News and notes as the Capitals [25-22-9, 59 points] take on the New York Islanders [21-28-8, 50 points] tonight at Verizon Center [7:30 p.m., NBCSN]:
It appears Capitals defenseman Mike Green will have an additional three weeks to recover from the concussion he suffered in Columbus Thursday night.
Will the Capitals' streak of making the playoffs end this year? Chuck Gormely and Jill Sorenson take a look at their odds.
John Carlson is ready to assume his Captain America role once again as he prepares to lead Team USA into the Sochi Olympics.