Capitals Vs. Bruins: Washington Faces Defending Champions

March 27, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) squirts a water bottle during a stoppage in play against the Buffalo Sabres in the second period at Verizon Center. The Sabres won 5-1. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE

The Washington Capitals are going to need a strong finish to the season to make the Playoffs, can they start a run in Boston?

The Washington Capitals continue their march towards the Playoffs with a crucial game on the road in Boston on Wednesday. The game starts at 7 and can be seen on CSN.

As of right now, the Capitals are on the outside looking in for the Playoffs. They are just two points behind Buffalo, whom they lost to earlier this week in Washington. The Bruins are safely in the Playoffs, making them a difficult opponent in what has to be a must-win game for the Capitals. The Sabres don't play until Friday, so the Capitals could regain 8th place in the East, even if it's just for a day.

We'll have plenty more on this game throughout the day, so keep it locked to this StoryStream for all the latest news and updates. For more on this game and all things Capitals hockey, please head over to Japers' Rink. For a view from the other bench, check out Stanley Cup of Chowder, our Boston Bruins blog. You can also head over to the SB Nation NHL hub page for more on this and every NHL game.

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