The Caps' ECHL affiliate is headed to the Kelly Cup Finals after a triple overtime win in Game 7.
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom underwent successful hip surgery on Wednesday and is expected to recover well.
Karl Alzner set career highs in goals and points while playing in all 96 games for the Caps this season.
A year ago Nicklas Backstrom was among those who asked for change. He says he's happy with the Caps' new direction.