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.
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.
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.
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The Capitals know patience is critical when facing Henrik Lundqvist, who is a finalist for the Vezina Trophy for the fifth time in his career.
Alex Ovechkin responds to Ryan McDonagh's comments that the star winger looked "tired" on the shift that led to the Rangers' game winning goal in Game 3.
The return of Marc Staal makes the Rangers a much more balanced defensive team.