When the Capitals wake up in Chicago on Tuesday for the start of the 2013-14 NHL campaign, it will mark the first time they are starting a season with two teenagers on their roster since 18-year-o
Earlier this month Alex Ovechkin turned 28 years old. On Tuesday night in Chicago he will begin his ninth season with the Capitals and his fifth as team captain.
The Capitals and Flyers don’t play again until Nov. 1.
A few days had passed after the July 5 start to free agency and the Capitals noticed Florida Panthers defenseman Tyson Strachan was still available.