On Thursday, more than 250 NHL players are expected to meet at the NHLPA offices in New York to show their solidarity as a union and lend their support for executive director Donald Fehr.
Capitals center Mike Ribeiro may be one of the craftiestplaymakers in the NHL, but on Monday he was flopping around the crease like ayoung, albeit slightly taller, Darren Pang.
For the next three weeks CSNWashington.com will take a team-by-team look at the three divisions in the Eastern Conference.
Capitals left wing Jason Chimera knows what its like to lose an entire season of hockey.
By Ben Raby