Jaroslav Halak is returning to St. Louis, but he won't be on the ice. Adam Oates was pretty candid as to why.
Mathematically, the Capitals still have a chance to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs for a seventh straight spring.
The percentages are overwhelmingly stacked against the Capitals and they know it.
If the Capitals are going to find a way to get into the playoffs for a seventh straight season they are going to need to do it without defenseman Mike Green.