The Bruins are the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference, but the Capitals don’t seem all that worried about it. In fact, some of the players are going so far as to proclaim that they don’t even feel like underdogs against the B’s.
NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette is a little bit amused by the tone the Capitals are trying to set with playoff expectations, considering their recent history of disappointing playoff exits. Then again, not everyone can be the defending Stanley Cup champions like the B’s.