Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals wipe the sleep from their eyes and adjust themselves to Eastern Daylight Time.
The pleasant memories generated by a four-game Caps win streak were dashed by this visit to California.
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Jack Johnson celebrated his goal against the Capitals by tebowing after the 2nd period score.
The Capitals have had winning seasons over the years, but have changed their approach as they continue to not win enough. And it seems to be messing with their franchise guy.
Jonathan Quick leads the NHL with six shutouts. The Caps have not been blanked all season.