New York Rangers forward Artem Anisimov never saw it coming.
While many of the Capitals were relaxing in their homes on Thursday following Wednesday nights marathon Game 3, several Rangers got out of their hotel rooms and toured Arlington National Cemetery.
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.
The numbers are daunting for a reason. Since 2000, NHL teams that have lost a playoff game of three or more overtimes have gone 5-11 in those series.