Caps showing mental toughness
WASHINGTON -- A year and a day ago, the Washington Capitals were swept by the Tampa Bay Lightning. It was a series that seemed to begin and end at almost the same time, and it was a series that seemed to sum up perfectly the Capitals' perplexing inability to respond to adversity.
From a bad line change that led to a Vincent Lecavalier goal to defensive breakdowns and individual play, that series against Tampa reinforced the widely held notion that as talented as they might be the Caps had ...
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