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.
You know we are in a whole new world when a goalie in a Penguins jersey free agent Brent Johnson -- is practicing with a diminishing number of Capitals at their practice facility.
Troy Brouwer realizes he could have played out the final year of his contract with the Capitals and cashed in on unrestricted free agency next summer.
For the next three weeks CSNWashington.com will take a team-by-team look at the three divisions in the Eastern Conference.
By Ben Raby