Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals have a complete day off to ponder their strangely entertaining 5-4 shootout loss to the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday night at Verizon Center:
Evgeny Kuznetsov is living on his own now and says he's enjoying his new life in the NHL.
The Capitals gained a point and are now locked in a four-way tie for the final two playoff spots. But how costly could Tuesday's loss end up being?
Adam Oates discusses the Caps 5-4 loss to the Kings. Asked if injuries were part of the problem, he made it clear that there are 19 other guys that can do the job.
Why was Nicklas Backstrom held out of the game after the second period on Tuesday? Capitals head coach Adam Oates explained postgame.