Steve Whyno covers the Washington Capitals for The Washington Times.
New York gets center, plus Derek Dorsett, back for Game 2 at Capitals.
Any adjustments will be more about executing than what the Rangers do to kill penalties, players say.
Unlike Dale Hunter hockey, playing up in a game doesn't include changing gears.
Captain scores after Mike Green's shot bounces off back boards. 'Kind of a lucky bounce, but I'll take it.'
Left wing scores sixth goal in 13 postseason games against New York.
Capitals right wing in lineup vs. Rangers after missing final nine games of regular season with left knee injury.
Schedule, storylines, key matchup, lines and injuries and more going into first-round series.
Capitals defenseman says: 'You just have to approach it like you would any other game.'
Postseason experience with Predators extensive, but left wing didn't produce much. Being surrounded by more talent and in Adam Oates' system could make all the difference.
Power forward has only four games of postseason experience going into 2013. 'Let's see what he can do,' Washington forward Martin Erat says.
Coach Adam Oates said there's a 'good' likelihood right wing plays vs. Rangers on Thursday.
WMATA, Verizon Center announce that games running past 11 p.m. will be followed by service later than midnight.
Playmaking center could get long-term deal he's searching for with strong postseason performance.
Ex-coach Dale Hunter calls 19-year-old right wing 'a power forward that has a knack to score.'
Alex Ovechkin's value to Capitals' improbable run leads him to top of my Hart Trophy list.
'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America