Less than a year after leading the Washington Capitals to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, head coach Dale Hunter is again guiding a group of young men through the rigors of playoff hockey.
News and notes as the Caps contemplate some tough roster decisions..
A bad exchange between Brooks Laich and Mike Green led to the game-winning goal. And now the Caps sit in 11th place in the Eastern Conference.
A good chunk of the joy emanating from the Caps three-game road winning streak was tempered by a home-ice loss to the New York Islanders Tuesday night.