October 19th, 2010 by

Bruins vs. Capitals preview; will come down to goaltending

Boston bruins, Washington Capitals, game preview, 2010-11 NHL season, Bruins score, Bruins schedule, hub of hockey, the hub of hockey, Bruins blogs, Boston Bruins blogGames 4 & 5 of the 2010-11 NHL season for the Boston Bruins will be their first real test on how they shape-up against the top teams of the Eastern Conference.

Tonight, in their first of two home-and-home games, the B’s will face last year’s President’s Trophy-winning team, the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center at 7:00 p.m.

For these two contests, TheHubofHockey.net has teamed-up with Washington Capitals Examiner, Michael Hoffman, for a few things to look for.

A few notes heading into tonight’s game.

You have no reason to be nervous with Neuvirth!

While many expected Michal Neuvirth to strongly compete for the starting role with Semyon Varlamov, few figured he would dominate as thoroughly as he had so far this season.

Not only has Neuvirth started every game this season for the Washington Capitals, including a back-to-back tilt in the Capitals first two games of the season, but he has been downright dominant in doing so.

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