The defending Stanley Cup champions and the conundrums from DC, one team where you know exactly what they are going to bring to the game, the other well which way does the wind blow today, it has as much relevance to the Capitals as any kind of game plan.
The Bruins should have no problem in game one, nor many others before this one is done.
Game One-- Washington 0 at Boston 1 (OT)
The previews and reviews can be found below.
Boston Herald-- Chris Kelly scores Bruins a lead
Boston Herald-- Tim Thomas poised at all points
Boston Herald-- Braden Holtby gets feather in Cap
Boston Herald-- Chris Kelly key link in chain
NESN-- Dennis Seidenberg Sets Tone Early ...
NESN-- Another Tim Thomas Supernatural Performance Gets Bruins Off on Good Foot
NESN-- Chris Kelly Earns Bruins Player of the Game Chain...
NESN-- David Krejci knocked over by Falling Glass Pane...
Washington Times-- Lone blemish taints Holtby's playoff debut in Capitals' OT loss
Washington Times-- Bruins' Chris Kelly sports team's playoff chain after scoring OT winner
Washington Times-- Capitals not discouraged after Game 1 overtime loss to the Bruins
Washington Post-- Capitals praise Braden Holtby's efforts in Game 1 loss to Bruins
Washington Post-- Capitals need to create more scoring chances against Bruins
Washington Post-- Alex Ovechkin needs to focus more on shooting than on hitting
Washington Post-- Ovechkin, Seidenberg and the hit heard around the NHL
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Boston Globe-- Here's a capital idea
Boston Globe-- Chara's shadow looms large
Boston Globe-- 8 things to know about the Capitals
Boston Herald-- Bruins look to beat odds
Boston Herald-- Bruins hope to start like they finished
Boston Herald-- No Horton for this post season run
Washington Post-- Caps enter Stanley Cup Playoffs as an underdog
Washington Post-- Capitals' Alex Ovechkin can make amends after difficult season
Washington Post-- Capitals have a new attitude going into the NHL playoffs
Washington Times-- Capitals relish role as underdogs
Washington Times-- Keith Aucoin making NHL playoff debut against Bruins he grew up rooting for
Washington Times-- Mattias Sjogren's 'great opportunity' back with capitals