On a night Sidney Crosby returned to the Penguins with a herculean two-goal, two-assist performance in Pittsburgh, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was asked if the return of Crosby might motivate hi
There was a much greater sense of urgency in the Capitals tonight, and that was a welcome sight after the events of last week on the road.
Brooks Laich wears the face of his team.
When the Capitals are winning his eyes glisten and he's as jovial as they come. When they're losing he wears a glare and a scowl.
Hes been benched for long stretches of games.
Hes had closed-door meetings about taking too many penalties
Hes practiced with the fourth line.