Like most NHL goaltenders, Capitals netminder Braden Holtby never wants to be pulled from a hockey game.
The last thing Capitals defenseman Mike Green wanted to do on Wednesday was re-live the dreadful first period of Tuesday night’s remarkable 6-5 shootout win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Capitals have struggled to win in regulation this season, but you wouldn't know it watching them over the weekend.
Adam Oates praised some unsung players for the Capitals after their 5-2 victory over the Predators. The Caps got goals from Karl Alzner and Nate Schmidt, the first of his career, to help out.