Marcus Johansson breathed life into the Capitals and Alex Ovechkin took care of resuscitating their season.
Calling it a benching or matching lines is getting caught up in semantics.
Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner got his wish Thursday night when the Winnipeg Jets dismantled the Florida Panthers with a 7-0 win in Winnipeg.
Michal Neuvirth could have mentally checked out on Feb. 13 when Dale Hunter started Braden Holtby over him in a home game against the San Jose Sharks.
So who should Capitals fans root for tonight when the Florida Panthers visit the Winnipeg Jets?