When Capitals center Brooks Laich caught a flight to Switzerland for a chance to play for the Floten Flyers of the Swiss League, his departure raised a thorny question.
Capitals center Brooks Laich skated by the only reporter atthe Capitals practice facility Thursday morning and shouted, Nothingschanged.He was referring, of course, to the stalled labornegotiations
On Monday, the second day of the NHL lockout, 13 Capitals hit the ice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. By Wednesday that number was down to six.
They wont come right out and say it because, well, they're not permitted to do so.But its a safe bet Capitals owner Ted Leonsis, generalmanager George McPhee and head coach Adam Oates are not