News and notes as the Capitals (4-3-2) visit the Tampa Bay Lightning (7-3-1) tonight at Amalie Arena, live on CSN+ at 7 p.m.:
In his brief tenure as head coach of the Capitals, Barry Trotz has often said he will learn more about his team during times of adversity than when things are going smoothly.
Capitals left wing Jason Chimera has played with Alex Ovechin for six of Ovechkin’s 10 seasons in the NHL and was “shocked” when he heard this is the first time in Ovi’s career that he’s gone five
Happy Halloween! The Capitals have to be back on the ice tomorrow to take on Tampa Bay, which means they can't be out late tonight trick-or-treating.