News and notes from today’s morning skate at Kettler as the Capitals [30-27-10, 70 points] face the Vancouver Canucks [30-28-10, points] tonight at Verizon Center [7 p.m., CSN+]:
If Braden Holtby is hopping mad about being replaced by Jaroslav Halak as the Capitals’ No. 1 goaltender he’s doing an excellent job of hiding it.
Frustration is mounting for the Capitals as the push for the playoffs gets more and more intense. After the Capitals 2-0 loss, things don't get any easier.
The NHL trade deadline has come and gone and, unlike most years, a lot of big names have new homes.