The Wizards are trying not to let up as they get close to reaching their goal of a playoff birth.
A banged up Capitals squad had an intense practice at Kettler in preparation for the Bruins on Saturday.
Backstrom, Laich, and Grabovski all skated.
If there are such things as thrillingly ugly points this time of year, the Capitals produced one Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Kings.
As D.C. United takes on the Red Bulls in Part II of their two-game Eastern Conference Semifinals series, they could have last year's league MVP back in the line up to face his former club.