Brooks Orpik was going through the paces of a typically rugged hockey game in the Caps’ season opener on Thursday night when Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty took him down along the board
The Capitals and the Boston Bruins are anything but strangers. The teams have faced off early in the season, late in the season and in the playoffs.
Capitals defenseman Mike Green participated in a full practice on Friday but said he will wait until Saturday morning before deciding whether he’ll play against the Bruins in Boston [7 p.m., CSN].
The leaves are turning and there’s a chill in the air. That can only mean one thing, hockey season is back!
News and notes as Barry Trotz starts whittling down his training camp roster with four games remaining in the Capitals’ eight-game exhibition: