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Sun, April 19, 12:00 PM EDT
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
TV: NBC
Washington Capitals
at
N.Y. Islanders
+120
Line
-140

Leaders

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

Schedule

Thu Apr 2
W 5 - 4at MON
Recap
Sat Apr 4
L 4 - 3at OTT
Recap
Sun Apr 5
W 2 - 1at DET
Recap
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
12:00 pm EDT
Sun Apr 19
NBCat NYI
7:30 pm EDT
Tue Apr 21
USAat NYI
11:11 am EDT
Thu Apr 23
NYI
11:11 am EDT
Sat Apr 25
at 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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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. On Friday, the Washington Capitals tied their series with the New York Islanders while the Montreal Canadiens were winners in overtime.
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Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom helped make a winner of a rookie replacement goalie making his second start all season for the Washington Capitals.
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Sometimes referees and linesmen get in the way. It can be painful for them.
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The Washington Capitals will be without the services of Braden Holtby on Friday night. Philipp Grubauer will start in his place.
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With starting goalie Braden Holtby ill, the Washington Capitals have recalled backup Philipp Grubauer from Hershey of the AHL before Game 2 of their playoff series against the New York Islanders.
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Braden Holtby missed the Capitals' morning skate with an illness, but is still expected to start Friday night in Game 2.
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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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Every night during the Stanley Cup playoffs, we will bring you up to speed everything you need to know about all of the action around the NHL. Here is everything that happened on April 15: Day 1 of the 2015 playoffs.
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Brock Nelson scored twice, Josh Bailey and Ryan Strome added goals, Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night.
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The Capitals think their size can grind down the New York Islanders. They believe point shots on goalie Jaroslav Halak, a former teammate and tormentor, will lead to juicy rebounds.
Injuries
DatePlayerPos.Injury
4/02Dmitry OrlovDWrist
4/17Braden HoltbyGIllness
3/12John ErskineDNeck
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