It took Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner 148 games at Verizon Center before he scored a goal in front of his home fans. He didn’t want rookie Nate Schmidt to wait as long.
How much of an impression did Matt Hendricks leave on the Capitals in the three years he played here?
It’s a quieter Capitals locker room these days, now that Matt Hendricks has moved on.
No more barks of “Atta boy, Beags!”
Adam Oates doesn’t need to sit at a corner sports bar or log into a Capitals chat room to hear the white noise.