Thanks to a dominant 4-for-6 night on the power play and a perfect 5-for-5 performance on the penalty kill, the Capitals woke up Wednesday morning as the NHL’s leaders in both categories.
Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby raised a few eyebrows on Wednesday when
Adam Oates is convinced the Capitals have enough offensive firepower to win hockey games. It’s their defensive responsibility that concerns him most.
If the NHL was a reality TV show, tonight’s showdown between the Vancouver Canucks and Washington Capitals [10 p.m., CSN] would feature a pre-game steel cage match between John Tortorella and Adam