Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 2-1 overtime win over the New York Islanders Tuesday night at Nassau Coliseum in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference first-round series:
Late in the third of Game 3, the Capitals found themselves down 1-0. In Game 2, the Capitals were able to come back from a 2-0 and 3-1 deficit. Surely they could climb out of a 1-0 hole right?
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 4-3 win over the New York Islanders in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series Friday night at Verizon Center:
Nicklas Backstrom hasn't scored since February 19th, but that changed Friday night. He made it look too easy with his tying goal in the third period.
The Capitals hope to continue their new punishing style of play in the postseason.