Capitals right wing Joel Ward practiced on a fourth line on Monday and said he’s making strides toward returning to the lineup, possibly on Thursday night in the playoff opener against the New Yor
It’s official. The Capitals will open the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs on Thursday night at Verizon Center against the New York Rangers.
When the Rangers and Capitals meet in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs this week and next, there will be several subplots that contribute to the outcome.
The Capitals were still giving their fans the shirts off their backs Saturday night when they learned their first-round playoff opponents would be the New York Rangers.