With goaltender Tomas Vokoun still ill and unable to participate in todays morning skate, the Capitals are expected to turn to Michal Neuvirth again tonight when the San Jose Sharks visit the Veriz
There are 27 games remaining in the regular season and the Capitals record under Dale Hunter three games over .500 at 16-13-4 -- is no better than it was under Bruce Boudreau (12-9-1).
The Capitals had their four-game win streak snapped by the San Jose Sharks Saturday night, but they gained back a measure of respect, at least in the opinion of some hard-core fans.
By JOSH DUBOW SAN JOSE, Calif.
Barring any setbacks, Nicklas Backstrom says hes available to play Saturday night when the Capitals begin a two-game road trip with a game against the San Jose Sharks.