More news, notes and anecdotes as the Capitals and Blackhawks prepare to butt helmets in the 2015 Winter Classic:
Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner and his expectant wife, Mandi, took a look at her due date and the Capitals’ schedule and realized their first child could come next week, while the Caps are on a t
John Carlson has the longest active games played streak on the Capitals at 316 games. Karl Alzner is right behind him at 314 games.
Last season, the Capitals went through defensemen the way teenagers go through cell phone chargers.
You would have never thought the Capitals could salvage a point after a terrible first period on Tuesday. Karl Alzner knows why.