The Caps know they have their work cut out for themselves in the remaining weeks of the regular season. Most of the heavy-lifting will come away from D.C.
Since he arrived as head coach of the Capitals on Nov. 28, Dale Hunter has been waiting for one of his goalies to nail down the No. 1 job between the pipes.
Capitals defenseman Mike Green has been suspended three games for his elbow to the head of Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brett Connolly,
Thanks to an ugly hit that could be reviewed by the NHL Department of Player Safety, the Capitals may be forced to play the next couple games without defenseman Mike Green.