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.
News and notes as the Capitals prepare for tonights 7 p.m. showdown against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Verizon Center:
Capitals coach Dale Hunter couldnt leave as early as most of the fans Friday night at the Verizon Center.
Michal Neuvirth could have mentally checked out on Feb. 13 when Dale Hunter started Braden Holtby over him in a home game against the San Jose Sharks.
Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals enjoy a day away from the rink after their pulsating 3-2 come-form-behind overtime win against the slumping New York Islanders at the Verizon Cen