The Capitals have played noticeably better as they show progressing signs of adapting to Adam Oates’ system. However, Brooks Laich’s injury has dramatically affected them on the Penalty Kill. He explained to the Junks why it’s taking him so long to return to action.
It almost sounds strange to say, but the Capitals are trending upward for the first time this season after two consecutive wins against a divisional opponent. Injured Brooks Laich told the Junkies Thursday, that winning streak is something the Capitals ‘desperately, desperately needed.’
Dale Hunter won’t be back with the Capitals next season as the players spoke about losing their head coach and where the team will go from here.
The Washington Capitals season came to a close Saturday night at Madison Square Garden thanks to Brad Richards, Michael Del Zotto and the New York Rangers who advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 2-1 victory in Game 7.
For the second series in a row, the Caps came up big with a game four win, 3-2 over the New York Rangers, and now head back to New York for game five all tied at two games a piece.
Arlington, VA-The Capitals held a morning skate today before their game three Eastern Conference Semifinals match against the New York Rangers and could have a tiny difference in their lines.
Arlington, VA-Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals held one final full practice before they fly up to Boston this afternoon for the seventh and deciding game tomorrow against the Bruins at 7:30pm.
The Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 to tie the series at two games a piece as Braden Holtby stopped 44 shots in the win.
The Caps lost Game 3 and the series lead to the Bruins 4-3 on Monday courtesy of a late Zdeno Chara goal.
Arlington, VA-The Washington Capitals held an optional skate today one day after evening up the series at one game a piece after their 2-1 double overtime win over the Boston Bruins.