The Washington Capitals deciding to go curling for a team-bonding event.
Barry Trotz says having Mitch Korn around take one less thing off his plate.
The Capitals had a 2-1 lead but allowed the Oilers to score a quick-strike goal in their first regulation loss.
In a 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers, Nicklas Backstrom scored his 500th career point. He assisted John Carlson on the first Washington goal of the game.