Through the first five games of the playoffs the Capitals' third line has been their most consistent and effective unit.
Mike Ribeiro plays his best game of the playoffs and tops it off with his first ever game-winning goal in the playoffs.
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Tom Wilson, who will make his NHL debut in Game 5 Friday against the Rangers, brings a blend of grit and offensive ability to the Capitals' lineup.
Alex Ovechkin is glad to receive recognition for his successful regular season by being named a finalist for the Hart Trophy but remains focused on the the Capitals' task at hand against the Rangers.
In Game 4 the Rangers dominated play early with an aggressive forecheck and by preventing Washington from making clean breakouts. It's the Capitals' turn to adapt.
Braden Holtby's error in puck handling cost the Capitals a goal early in Game 4 against the Rangers, but don't expect Coach Adam Oates to discourage him from playing the puck going forward.
Capitals prospect Tom Wilson was recalled from Hershey on Thursday and skated with the fourth line in practice. The 19-year-old right wing could make his NHL debut in Game 5 against the Rangers.
Brooks Laich discusses his recovery process, clarifies that he had a minor groin procedure in early April.
Martin Erat suffered an apparent injury to his left wrist or forearm in Game 4 and it's unclear how much time he might miss.