Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 1-0 win over the New York Rangers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Monday night at Verizon Center:
Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt is expected to get his first taste of the Stanley Cup playoffs tonight when he takes warmups for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the New York R
Through two games against the New York Rangers, the Capitals’ best players unquestionably have been their best players. As for the rest of the gang, not so much.
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Coming back to Washington with the series tied 1-1, it would be easy to assume the Capitals have the upper hand.