The Capitals Talk podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Capitals beat reporter Rob Carlin and highlights all members of our Capitals coverage team. Carlin will also reach out to a host of outside influencers both in the D.C. media and the national landscape.
Caps defeat visiting Carolina 4-2 to open the Playoffs, as they led 3-0 at the 1st intermission. Rob, Alan, J.J., and Brent Johnson start with the hot start by Washington and Nicklas Backstrom. They then tip give praise to Brooks Orpik for his contributions in the Game 1 win and close with an examination on the Capitals scoring twice on the Power Play (22:33).