After a two-week absence to contemplate his future, it appears Martin Brodeur's illustrious NHL career is at an end.
John Carlson has the longest active games played streak on the Capitals at 316 games. Karl Alzner is right behind him at 314 games.
It's not hard to pick out who the best three teams in the NHL are right now. St. Louis, Pittsburgh and Montreal are clearly playing on another level from everyone else.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues Saturday night at Scottrade Center: