http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/sports/capitals/longterm/1998/stanleycup/articles/tkpens96.htm As you can see by the headline, that article was written back in 1996.  Those squads were gritty, tough and maybe a smidge undermanned; they have morphed into a highly skilled team….but the problem is they still choke. To paraphrase Andy ...