With their backs against the wall, the Capitals defeated the Islanders, 4-3, during Game 2 of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series April 17.See More: Capitals Report
The Capitals and Islanders are about as equal as playoff opponents can be, but there are four factors that could swing the series the Capitals' way.See More: Capitals Report
Capitals players, from Troy Brouwer to Joel Ward, weigh in on what sets playoff hockey apart and what they need to do to advance past the Islanders.See More: Capitals Report
Monumental Sports & Entertainment's Joe Dupriest talks with PressBox about the logistics of having the Capitals and Wizards in the postseason.See More: PressBoxDC.com Sports Business Report
The Capitals are back in the postseason for the first time in two seasons and have home-ice advantage in a first-round series against the Islanders. See More: Capitals Report
"[He's done] everything for us," Karl Alzner said of Braden Holtby. "He's won us games. ... He's just had an outstanding season for us." See More: Capitals Report
With a shot for home-ice advantage in the first round on the line, the Capitals aren't easing up as they approach their final regular-season games.See More: Capitals Report
With two goals April 2, Alex Ovechkin placed himself atop the Capitals' all-time goal list and helped secure Washington's playoff position. See More: Capitals Report
Elliott Smith breaks down five potential playoff opponents for the Washington Capitals, from the Canadiens to the Penguins.See More: Capitals Report
The Capitals' position in the playoffs is not secure, and seven of their nine remaining games are against playoff teams or teams in the hunt. See More: Capitals Report
With a rare four-day break between games, the Washington Capitals are preparing for their final playoff push and not taking anything for granted.See More: Capitals Report
The Capitals are 5-3 in March and currently control the first wild-card position, but consistency down the stretch remains key to their playoff hopes.See More: Capitals Report
A look at the road to the playoffs, from Wall & Beal's 1-on-1, to players uniting with Special Ol...
A look at the road to the playoffs, from Wall & Beal's 1-on...
Alan May and Elliot Segal look ahead to the playoffs, X's &...
As the Wizards gather to take their team photo, Garrett Tem...