Remember how awful Joel Ward felt when his double minor for high-sticking in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals led to the Rangers game-tying and game-winning goals and ultimately altered
It was Alex Ovechins first shot on goal in over 69 minutes of play, spanning three Eastern Conference Semifinal games, and boy did it count.
Capitals left wing Matt Hendricks, who delivered a game-high 11 hits in Wednesday nights triple overtime loss to the New York Rangers, spent Thursday afternoon spreading grass seed.
Although all indications are that he will return to the lineup for the first time since suffering a concussion on Jan.
Calling it a benching or matching lines is getting caught up in semantics.