The numbers are astounding when they are placed in perspective.
News and notes as the Capitals and Hurricanes prepare for tonights 7 p.m. puck drop at the Verizon Center:
MONTREAL (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin could afford to be a bit rusty in his return to the Washington Capitals because goalie Tomas Vokoun was anything but.
The Capitals had their four-game win streak snapped by the San Jose Sharks Saturday night, but they gained back a measure of respect, at least in the opinion of some hard-core fans.
By JOSH DUBOW SAN JOSE, Calif.