First-round breakdown: Caps-Habs

Updated: April 17, 2010, 12:16 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Where to start with the accolades for one of the most dominant teams in recent NHL history?

Well, the Capitals were so good, they locked up the Presidents' Trophy with more than a week to go in the regular season. They finished 33 points ahead of their first-round opponents, the Montreal Canadiens. They are the first team since 2005-06 to score more than 300 goals. They have seven players with 20 or more goals, including Alex Ovechkin, who topped the 50 mark for the fourth time in ...

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