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WATCH LIVE: Bruins at Capitals

Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals

Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals

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Wednesday represents an important game for both the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals, but there’s no doubt that Boston has more on the line.

While they’re in a solid position to lock up a playoff spot by the end of this week, they don’t share Washington’s luxury of already having a postseason berth clinched. They need to take advantage of their game-in-hand advantage on the Ottawa Senators and possibly leapfrog the Detroit Red Wings in the process. Meanwhile, home-ice for a round is the biggest dangling carrot for Washington.

Well, that and spite.

The Capitals host the Bruins on NBCSN. You can also check it out by streaming the game via NBC Sports Live Extra.


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