At 27, Steve Oleksy had one of the more memorable rookie seasons for the Capitals, rocketing from relative obscurity to logging big minutes in the Stanley Cup playoffs:
Any nerves that rookie defenseman Steve Oleksy may have felt in his NHL debut earlier this year certainly did not appear to carry over into his first NHL playoff appearance Thursday night.
Throughout the playoffs we’ll boil down each Capitals game to the highlight-worthy moments on their quest for the Stanley Cup.
Tuesday was a good day for Capitals defensemen Steve Oleksy, John Erskine and Nate Schmidt.
For Dmitry Orlov and Tomas Kundratek, not so much.