Locked in a goaltending duel, the Caps turned to an unlikely hero to break the scoreless tie and give the Caps the edge in their series against the New York Rangers.
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.