse as you watch the game on CSN.