After suffering through two tough losses to the Devils, the Capitals concluded their season slate with New Jersey with a supercharged third period Saturday afternoon.
For the first thirty minutes of Sunday's meeting with the Penguins, the Capitals seemed to be keeping pace.
The Capitals played a pretty decent first period Thursday night against Montreal. They appeared to be much more engaged in the battle with the Canadiens than they had been Tuesday against the Jet
For the second time in less than a year, the Capitals find themselves in the uncomfortable position of learning a new system under a new head coach, the third in just two seasons.