News and notes as the Capitals [34-27-12, 80 points] take on the Boston Bruins [50-17-6, 106 points] today at 12:30 p.m. at Verizon Center:
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A banged up Capitals squad had an intense practice at Kettler in preparation for the Bruins on Saturday.
Backstrom, Laich, and Grabovski all skated.
Short of the NHL awarding them 10 more points for good behavior, the news out of Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Thursday could not have been better.
If there are such things as thrillingly ugly points this time of year, the Capitals produced one Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Kings.