Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin was held to two goals and two assists in Washington's four-game sweep by Tampa Bay in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Capitals haven't escaped the second round in the past four seasons.
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Gary Williams' success with Maryland's basketball program often is cited as the reason Comcast Center was built to replace Cole Field House. The Terrapins moved into 17,950-seat arena after the 2002 season.
Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau, answering questions at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Thursday, says of the team's future: "It's exciting when I think about what we can do next year." (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)
Washington Capitals (from left) Matt Bradley, Boyd Gordon and Matt Hendricks wait out the final moments of their season in Wednesday night's 5-3 loss to Tampa Bay. The Lightning swept the Capitals in four games in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.