Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals enjoy a well-earned day off after Monday nights 5-3 win over the Red Wings in Detroit and rest up for Thursday nights showdown in Philadelphia:
DETROIT -- Maybe it was the hour of sleep they lost while their chartered flight was grounded by fog late Sunday night.
The only good thing to come out of Sunday nights 5-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks was the news that followed about an hour later while the Capitals were boarding their charter flight for Detroit,
Since the beginning of November, the Capitals have shown glimpses of a team capable of going on a long win streak that separates them from the rest of the Southeast Division.
News and notes as the Capitals prepare for tonights 5 p.m. puck drop against the Toronto Maple Leafs: