Just call him Mr. Game 7.
For the first time in three years, the Capitals skated through a post-game handshake line with smiles on their faces.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 2-1 win over the New York Islanders in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series Monday night at Verizon Center:
After nearly two periods without scoring, the Caps got on the board first after Joel Ward slipped one past Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak, giving Washington a 1-0 lead heading into the final
The Capitals hope to continue their new punishing style of play in the postseason.