With John Erskine struggling to keep pace, the Caps have asked Dmitry Orlov to take his place.
Alex Ovechkin was injured in the first period on Monday night. Adam Oates says he's unsure if he'll miss any games.
Alex Ovechkin is being listed as day-to-day. Eric Fehr has taken his spot on the top line.
Jason Chimera was one of the bright spots in the Caps' 2-2-0 road trip through western Canada.