News and notes as the Capitals [20-15-6, 46 points] visit the Minnesota Wild [21-17-5, 47 points] tonight at Xcel Energy Center [8 p.m., CSN]:
By all accounts, 2013 was a great year for Alex Ovechkin. He netted 62 goals for the Capitals in the calendar year, more than any player in the NHL.
Adam Oates has a very difficult decision to make heading into tonight’s game against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul [8 p.m., CSN].
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.
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