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Next Game

Sat, April 25, 3:00 PM EDT
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
TV: NBC
Washington Capitals
at
N.Y. Islanders
+110
Line
-130

Leaders

CapitalsIslanders
PTS A. Ovechkin (81) J. Tavares (86)
AST N. Backstrom (60) J. Tavares (48)
G A. Ovechkin (53) J. Tavares (38)

Schedule

Wed Apr 8
W 3 - 0BOS
Recap
Sat Apr 11
L 4 - 2NYR
Recap
Wed Apr 15
L 4 - 1NYI
Recap
Fri Apr 17
W 4 - 3NYI
Recap
Sun Apr 19
L 2 - 1at NYI
Recap
Tue Apr 21
W 2 - 1at NYI
Recap
Thu Apr 23
W 5 - 1NYI
Recap
3:00 pm EDT
Today
NBCat NYI
Preview
11:11 am EDT
Mon Apr 27
NYI

Standings

EAST
Metropolitan
Overall
W-L-OTL
Pts
New York53-22-7113
Washington45-26-11101
New York47-28-7101
Pittsburgh43-27-1298
Columbus42-35-589
Philadelphia33-31-1884
New Jersey32-36-1478
Carolina30-41-1171
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Rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov scored twice, Karl Alzner added a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 5-1 Thursday night for a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.
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Every night during the Stanley Cup playoffs, Eye On Hockey writers Adam Gretz and Chris Peters will bring you up to speed everything you need to know about all of the action around the NHL. Here's what you need to know about Capitals vs. Islanders Game 5.
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Islanders forward Anders Lee went right after Capitals forward Tom Wilson, perhaps in retribution for the hit Wilson delivered on Lubomir Visnovsky in Game 4.
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Caps' PA announcer Wes Johnson has something to get you ready to absolutely unleash the fury during Game 5.
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The New York Islanders were reportedly "incensed" by comments Capitals forward Brooks Laich made during a radio interview regarding Tom Wilson's hit that injured Lubomir Visnovsky.
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Mikhail Grabovski is expected to be in the Islanders' lineup Thursday night for Game 5 after a 28-game absence. Lubomir Visnovsky, however, will be out indefinitely.
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Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily Picks, where CBS hockey writers Chris Peters and Adam Gretz get you ready for every game every day of the postseason and share their predictions for each.
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After Capitals' Tom Wilson lays out Lubomir Visnovsky, Islanders' captain warns, "We can also hit guys like that."
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After taking a vicious skate to the face, Capitals' Brooks Orpik just goes back to living his life.
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Brooks Orpik was just trying to celebrate his team's overtime win and then he a beer hit him right in the face.
Injuries
DatePlayerPos.Injury
4/02Dmitry OrlovDWrist
4/19Eric FehrRWUpper Body
3/12John ErskineDNeck
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