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Caps' frustration? We've seen it before

Updated: April 23, 2009, 7:18 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Not sure if Alex Ovechkin is a big hockey history buff, but if he looked up the 1992-93 Quebec Nordiques, he would see an eerily similar squad to his young and mystifying Washington Capitals.

The way in which the high-flying Caps are down 3-1 to the New York Rangers in their Eastern Conference quarterfinals series following Wednesday night's 2-1 loss at Madison Square Garden brings back memories of that '93 first-round matchup between the ubertalented Nordiques and rival ...

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