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Sudden-death overtime losses can feel like gut punches. Thursday night was not that for the Washington Capitals.
It may not be an irresistible force meeting an immovable object, but it's hard to argue with NBC analyst Pierre McGuire's assertion that Alex Ovechkin vs. Zdeno Chara is a "titanic battle."
The Capitals will open the playoffs Thursday at the Boston Bruins, but are now being picked by most pundits to bow out in the first round — unfamiliar territory for a team used to home-ice advantage. But it's not something players are shying from.
Previewing the Caps-Bruins first-round series.
It was pitiful, and the Washington Capitals had no answers for the longest time. They couldn't manage to win even two straight on the road from December until March.
The Vancouver Canucks carry the NHL's best record into the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second year in a row. The New York Rangers are on top of the Eastern Conference for the first time since they won it all in 1994.
As the Boston Bruins embarked on defending the Stanley Cup last fall, Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee told colleague Peter Chiarelli "you guys might be better this year than you were last year."
The Boston Bruins still have Tim Thomas, and they've added something they think might be even more important as they try to repeat as Stanley Cup champions.
History is not on the Boston Bruins' side this spring. No NHL team has repeated as Stanley Cup champion since the Detroit Red Wings in 1998, which essentially is forever ago in hockey terms.