Arlington’s Kettler Capitals Iceplex is packed with fans Friday as Washington practices ahead of Game 5 of its first-round playoff series with the New York Rangers. The Capitals hold a three-games-to-one lead and can advance to the next round with a victory.
Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Brooks Laich wait their turn for a drill as the Capitals practice for Game 5. With Mike Knuble nursing a hand injury, Laich practiced on the top line. John McDonnell/The Washington Post Buy Photo