Tough act to follow: Bruins eliminated in first round by Capitals » Braden Holtby, Alex Ovechkin

The Capitals eliminated the Bruins on Wednesday night. (AP)

The Capitals eliminated the Bruins on Wednesday night. (AP)

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) celebrates with teammate Alex Ovechkin after the Capitals’ 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins in overtime in Game 7 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, in Boston on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)