On their first day of training camp the player the Capitals talked about most was the only player not in attendance.
News and notes from the Capitals’ first day of training camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex:
Capitals coach Adam Oates spent all of last season trying to get right-handed shooting left winger Alex Ovechkin comfortable playing on the right side.
Back in the day, you could count on the first rookie game of training camp to be a hard-hitting, high-scoring, glove-dropping mess.
In a good way, of course.