If Tuesday nights game against the Buffalo Sabres was a measuring stick on the Capitals season of failed expectations, they have a lot of work to do if they hope to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs f
Last Friday, Dale Hunter sent a not-so-subtle message to slumping right wing Alex Semin when he relegated him to the fourth line for a practice.
The whispers began last season when Alex Ovechkin finished with career lows in goals (32) and points (85).
So why have the Caps climbed back into the hunt for a fifth straight Southeast Division title with three straight victories?
The Capitals have been ruthless lately against teams that are based in Canada.Our neighbors to the North have been taking a regular beating, as the Caps have celebrated 11 wins in their last 13 enc