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.
The Washington Capitals took to the ice this afternoon at TD Garden a day after their game one playoff loss to the Boston Bruins.
Brooks Laich said “we feel good” as the Washington Capitals prepared to play the Boston Bruins in game one of the 2011-2012 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
Brooks Laich of the Washington Capitals followed up his “We’re making the playoffs” comment last week on The Junkies with no such guarantees for the Caps first-round series against Boston on Wednesday.