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:
BOSTON Braden Holtby needed to be perfect, and on Thursday night he was one shot short of perfection.