Without Alex Ovechkin in the lineup, Washington's offense struggled in a loss to Ottawa, but coach Adam Oates says the Capitals need to push through the 'dog days' of the season.
When the Caps fell behind 2-0 to the Ottawa Senators, Mikhail Grabovski decided it was time to send a message.
Brooks Laich says the Capitals need to play more physical hockey if they hope to snap out of a six-game losing streak.
With Alex Ovechkin in the lineup on Tuesday night, Washington's offense was shut out in a 2-0 loss to Ottawa. Analysis here.