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Series Shifts to Boston for Game 3

Caps look to move past Game 2 overtime loss as their first-round set with the Bruins moves north for the next two games

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

May 19 vs. Boston Bruins at TD Garden, Game 3

Time: 6:30 p.m.

TV: NBCSW, NBCSN

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7, 99.1 FM

 

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Series even at 1-1

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POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Bruins 4, Caps 3 (OT)

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

The One That Got Away - Less than three minutes away from taking a 2-0 series lead and maintaining their home ice advantage ahead of the series shifting to Boston, the Caps couldn't quite close the deal on Monday night.

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Garnet Hathaway Named Capitals Nominee for King Clancy Memorial Trophy

The trophy is awarded annually "to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community."

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway has been named the club's 2020-21 nominee for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, the Capitals and National Hockey League announced today.

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Caps Lose Late Lead in OT Loss

Marchand wins Game 2 for B's in first minute of OT, 4-3, evening series at 1-1

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

Two nights after Nic Dowd gave the Caps a 3-2 victory over Boston in the opener of the best-of-seven set between the two teams, the Bruins returned fire with an overtime winner of their own in Monday's Game 2 at Capital One Arena, evening the series at 1-1.

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SKATE SHAVINGS - News and Notes from Caps' Morning Skate 5/17

Caps and B's talk adjustments, a look at the Caps' unusual middle six alignment, Ovechkin and Mantha seek chemistry, more

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

One By One - Washington took Game 1 of its best-of-seven first-round playoff series with Boston on Saturday night, earning a 3-2 overtime win on Nic Dowd's goal at 4:21 of the extra session. The admirable relief work of veteran goaltender Craig Anderson in the Caps' nets was also huge; Anderson came in cold in the first period when Vitek Vanecek had to leave the game after suffering a lower body injury.

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Caps and B's Tangle in Game 2

Caps goaltending situation still murky and Bruins seek offensive improvements in Monday's Game 2 in the District

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

May 17 vs. Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena, Game 2

Time: 7:30 p.m.

TV: NBCSW, NBCSN

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7, 99.1 FM

 

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Caps lead series, 1-0

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POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Caps 3, Bruins 2 (OT)

Anderson makes history with Game 1 win in relief, each of Caps' last 10 overtime GWGs in postseason has come from a different player, more

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

Over Everything - Washington's 3-2 overtime win over the Boston Bruins in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Saturday night came with a healthy serving of adversity. But that's no surprise, that's how it's been for most of the season for the Caps, particularly at the goaltending position.

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Dowd, Caps Down B's in OT, 3-2

Nic Dowd's overtime goal gives Caps and backup goalie Craig Anderson a Game 1 win over Boston

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

Given the amount of adversity the Caps faced and overcame over the course of an abbreviated 56-game season, it should come as no surprise that they had another healthy dose of it in the opener of their best-of-seven first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series with the Boston Bruins. Nor should it come as a surprise that they fought through it for a Game 1 triumph in overtime.

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SKATE SHAVINGS - News and Notes from Caps' Morning Skate 5/15

After eight regular season meetings, Caps and Bruins are set for as many as seven more, Vanecek is likely Game 1 starter, more

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

Loving Cup - Following a 56-game regular season in which they faced one another eight times, the Caps and the Boston Bruins are set to go at it for as many as seven more games in a first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series. Although the two teams met for a single game in the postseason less than a year ago in the round robin round of the 2020 playoffs, they'll be hooking up in a best-of-seven set for the fourth time in Stanley Cup play.

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Caps Clash with B's in Pursuit of Cup

Four months after opening abbreviated '20-21 season, Caps face Boston in opening round of 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

Some four months after they started the truncated 56-game regular season schedule with a 6-4 win over the Sabres in Buffalo, the Caps are now set to open up the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a first-round match-up against the Boston Bruins.

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