Alex Ovechkin wasn't the only person in the Capitals organization to reach a milestone last week.
Barry Trotz and his coaching staff stayed up late Saturday night debating whether they should give Braden Holtby his 23rd consecutive start against the Detroit Red Wings or grant him a day off and
News and notes as the Capitals [43-25-11, 97 points] prepare to take on Detroit Red Wings [41-24-13, 95 points] today at Joe Louis Arena [5 p.m., CSN]:
Two weeks ago Caps coach Barry Trotz said he would probably ride goaltender Braden Holtby until the Caps clinched a playoff spot.
News, notes and quotes as the Capitals (43-25-10, 96 points) visit the Ottawa Senators (39-26-12, 90 points) tonight at Canadian Tire Centre (7 p.m., CSN):