A banged up Capitals squad had an intense practice at Kettler in preparation for the Bruins on Saturday.
Backstrom, Laich, and Grabovski all skated.
With less than three weeks remaining in the regular season it’s unusual to see an NHL coach put his players through an exhausting post-practice skate this time of year.
Short of the NHL awarding them 10 more points for good behavior, the news out of Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Thursday could not have been better.
Caps fans can breathe a sigh of releif today.
When Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty vaulted Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom into the glass alongside the Capitals players’ bench early in the second period Tuesday night, 18,000 fans