News and notes as the Capitals and Bruins prepare for tonights Game 7 in Bostons TD Garden:
NBC hockey analyst Pierre McGuire is not going to hedge bets on who will win Game 7 between the Capitals and Boston Bruins Wednesday night at TD Garden, but he will say this:
Three times last spring Tim Thomas and the Bruins walked across the hot coals of a Game 7 and came away on the right side of the handshake line.
Going into Sundays match at R.F.K Stadium against the New York Red Bulls, D.C. United has confidence from an unbeaten string of five consecutive matches.
Dale Hunter almost never announces his starting goaltender before a game.