The NHL locked its door one year ago. Was it worth it?
Alex Ovechkin's split lip was the only casualty in the Caps' 4-3 preseason win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Mike Green scored in the fourth round of a shootout and former Belleville Bulls goalie Philipp Grubauer stopped all four Winnipeg attempts in the Washington Capitals' 4-3 victory over the Jets on Saturday night in the exhibition opener for both teams.
A strong preseason could earn Caps prospect Chandler Stephenson his first pro contract.