The only good thing to come out of Sunday nights 5-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks was the news that followed about an hour later while the Capitals were boarding their charter flight for Detroit,
The Capitals certainly havent arrived here under the most ideal conditions.
They have strung together two or more wins in a row just twice since Jan. 15.
Capitals defenseman Roman Hamrlik can tell you the last time he remembers being a healthy scratch.
After losing 4-3 to the Carolina Hurricanes in overtime on Tuesday night, coach Dale Hunter was asked whether his team had reached desperation after giving up a two-goal lead at home.
The Capitals have gone six straight periods of hockey without scoring a goal in losses to the Devils and Flyers by a combined score of 6-0.