If the Capitals go on to win the Stanley Cup in June, goaltender Philipp Grubauer did enough to get his name etched onto the big, silver chalice, despite the fact that he returned to the AHL Hersh
Hershey regular season finish: 46-22-5-3, 1st in the East Division, 2nd in the Eastern Conference. Last week: 2-0-0-0
In the NHL playoffs, strong goaltending can often be the key to success.
Down 1-0 in the series and without their starting goalie, you could understand if the Capitals began to panic Friday night after going down 2-0 to the New York Islanders in Game 2.
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: