The inevitable occurred today when the National Hockey League announced the cancellation of all NHL games though Oct. 24.
The Capitals were supposed to be finishing up their preseason schedule this weekend with home games against the Nashville Predators Friday night and the Detroit Red Wings Sunday.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has given the players union a take-it-or-leave-it offer that he hopes will avert the leagues second lockout in eight years.
Count on the players leaving it.
At a time when players like Mike Ribeiro and Jason Chimera are blasting NHL general managers for handing out ginormous 15-year contracts, it is refreshing to see Troy Brouwer and the Capitals get t