Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Caps [4-5-0] try to move on after their sloppy 5-4 shootout win over the Jets Tuesday night in Winnipeg:
Capitals defenseman John Erskine is expected to return to the lineup tonight in Winnipeg after missing the previous four games with an upper body injury.
News and notes as the Capitals [3-5-0] begin their five-game road trip tonight against the Winnipeg Jets [3-3-3]. The game will be televised at 8 p.m. on CSN:
Not sure if you noticed this, but rather than wait until March or early April, NHL.com has already begun its Wild Card standings in each of its two conferences.