Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals try to digest Thursday night’s come-from-ahead 3-2 loss to the Devils and look ahead to Saturday’s noon rematch:
If there was a text book on how to lose games in the third period, it would begin with these instructions:
In a game that would be decided by special teams, the Capitals once again paid a steep price for taking too many penalties. A half-dozen transgressions committed in a nine-minute span of the thir
Adam Oates doesn’t like them and says he never will.
Wojtek Wolski is famous for them but he’d be OK if he never participated in another one.