Found April 14, 2012 on Rock the Red:
Nicklas Backstrom scored in double overtime to give the Capitals a split in Boston.  More details to follow. 

Holtby stepping up for Capitals

Goaltender Braden Holtby -- the Capitals' third option between the pipes -- has stepped up in a big way for the Washington Capitals thus far this postseason.When Florida Panthers forward Marco Sturm fell on Washington Capitals goaltender Michal Neuvirth as Neuvirth was in the butterfly position Apr. 5, every Capitals fan in the world held their collective breath. Neuvirth appeared...

Braden Holtby—the latest to start a stellar career in the playoffs?

The Stanley Cup Playoffs can be the door a relatively unknown goalie uses to enter the NHL. Ken Dryden was better known for his college play when he shut down the Bruins in 1971. Mike Vernon was a local kid who made good in the 1986 playoffs. So I’m not surprised that Braden Holtby has caught the attention of the hockey media. Holtby turned what might have been Boston rolling...

Boston Fans Believe Bruins Will Cruise to Victory Against Alex Ovechkin, Capitals (Video)'s Ben Barker headed to TD Garden to find out how nervous fans are about the B's playoff chances against Washington. It seems that B's fans are fairly confident about the first-round matchup.

Nicklas Backstrom, Stagnant Power Play Continue to Post Problems for Bruins (Video)

Through the first two games of their opening-round playoff series, the Boston Bruins had gone 0-for-6 on power play opportunities. The power play woes, which were a huge issue during their 2011 run to the cup, had gotten better throughout this season but apparently it's still in need of some fine tuning. Barry Pederson and Gord Kluzak broke down the near nonexistent power play...

Vote: Should Alex Ovechkin Have Been Disciplined for Cross-Check to Dennis Seidenberg's Head? (Video)

Alex Ovechkin has a tendency to get a little chippy, even if he never drops the gloves. He might have taken things a bit too far on Saturday, though. Ovechkin and Dennis Seidenberg have really been going at it through two games of the Bruins-Capitals playoff series, exchanging big hits that have had the TD Garden crowd in a frenzy. When things go as such, you just get the sense that...

Beantown Split: Capitals 2, Bruins 1 (2OT)

In a game the Capitals had to have to stay in the series, their best players came through in the clutch.  Alex Ovechkin was more than just a physical presence on the ice, setting up the Capitals' first goal and threatening Bruins goalie Tim Thomas all night.  When it really mattered, the Capitals' #1 center coolly put the game away with a wrist shot past last season'...

Steven Hindle: Caps vs Bruins: The Truth

Hopes Hinge on Backstrom The focal point of any and all analyses pertaining to the Capitals ability to succeed in the playoffs is usually captain Alex Ovechkin. The face of the team has been a force over the past seven seasons and has been perpetually pulling people to the edge of their seats, be it through his play or, in recent times, his inability to find that next gear in...

Bruins-Capitals Preview

Braden Holtby isn't the only eyebrow-raiser for the Washington Capitals so far in the playoffs. Get a load of this statement made by Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien: ''They play a patient game.'' Patient? The Capitals? When's the last time anyone said that? Yes, there is a high-scoring team getting frustrated by tight checking in the Bruins-Capitals first...

Playoff Pregame #3: Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins

#7 Washington Capitals vs. #2 Boston Bruins Location: Verizon Center Time: 7:30 PM TV: Local Coverage: Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic (HD) (Game on!), National Coverage: NBC Sports Network (HD) Radio: 1500AM, 820 AM, and XM Series Schedule: Game 1:  Apr 12, 2012 WSH@BOS, 0-1 L (OT) Game 2:  Apr 14, 2012, WSH@BOS 2-1 W (2 OT) Game 4:  Apr 19, 2012, BOS@WSH 7:30PM Game 5: Apr...

Playoff Pregame #2: Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins

#7 Washington Capitals at #2 Boston Bruins Location: TD Garden Time: 3:00 PM TV: Local and National Coverage: NBC (HD) Radio: 1500AM, 820 AM, and XM Series Schedule: Game 1:  Apr 12, 2012 WSH@BOS, 0-1 L (OT) Game 3:  Apr 16, 2012, BOS@WSH 7:30PM Game 4:  Apr 19, 2012, BOS@WSH 7:30PM Game 5*: Apr 21, 2012, WSH@BOS 3:00PM Game 6*: Apr 22, 2012, BOS@WSH, TBD Game 7*: Apr 25, 2012...

Capitals beat Bruins in Game 2 in 2OT

Nicklas Backstrom scored 2:56 into the second overtime Saturday to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins and tie the first-round playoff series at a game apiece. Braden Holtby stopped 43 shots for Washington in his second career postseason game. Tim Thomas made 37 saves for the defending Stanley Cup champions. Troy Brouwer opened the scoring for the...

Ty Anderson: Live-Blog: Krejci and B's look for 2-0 edge on Holtby's Caps

Welcome to Boston for today's Game 2 contest between the Boston Bruins and visiting Washington Capitals. Through 60 minutes of play in Game 1, the Boston Bruins couldn't connect on any of the 61 shots they attempted. Peppering rookie netminder Braden Holtby for 29 shots through three periods, with the Caps blocking 15 and the B's whiffing on 10 of their own, the Washington...

Questions For Today’s Games

from Elliotte Friedman of CBC, Washington/Boston (Bruins lead 1-0): Who is going to free Ovechkin? We all know he’s is the target. The Bruins went after Ovechkin hard, led by Dennis Seidenberg, the defenceman on his side of the ice. At the end of the regular season, he played primarily with Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson. In Game 1, the Capitals split up all three of those...
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