Brooks Laich is on the ice at Madison Square Garden Wednesday morning, marking the first time he's skated with teammates since April 4.
Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh said Alex Ovechkin appeared "tired" on the shift that led to the game-winning goal in Game 3. Coach Adam Oates disagreed.
Coach Adam Oates gave the Capitals an unexpected day off following the loss in Game 3.
Frantic, diving tries to get in front of a shot are commonplace in the postseason, but it’s not something Capitals Coach Adam Oates encourages -- even on the penalty kill.
With the Capitals up 2-0 in their series against the Rangers, Coach Adam Oates gave the team a day to refresh for Game 3 however they saw fit.
The Rangers’ aggressive penalty kill can force even the NHL’s most effective power play in the regular season to tweak its strategy slightly.
Last year it wasn't until the postseason that the Capitals truly clicked under Dale Hunter. This year, Washington doesn't need to find another gear for the playoffs but rather to keep rolling along the way it did to clinch the Southeast Division title.
The Rangers could welcome back a couple injured players in Game 2 of its Eastern Conference quarterfinals series with the Washington Capitals.
By Mark Giannotto
May 3, 2013
You can see every shot and goal from last night's 3-1 win over the Rangers -- and throughout the Capitals' playoff run.
By Lindsay Applebaum
May 3, 2013
Get live updates and analysis from Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
By Mark Giannotto, Neil Greenberg and Lindsay Applebaum
May 2, 2013