If the Capitals have proven one thing this season its that they will not make things easy on themselves.
As the Capitals prepared for their biggest game of the season Tuesday night against the Buffalo Sabres, more encouraging news came out of the trainers room.
Capitals coach Dale Hunter acknowledged before Sundays game against the Minnesota Wild that he was looking for a goalie to step up and have a good stretch run.
Braden Holtby is in and Alex Semin is out.
Holtby led the Capitals onto the ice for warmups tonight in Philadelphia, a sure sign hell get his second consecutive start between the pipes.
When defenseman Mike Green returned to the Capitals lineup after missing 47 of 50 games with ankle and abdominal injuries, he said he knew it would take some time for his body to adjust to the pace