Found January 18, 2013 on Rock the Red:
Photo by Examiner The Washington Capitals will be in Tampa, Florida Saturday evening as they kick off the 2013 season with a game against the Southeast Division rival Lightning.  The Capitals finished last season in seventh place in the Eastern Conference before losing in seven games to the Rangers in the Conference semifinals under the jurisdiction of Dale Hunter.  With Hunter now gone and Adam Oates in charge, Washington begins their quest for the franchise’s first Stanley Cup with act one of a furious 48-game sprint to the finish before the playoffs begin.  It should be one hell of a ride. Third-year coach Guy Boucher, who many believe to be on the hot seat heading in to this year, will give the nod in goal to summer acquisition Anders Lindback.  Lindback posted a 2.42 GAA and .912 save percentage last season for the Predators in a backup role and will be relied upon to be the force in goal that the Lightning lacked last season.  Outside of the goal crease, Tampa is not s...
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