The Capitals have re-signed goaltender Michal Neuvirth to a two-year contract extension, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Capitals forward Joel Ward hit the ice for a third straight day and appears to be on target to return from a left knee contusion when the playoffs begin on Tuesday or Wednesday.
News and notes as the Capitals [26-18-2, 54 points] take on the Ottawa Senators [23-16-6, 52 points] at VerizonCenter [6:30 p.m. Capitals Central, CSN]:
Continuing to make a late-season push for the Southeast Division title, the Capitals have not let the lack of home-ice advantage get in their way. A major test was passed with flying colors Tuesd