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.
Capitals' inability to convert on late power play in Game 3 costly as Rangers capture 4-3 win.
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Braden Holtby stresses focus heading into Game 3, questions Capitals' loose mood at morning skate.
While the Rangers may be down 2-0, Coach John Tortorella believes his team is still in what he believes has been an evenly matched series.
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 penalty for firing the puck over the glass played a substantial role in the Capitals' Game 2 win, but there are mixed feelings about the rule itself.
The Capitals goaltender earned his first shutout in the Stanley Cup playoffs with 24 saves in Game 2 against the Rangers, but acknowledged it wasn't an especially difficult game for him.