Back in 2002, at the age of 18, defenseman Dennis Wideman nervously twiddled his thumbs as 240 players were taken ahead of him in the NHL draft.
It is amazing how 24 hours can make all the difference in the world for a hockey team. The Caps were flat and disinterested Tuesday against the New York Islanders.
Capitals general manager George McPhee said he believes the sports hernia surgery Mike Green is undergoing today in St.
Coach Dale Hunter is not saying hell keep Nicklas Backstrom out of the Capitals lineup until after the NHL All-Star break, but its sure looking like thats the plan.
Nobody is saying Mike Green will return to the lineup Saturday night when the Capitals visit the Columbus Blue Jackets.