SUNRISE, Fla. -- Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals wake up today in Sunrise, Fla., with sole possession of first place in the Southeast Division:
PITTSBURGH Their careers have been compared and contrasted since the day the Capitals took Alex Ovechkin with the first pick of the 2004 NHL draft and the Penguins followed by taking Evgeni Malkin
Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals spend today in Pittsburgh preparing for Sundays 12:30 p.m. puck drop against the surging Penguins:
It is amazing how 24 hours can make all the difference in the world for a hockey team. The Caps were flat and disinterested Tuesday against the New York Islanders.
The Capitals had an optional 11 a.m.