On Friday, instead of a morning skate in preparation for tonight’s season opener against the New Jersey Devils, five Capitals and one former Capital gathered for a morning practice.
Tonight could have been the start of something special for the Washington Capitals.
Tonight the NHL season was supposed to open. Instead, the players and owners remained locked out in contract negotiations.
Henrik Zetterberg echoed the thoughts of Alex Ovechkin, Ilya Bryzgalov and Ilya Kovalchuk, saying the KHL is a real alternative.