Washignton Capitals


News and notes as the Capitals take on the Toronto Maple Leafs today at VerizonCenter [3 p.m., CSN]:


The Capitals have three games and six crucial points on the board before breaking for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


Alex Ovechkin says he can remember his first NHL goal like it was yesterday. It came in his first NHL game on Oct.


Following the Capitals’ 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes Tuesday night defenseman Mike Green was asked about the response of his team after falling behind 2-0 in the second period.


When the Capitals were humming along with the NHL’s best power play percentage through the first 17 games [26.7 percent], head coach Adam Oates knew it was only a matter of time before opposing te