First-round preview: Bruins-Caps
Now this is a rather interesting first-round series that you probably didn't envision way back in September, given the Capitals' dominance of the Southeast Division in recent years. But the season didn't play out the way either of these teams thought it might.
The Caps roared out of the gate, ran aground, fired their coach, stayed adrift and appeared ready to disappear from the playoff picture altogether before winning four of five down the stretch and jumping into the seventh seed. ...
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