There's no question that the Los Angeles Kings have been a better playoff team than regular season team the last three seasons, but they need to be better than this.
Truth be told, Nicklas Backstrom wasn’t planning on going to Columbus for the 2015 NHL All-Star Game anyway.
Where there was once panic there is now calm. Where there was despair, there is now confidence.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night at Verizon Center: