Starting jobs are often won and lost well ahead of the start of training camp, and Verners current status as a starter opposite Grimes is an indication he may have redeemed himself.
Evgeni Malkin ended up being right about a Game 6 win but it wasn't like it was a bold prediction.
NHL Writers Thomas Fernandez and Drew Forest review the second round so far and talk about how well the Tampa Bay Lightning did against the New York Islanders.
Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby bring the star power but the Capitals and Penguins bring so much more. Expect a lot of scoring in what promises to be the marquee matchup of the second round.
Alex Ovechkin looks to lead the President Trophy Washington Capitals to a Stanley Cup Championship. The Philadelphia Flyers look to extend the Caps' misery one more year.