The Capitals will have a slightly different look tonight when they return to Verizon Center for a crucial game against the equally desperate Dallas Stars [7 p.m., CSN]:
With seven games left, the Capitals need to acquire more than one point a game to make it to the postseason.
Following the Caps’ 4-3 shootout loss to the Nashville Predators on Sunday night, Caps coach Adam Oates took solace in the fact that his team played better than it did in Saturday’s 4-2 loss home
Back in September it was one of the most hotly debated topics coming out of training camp:
The Washington Capitals had to get two points from the game in Nashville, but failed to do so.