The Capitals postseason is finally upon us (well, almost). Get caught up on your reading before the puck drops in Boston at 7:30 p.m.
— No pressure, just playoffs. That’s something the Capitals aren’t taking for granted anymore. (Mike Wise)
— For a change, Washington enters the playoffs as the lower seed when it begins a series with Boston on Thursday night. Is that a good thing? (Katie Carrera)
— Be on time, Alex. (Tarik El-Bashir)
— On the Caps as underdogs (Post Sports Live):
— Jay Beagle’s playoff diary: first night in Boston
— Get to know the Bruins’ penalty kill. (Japers’ Rink)
— Doubting Tim Thomas. (RMNB)
— Matty Perreault is great against the Bruins. (OFB)
— David Krejci’s up for a repeat. (Boston Herald)
— Maybe the Bruins don’t have the edge? NESN video:
— Seguin ready for a second playoff trip (ESPN Boston)
— The art of trolling. (Deadspin)
Stay tuned for updates from Katie and Tarik up in Boston.