As the Capitals prepared for their biggest game of the season Tuesday night against the Buffalo Sabres, more encouraging news came out of the trainers room.
Braden Holtby is in and Alex Semin is out.
Holtby led the Capitals onto the ice for warmups tonight in Philadelphia, a sure sign hell get his second consecutive start between the pipes.
With defenseman Mike Green expected to miss a yet-to-be-determined number of games with a suspension, Capitals coach Dale Hunter has a decision to make.
Mike Knuble and Roman Hamrlik remained on the Kettler ice for a good 20 minutes after the Capitals morning skate on Tuesday, a clear indication they will not be on the lineup tonight against the Ne