8 things to know about the Capitals
3. They're not Ottawa
Toward the end of the season, it looked as if the Bruins' first-round opponent would be the Ottawa Senators. But Ottawa fell to the eighth seed after failing to secure a single point in their last two games. The Senators were 1-5 against the Bruins this season, and as more of a known commodity, they were presumed to be an easier matchup. The Bruins have less of an idea of what they're facing against Washington.