After a players-only meeting, the message from the Caps is mostly positive -- they still have time to turn things around.
Tomas Vokoun has allowed six goals on his last 18 shots. Dale Hunter must decide when to give him his next shot at redemption.
Roman Hamrlik, who was a healthy scratch in the Caps' last game, says coach Dale Hunter didn't tell him why he was benched.
Alex Ovechkin skated on his own before Thursday's practice but lasted only 15 minutes.