Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist recently became the highest-paid puck stopper in the world. He’s expected to face the Caps tonight.
Nate Schmidt made his NHL debut this season after an injury to John Erskine, on Saturday he scored his first career goal.
Adam Oates post-game comments praised some unsung players for the Capitals, specifically on defense.
Karl Alzner scored his first-ever goal at Verizon Center, then challenged rookie Nate Schmidt to do the same.