The last time we saw Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby, he was yelling at teammates after getting pulled in the first period of Saturday night’s 5-2 loss in Calgary.
Capitals defenseman John Erskine had reached a point where he just couldn’t get to where he wanted as fast as he wanted. He knew it; his teammates knew and so did Adam Oates.
Alex Ovechkin sat out Wednesday’s practice with an undisclosed upper body injury after suffering an injury in the first period of the Capitals’ 3-2 loss in Vancouver and is questionable for Friday
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin sat out Wednesday morning’s practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex with an upper body injury. The club is listing him as day-to-day.