Laich skated with his teammates for a second straight day as he continues to recover from a groin injury that has sidelined him since April 4. Watch Caps-Rangers Game 5 tonight at 7 p.m. on CSN.
Adam Oates has a choice between Tom Wilson, Joey Crabb, Aaron Volpatti and Wojtek Wolski.
The Capitals have recalled a pair of forward reinforcements from the Hershey Bears and there’s a real chance one of them will make his Stanley Cup playoff debut Friday night in Game 5 against the New York Rangers [7:30, CSN].
No matter the discussion, Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby generally incite debate, especially with the announcement that Ovechkin and Crosby are finalists for the 2012-2013 Ted Lindsay Award.