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  • The Washington Capitals are counting on Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Brooks Laich and Alex Ovechkin to become leaders this season. Do they have what it takes? (Green: Joseph Silverman/The Washington Times), (Backstrom: AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek), (Laich: Associated Press Photographs), (Ovechkin: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    DALY: Leaders or followers? We'll find out

    Since the Washington Capitals ran aground in the second round of the playoffs, their front office has had meetings with Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Green, Brooks Laich — the core Caps, in other words. The subject of the sit-downs? Leadership.


  • Blues sign Langenbrunner, Arnott to deals

    The St. Louis Blues signed veteran forwards Jamie Langenbrunner and Jason Arnott to one-year deals on Wednesday.


  • Blues sign Langenbrunner, Arnott to deals

    The St. Louis Blues signed veteran forwards Jamie Langenbrunner and Jason Arnott to one-year deals on Wednesday.


  • Capitals center Marcus Johansson was on the receiving end of a glove to the face from New York Rangers left wing Brandon Dubinsky during Game 2. In a physical series, Washington needs to meet push with shove. (Associated Press)

    DALY: In playoff hockey, a fist to the face has its place

    No team sport has more of a dual personality than hockey. If the NHL regular season is "Semi-Tough," then the playoffs are "There Will Be Blood." You're talking about a whole different kind of physicality this time of year — as the Capitals and New York Rangers are illustrating.


  • Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, brings the puck in front of New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, left, also of Sweden, during the third period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series on Friday, April 15, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    DALY: No sign of weakness for the Caps -- so far

    A one-goal lead seems so much bigger for the Capitals these days the way they’re tending to defensive business. And two goals, that’s a veritable mountain – as the Rangers learned to their dismay Friday night at Verizon Center.


  • Washington Capitals center Jason Arnott, center, celebrates his goal with Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, and Marco Sturm (18), of Germany, during the second period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Friday, April 15, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Arnott's marker ends Capitals' playoff power play outage

    The Capitals carried a streak into Friday's Game 2 that they wanted no part of: They had gone 19 straight power play chances in the playoffs without lighting the lamp, dating back to last year's playoff upset at the hands of the Montreal Canadiens.


  • Washington Capitals' Alexander Semin (28) and Alex Ovechkin (8), both from Russia, celebrate Ovechkin's goal in the third period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series with the New York Rangers, Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    DALY: Caps flip the script with series-opening victory

    The Capitals can't wipe out decades of playoff pain all at once. They have to do it one game at a time. The math is pretty simple: Four wins get you to the next round; 16 get you the Stanley Cup.


  • Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, from left, celebrates his goal with teammates Karl Alzner, Nicklas Backstrom from Sweden, and John Carlson during third period of an NHL hockey game agains the Florida Panthers in Washington Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011. Washington won 3-2. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    DALY: Will road to Stanley Cup become memory lane?

    It's scary how young the Capitals still are. They've been good for four seasons now - good enough to win four straight Southeast Division titles, good enough to earn the first seed in the playoffs the past two years. Yet you scan their roster and you count 10 players - none older than 25 - who have helped them get where they are.


  • Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward (30) deflects a shot by Washington Capitals' Matt Bradley (10) while Hurricanes' Bryan Allen (5) defends during a game in Washington on Tuesday. The Hurricanes won 3-2 in a shootout. The Capitals are working to improve in power-play situations. (Associated Press)

    More shots could be cure for Capitals' power play

    There's one sound that's prevalent during just about every home power play in hockey: fans yelling at their team to "Shoot!"


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