Instant analysis of the Capitals’ Southeast Division-clinching 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets in front of a raucous sellout crowd Tuesday night at Verizon Center:
It has all the makings of the perfect storm.
The Winnipeg Jets are riding the energy of a 6-0-1 streak that has kept alive their desperate quest for the eighth and final playoff spot.
Whenever the Capitals are asked to pinpoint the moment their season turned around, almost everyone refers to their back-to-back games in Winnipeg on March 21 and 22.
News and notes from Kettler Capitals Iceplex, where the Capitals are preparing for Tuesday night’s showdown against the Winnipeg Jets at Verizon Center: