Alex Ovechkin was hoping to have dinner with former teammate Alex Semin. Concussion symptoms kept Semin in North Carolina.
Mike Green has taken more shots without a goal than any player in the NHL this season.
Capitals rookie Tom Wilson said that after getting cut from Team Canada last year, he wanted them to 'beg for me' this year.
Capitals coach Adam Oates is managing a potentially volatile locker room these days.