Please forgive the Caps and their fans if you see an occasional yawn today during the singing of the national anthem before their 3 p.m.
With more than 42,000 fans and millions more watching on NBC, the NHL Winter Classic certainly lived up to its hype.
Back in training camp, Barry Trotz had a plan for rookie wingers Andre Burkavovsky and Evgeny Kuznetsov. Unfortunately, it was the same plan – to fill the role of the Capitals’ No. 2 center.
The Capitals’ season-long quest for someone to play alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom continued on Saturday with the debut of rookie Andre Burakovsky, who took line rushes on the right