After a rough loss against the other New York team, the Islanders, on Saturday, the Caps returned home to take on the New York Rangers but were not able to spring forward in the standings losing 4-1.
The New York Rangers decided to take a conservative approach and went with their backup netminder Marty Biron between the pipes for Sunday’s matinee. Despite his steady presence in the backup role, he was fooled early on a shot from the point just two minutes into the game. Capitals defenseman Steve Olesky fired a shot from the right point and passed Biron to give the Capitals an early 1-0 and gave Olesky his first NHL goal. [Read more…]