Now that the Capitals have locked up the Southeast Division and will begin the Stanley Cup playoffs as the No. 3 seed in the East, who will they face in Round 1?
It’s not often that fans of the New York Islanders or New York Rangers openly root for the Washington Capitals, but playoff races have a funny way of changing the status quo.
NEW YORK – Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 3-2 shootout win over the New York Rangers Sunday night at Madison Square Garden:
NEW YORK – In a pair of lopsided wins against the Winnipeg Jets Thursday and Friday nights the Capitals moved the puck like the 1977 Montreal Canadiens, outscoring the Jets 10-1.