NEW YORK Ask anyone in the Capitals dressing room what was missing in their series-opening loss to the Rangers and the answers were the same.
NEW YORK Maybe Dale Hunter was simply saving Alex Ovechkin for the right moment.
NEW YORK News and notes from Sundays 11 a.m. practice at Madison Square Garden:
It looks like a one-game punishment for Nicklas Backstrom will turn into a one-game opportunity for Mathieu Perreault and Mike Knuble.
BOSTON Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as we dissect the Capitals 1-0 overtime loss to the Bruins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Thursday night at TD Garden: