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  1. Hunter thinks Backstrom’s cross-check “wasn’t that bad”

    Apr 16, 2012, 11:10 PM EST

    Dale Hunter

    Caps coach doesn’t think it will result in a suspension.

  2. Nicklas Backstrom’s late cross-check could bring suspension

    Apr 16, 2012, 10:56 PM EST

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Mike Vogel reports that a match penalty in the waning moments could mean an automatic review.

  3. Discuss: Bruins take back home ice advantage from Caps

    Apr 16, 2012, 10:26 PM EST

    paillegetty

    Boston barely ekes out a 2-1 series lead with a 4-3 win against Washington.

  4. Caps fans bring Obama masks to taunt Tim Thomas

    Apr 16, 2012, 7:21 PM EST

    obamamasks

    That’s some quality trolling.

  5. Even Brad Marchand knows the Bruins have to be better than they have been

    Apr 16, 2012, 10:47 AM EST

    Brad Marchand

    “It’s a big time of year and we need guys to step up .”

  6. Will the Capitals need Neuvirth or Vokoun?

    Apr 14, 2012, 7:29 PM EST

    BOSTON, MA - APRIL 14: The Washington Capitals celebrate a double overtime win against the Boston Bruins in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 14, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau NHLI via Getty Images)

    Braden Holtby has certainly been doing a great job in their absence.

  7. Alzner on Capitals: “We’re trying to be the people everybody wants to hate”

    Apr 14, 2012, 1:18 PM EST

    Karl Alzner

    Looks like coach Dale Hunter is starting to rub off his team.

  8. NHL on NBC: Boston, Washington tangle in Game 2

    Apr 14, 2012, 2:58 AM EST

    Ovi Seidenberg

    Bruins look to take 2-0 series lead, Caps look to solve Tim Thomas.

  9. Tale of the Tape: Bruins vs. Capitals

    Apr 14, 2012, 2:58 AM EST

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    Washington and Boston will do battle at TD Garden in Game 2 on Saturday.

  10. PHT Extra: Holtby shines, but Thomas still the star

    Apr 14, 2012, 2:56 AM EST

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    Holtby Thomas

    A tale of two goaltenders…

  11. Boston’s Krejci “day-to-day” after getting nailed with pane of glass (Updated)

    Apr 13, 2012, 12:32 PM EST

    Krejci Glass

    Bruins fan dislodged it during post-game celebration, hitting the Bruins center in the head.

  12. Highlight Faceoff: Gaborik’s waltz vs Kelly’s rocket

    Apr 13, 2012, 10:02 AM EST

    Gaborik scores

    Vote for which goal you thought was the most impressive.

  13. Bruins’ power play might be a weakness again

    Apr 13, 2012, 8:00 AM EST

    Mike Green, Brad Marchand

    It looked practically 2011-like last night.

  14. Could Braden Holtby give Capitals a Halak-like edge?

    Apr 12, 2012, 11:44 PM EST

    Chris Kelly, Braden Holtby

    The lesser-known goalie kept Washington in a game.

  15. Zdeno Chara wins Round 1 against Alex Ovechkin

    Apr 12, 2012, 11:00 PM EST

    Zdeno Chara, Alex Ovechkin

    Big Z kept Ovi almost completely under wraps.

  16. Sharks-Blues, Caps-Bruins are both headed to OT

    Apr 12, 2012, 10:19 PM EST

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    marchandvcapsgetty

    Don’t get too spoiled with three of six playoff games going to overtime so far.

  17. Discuss: Chris Kelly wins it for Bruins in overtime

    Apr 12, 2012, 10:08 PM EST

    campbellgetty

    Analyze the one-goal game in the comments.

  18. Capitals make Mike Knuble a healthy scratch in Game 1

    Apr 12, 2012, 7:36 PM EST

    Mike Knuble

    The scrappy winger has fallen far this season.

  19. Claude Giroux had the NHL shop’s highest-selling jersey this year

    Apr 12, 2012, 6:50 PM EST

    Claude Giroux

    New York’s Ryan Callahan finished No. 2, one spot ahead of Sidney Crosby.

  20. Serenity Now! — Braden Holtby is picturing beaches to stay calm

    Apr 12, 2012, 3:47 PM EST

    Braden Holtby

    “Not all nerves are bad, but you want to be calm and bring your heart rate down so you don’t wear yourself out.”

  21. Caps’ Wideman on being jeered as a Bruin: “They were just being Boston fans”

    Apr 12, 2012, 3:03 PM EST

    Dennis Wideman

    “They’re knowledgeable hockey fans, so I assumed they weren’t too happy with the way I was playing.”

  22. Braden Holtby thinks NHL refs are the bee’s knees

    Apr 11, 2012, 10:44 AM EST

    Scott Gomez Braden Holtby Scott Hannan

    Caps rookie goalie says they do a great job calling goaltender interference.

  23. Online sports book: Malkin, Crosby playoff MVP favorites

    Apr 10, 2012, 3:54 PM EST

    Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

    Sid the Kid and Geno top the list.

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