News and notes as the Caps prepare for their 5 p.m. puck drop against the visiting Carolina Hurricanes:
From Comcast SportsNet
Tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals will reach the halfway mark of the 2011-12 season.
Newsy notes as the Capitals prepare for tonight's 10:30 p.m. CSN game in Los Angeles against the Kings, their only contest against them this season.
As the hip kids say, players can talk the talk, but sometimes they just need to talk to each other.