If the Capitals are to overcome a four point deficit and somehow clinch a seventh straight playoff berth, they may be forced to do so without their most experienced defenseman.
Capitals defenseman Patrick Wey has not taken the ice for Capitals since taking an uppercut to the chin by Nashville Predators enforcer Rich Clune in the first period of Sunday night’s 4-3 shootou
For the most part, hockey enforcers are an admirable bunch. They put their pride and their faces on the line for their teammates every night.
Three days after making his NHL debut against the Nashville Predators, Capitals defenseman Patrick Wey has been re-assigned to the AHL Hershey Bears.