With five games left in the regular season, the
And it's not because the Capitals trail the
The Capitals looked like a different team down the stretch this year. They have played with intensity. They are no longer indifferent to their defensive responsibilities. All three young goalies have performed well when their number has been called. And most importantly, they were poised to enter the postseason with momentum.
But the injuries have been piling up and they threaten to slow down the Capitals in the final weeks of the regular season.
Michael Neuvirth, the goalie I think Boudreau should go with in the playoffs given his track record at Hershey, is expected to start tonight against the Blue Jackets after a bout with illness. Keep him in there, I say.