The Capitals certainly havent arrived here under the most ideal conditions.
They have strung together two or more wins in a row just twice since Jan. 15.
The Caps know they have their work cut out for themselves in the remaining weeks of the regular season. Most of the heavy-lifting will come away from D.C.
News and notes as the Capitals and Hurricanes prepare for tonights 7 p.m. puck drop at the Verizon Center:
The Capitals have gone six straight periods of hockey without scoring a goal in losses to the Devils and Flyers by a combined score of 6-0.
As a player, Dale Hunter took out his frustrations with a two-hander to his opponents shins.
As a coach, his only weapon is ice time.