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Bruins getting pushed around

Defending Cup champs getting knocked off their game by Capitals

Updated: April 15, 2012, 11:13 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The reason the Washington Capitals were able to beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 in double overtime Saturday at TD Garden, tying the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at a game apiece, had nothing to do with goaltending.

The Bruins simply weren't nasty enough.

They were outmuscled in Game 2 and lost all the critical battles. Boston seems to have misplaced its feisty style of play in the first two games of the series, and the Capitals have kept the defending Stanley ...

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