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Caps finally show some playoff moves

Updated: April 21, 2009, 2:28 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- On Day 6 of the NHL playoffs, the Washington Capitals finally played postseason hockey.

Alex Ovechkin played a near-perfect game on both sides of the puck; Alexander Semin stopped being a passenger; Nicklas Backstrom looked like Peter Forsberg; and the Caps, as a team, not only outshot the New York Rangers but also, more importantly, outworked them in a decisive 4-0 Game 3 victory Monday night.

In what was a rare sighting in the opening two games, we saw Washington ...

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