The Capitals are one point out of the playoffs but need to climb past three teams to earn a spot in the post-season.
Just in case Jack Hillen isn't ready, the Caps brought defenseman Julien Brouillette with them to Florida.
Mikhail Grabovski says he'll let his agent work on contract negotiations. Marty Erat says he still wants a trade.
After competing in Sochi, Russia, Capitals left wing Marcus Johansson spent three days in Stockholm awaiting visa clearance.