The NHL All-Star break will mean different things to different players on the Capitals.
Deep down, the Capitals figured Alex Ovecvhkin would be suspended for leaving his feet to deliver a check on Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek Sunday afternoon in Pittsburgh.
After winning three straight despite being outshot by a total of 40 shots on goal, the Capitals were winning with a clear caveat: Things mustnt continue or else their luck would run out.
The boos began midway through the second period and continued sporadically throughout the game.
If nothing else, Brooks Laich is blunt when it comes to expressing himself.