By winning 80 games in 2011, the Washington Nationals got close to the playoffs, but not quite close enough.
The Stanley Cup playoffs are still a week away and already the Capitals and Sabres are trying to get inside each others helmets with a war of words.
Dale Hunter almost never announces his starting goaltender before a game.
From Comcast SportsNet
The Capitals grip on the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference standings got a little looser Tuesday night.