BOSTON, MA - APRIL 12: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals takes the puck against the Boston Bruins in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 12, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Bruins defeated the Washington Capitals 1-0 in overtime. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
The Washington Capitals enter Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series with the Boston Bruins searching for some offense.
The Washington Capitals will be looking to rebound after a very tough 1-0 overtime loss in Game 1 of their series with the Boston Bruins. They will have a chance to even the series at 1-1 before returning to Washington.
The Capitals are desperately seeking to find some offense, but Bruins goalie Tim Thomas appears to have picked up on his stellar play from last year's playoffs. His 17-save shutout was also assisted by a great game by the Bruins defense that frustrated the Capitals offense. Alex Ovechkin had just one shot on goal in game one, so more contributions from him and fellow scoring threats Nicholas Backstrom and Alexander Semin on offense will be needed.
The Capitals will want to keep up their physical play in what was an unusually good defensive performance. Braden Holtby did very well in goal on Thursday, stopping 29 of 30 shots before allowing the only goal of the game.
Here is everything you need to know for Saturday's Game 2:
Game Date & Time: Saturday, April 14, 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
TV Schedule: NBC Sports Network (Nationally)
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