News and notes as the Capitals [20-15-5, 45 points] take on the Carolina Hurricanes [15-16-9, 39 points] tonight at Verizon Center [7 p.m., CSN]:
News and notes as the Capitals spent New Year’s morning practicing at Kettler Capitals Iceplex:
Sudden thoughts and second thoughts from the Capitals’ 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes Friday night at PNC Arena:
By scoring the 400th goal of his career, Alex Ovechkin joins very select company. Watch his interview postgame here.
When he scored his first NHL goal against Pascal Leclaire and the Columbus Blue Jackets on Oct. 5, 2005, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin didn’t know how long it would take him to get to No.