A little less than a year ago, Capitals rookie right wing Tom Wilson was one of the last forwards cut from the Canadian team that finished fourth in the 2013 World Junior Championships.
As a coach, what do you do when two of your players ask to be traded in the same week?
Do you tell them to go home and wait to be dealt?
Do you ignore it and play them anyway?
Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth will not travel with the team to New York to play the Islanders after suffering an injury during pregame warmups on Friday night, coach Adam Oates said.
Every Caps fan knows Braden Holtby’s pregame routine. It involves eye exercises and a conversation with himself from the bench hours before the puck drops.