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 Alex Ovechkin knew there wouldnt be a whole lot of ice with which to maneuver against Zdeno Chara and the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
BOSTON Braden Holtby needed to be perfect, and on Thursday night he was one shot short of perfection.
BOSTON His offensive numbers may not show it, but in his first four playoff seasons with the Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin says there has always been something, whether its a lower body or uppe
The Boston Bruins have seven forwards and two defensemen who stand 6 feet 2 or better and 11 players who weigh 200 pounds or more.
But are they any bigger or badder than the Capitals?