A handful of Capitals have turned to a former professional football player to stay in shape during the NHL's work stoppage.
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom couldn't wear No. 19, so he took the next best thing.
The players want full pay. The owners want immediate pay cuts. Maybe there is a compromise.
After an abrupt exit last season, Mattias Sjogren is back with the Caps organization and coach Adam Oates sees a lot of potential.