MONTREAL (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin could afford to be a bit rusty in his return to the Washington Capitals because goalie Tomas Vokoun was anything but.
Last week, when word spread across the NHL that Sidney Crosby was returning to the lineup for the first time since suffering a concussion last January, Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner was asked if
Capitals right wing Jay Beagle is expected to skate with his teammates Tuesday morning for the first time since getting knocked out in an Oct. 13 fight with Pittsburgh's Arron Asham.
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin sat out Wednesdays practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex with what the club termed a "maintenance day."
The Ottawa Senators stumble into tonight's game at the Verizon Center with a 1-3-0 record after Thursday night's humiliating 7-1 home loss to the Colorado Avalanche.