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  1. Watch Holtby hold own in final moments of Game 4, prevent a potential controversy

    Apr 19, 2012, 11:09 PM EST

    WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 19: Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes a save against the Boston Bruins in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

    An error with the time clock meant that the Bruins attack lasted 5.3 seconds longer than it should have.

  2. Capitals obey “Win it for Nicky” sign

    Apr 19, 2012, 10:35 PM EST

    WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 19: Fans hold a sign for Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals before Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Boston Bruins during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. Backstrom was suspended one game. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

    Backstrom missed Game 4 on Thursday because of a one-game suspension.

  3. Discussion: Braden Holtby steals another game, series tied

    Apr 19, 2012, 10:20 PM EST

    WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 19: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals walks off the ice after warm ups before Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Boston Bruins during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

    Can the young Capitals’ goaltender get Washington past the first round?

  4. Is Braden Holtby becoming a star before our eyes?

    Apr 19, 2012, 10:17 PM EST

    holtbygetty

    Maybe not, but he’s a huge difference-maker so far.

  5. Playoff goat? Dennis Wideman struggles

    Apr 19, 2012, 8:41 PM EST

    Dennis Wideman

    He has been on the ice for all of Boston’s even strength goals.

  6. Gretzky: Stars were rarely targeted back in the day

    Apr 19, 2012, 2:42 PM EST

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    Is it time to get rid of the instigator penalty?

  7. Asham surprised by suspension length, thought Backstrom’s cross-check was “a lot worse”

    Apr 19, 2012, 1:35 PM EST

    Brayden Schenn, Arron Asham

    Pittsburgh forward displeased with being banned for the remainder of the first round.

  8. Caps will have Erskine back tonight

    Apr 19, 2012, 12:01 PM EST

    John Erskine

    For obvious reasons.

  9. Vokoun compares his groin injury to a concussion

    Apr 19, 2012, 10:03 AM EST

    Tomas Vokoun, Jeff Skinner

    It doesn’t sound like he’s close to returning.

  10. How much would Luongo be worth on the trade market?

    Apr 19, 2012, 8:47 AM EST

    Roberto Luongo, Cory Schneider

    This might be the summer that we find out.

  11. Dale Hunter claims Boston was offside before Game 3 winner

    Apr 18, 2012, 9:49 PM EST

    St Louis Blues v Washington Capitals

    Was Chris Kelly offside during Zdeno Chara’s PP goal?

  12. Julien fires back at Hunter: “Being accused of headhunting is ludicrous”

    Apr 18, 2012, 3:34 PM EST

    Claude Julien

    He’s none too happy with the recent claims being made.

  13. Capitals disagree with, don’t understand Backstrom suspension

    Apr 18, 2012, 2:04 PM EST

    Backstrom

    “We do not understand why a suspension was imposed in this case while other incidents in this series have not been reviewed.”

  14. With Backstrom out for Game 4, Mike Knuble gets a shot to prove himself

    Apr 18, 2012, 11:57 AM EST

    Mike Knuble

    In a scratch-filled season, a cagey veteran will try and make a difference.

  15. It’s official: Nicklas Backstrom suspended for Game 4

    Apr 17, 2012, 10:59 PM EST

    Nicklas Backstrom

    His late cross-check was worse than Dale Hunter thought.

  16. Dale Hunter says the Bruins are targeting Nicklas Backstrom’s head

    Apr 17, 2012, 12:52 PM EST

    Dale Hunter

    Hunter: “It is crossing the line. To grab his head all the time is not the right way to play.”

  17. Report: Backstrom has hearing with Shanahan over cross-check

    Apr 17, 2012, 12:34 PM EST

    Backstrom Crosscheck

    NHL discipline czar is a busy man these days.

  18. Milan Lucic and Karl Alzner don’t seem to care for each other

    Apr 17, 2012, 9:52 AM EST

    Milan Lucic, Brooks Laich

    Lucic: “I don’t even know what to say to show that I’m not a crybaby.”

  19. PHT Morning Skate: Where Don Cherry sticks up for Sidney Crosby

    Apr 17, 2012, 8:01 AM EST

    Don Cherry

    This might be the least stunning development of the postseason. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  20. Chimera apologizes to Marchand for spear to groin

    Apr 17, 2012, 12:24 AM EST

    chimeragetty

    Best reason to apologize ever? Best reason to apologize ever.

  21. Peverley on Backstrom: “He tried to cross-check me in the face”

    Apr 16, 2012, 11:39 PM EST

    backstromgetty

    He seemed pretty indifferent about a suspension being necessary, though.

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