The Capitals' assists leader was injured vs. Ottawa. It will take more than a puck to the arm to keep Nicklas Backstrom sidelined, though.
At the start of the season, Mathieu Perreault wondered where he fit in with the Caps. Not anymore.
Jack Hillen has three goals and three assists and the Capitals haven't lost a game since his wife gave birth.
The Capitals have three choices with Mike Ribeiro: Trade him, re-sign him, or keep him and let him walk in the summer.