If the Capitals are to get into the playoffs, its looking more and more like it will have to be as the eighth seed.
As a player, Dale Hunter took out his frustrations with a two-hander to his opponents shins.
As a coach, his only weapon is ice time.
Michal Neuvirth has not started a game at the Verizon Center since Dec. 20. Hes gotten only two starts at home under Dale Hunter and was passed over for Hershey Bears callup Braden Holtby on Feb.
Alex Ovechkin said he will be in the lineup tonight when the Capitals face the Montreal Canadiens at the Verizon Center.