Tuesday was a good day for Capitals defensemen Steve Oleksy, John Erskine and Nate Schmidt.
For Dmitry Orlov and Tomas Kundratek, not so much.
While the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers heard discouraging news on injuries to Ilya Kovlachuk [shoulder, 2-4 weeks] and Danny Briere [concussion, indefinite], the Capitals are hoping r
When the Capitals handed defenseman John Erskine a two-year contract extension worth just under $4 million last week, he wasn’t the only player smiling in the dressing room.
In their first night out since inking new deals, Braden Holtby and John Erskine showed why they deserved every penny of their two-year contract extensions.