The Capitals are at the halfway mark of their season and if the Stanley Cup playoffs started today they’d have home-ice advantage against the Flyers in the first round.
Welcome to our weekly edition of Penn Quarter Sports Tavern’s 6-Pack of Questions, where we aim to keep it real while answering your most pressing questions regarding the Washington Capitals.
Including last year’s playoffs, Adam Oates has coached 95 games for the Capitals. Brooks Laich has been available for 35 of them.
Rookie goaltender Philipp Grubauer will start for the ninth time in 12 games and Brooks Laich will play for just the second time in 16 games when the Capitals face the Carolina Hurricanes tonight