Barring a late afternoon phone call from Brendan Shanahan, Alex Ovechkins open-ice hit on Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals will go without further disci
News and notes as the Capitals and Rangers prepare for their 12:30 p.m. battle on NBC. The Ranger lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Semifinals two games to one.
Former Capitals goaltender Olie Kolzig played in two of the longest games in team history and says the emotional toll of losing a long overtime game far outweighs the physical toll.
NEW YORK -- Braden Holtbys NHL resume is not the most extensive, but it is worth noting he has gone 24 straight NHL starts without losing consecutive games.