News and notes from the Capitals’ final practice before the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which begin Wednesday night at Verizon Center:
With his team set to begin the Stanley Cup playoffs following his first year on the job, Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan met with the media on Monday to discuss a variety of topics.
They piled up 101 points in the regular season and clinched a playoff spot with two games to play.
Centers Eric Fehr and Jay Beagle [upper body injuries] participated in a full-contact practice and right wing Tom Wilson [head injury] came off 30 minutes into the session, as previously directed
The Capitals and New York Islanders are about to find out how much – or how little – playoff experience means in a playoff series, especially on the blue line.