June 7, 2012

Washington Capitals Review: April 21 - 30, 2012

Capitals players celebrate EC Semifinal Game 2 win in New York on April 30, 2012.
Photo by Bruce Bennett / Getty Images via WashingtonCaps.com.

As the month of April 2012 came to an end, the Washington Capitals finished up their seven-game Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the Boston Bruins. They got two days off following the first round victory before getting into round two of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs, their Semifinal series against the first place (regular season) New York Rangers.

Junior's Eyes supplies some game review links for these five playoff games in this post. Also included are highlights videos and one other Capitals related creation below, in reverse chronological order.

April 30, 2012

POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Capitals 3, Rangers 2
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at WashingtonCaps.com

...Ovechkin made the most of his limited time, firing seven shots on net – the most of any skater on either side – and supplying the game-breaking and game-winning power play strike with 7:27 left in the third period. That goal gave the Caps a 3-2 win and enabled Washington to even the series at 1-1...

April 28, 2012

POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Rangers 3, Capitals 1
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at WashingtonCaps.com

Familiar Territory – The New York Rangers took Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series between themselves and the Washington Capitals today, jumping out to a 1-0 series lead. This is right where Washington was after the first game of the first round, down a game on the road to a higher seed...

April 26, 2012

Most Interesting Cap On The Ice
By Dean Johnson via Twitter at @Dean_J6

@VogsCaps #MostInterestingCapOnTheIce pic.twitter.com/s5qaNinn

April 25, 2012

POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Capitals 2, Bruins 1, OT
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at WashingtonCaps.com

...Joel Ward’s goal at 2:57 of overtime gave the Caps a 2-1 win in the deciding Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series between the Capitals and the Bruins on Wednesday night in Boston...

April 22, 2012

POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Bruins 4, Capitals 3, OT
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at WashingtonCaps.com

...Tyler Seguin’s goal at 3:17 of overtime gave the Bruins a 4-3 win and evened the series at three games apiece, forcing a deciding Game 7 on the Bruins’ ice Wednesday night...

April 21, 2012

POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Capitals 4, Bruins 3
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at WashingtonCaps.com

...Troy Brouwer’s power-play goal with 1:27 left in the third gave the Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Bruins in Boston in Saturday’s Game 5...

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