News and notes as the Caps enjoy a day of rest following their impressive 4-0 win over Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday night:
It seems hard to believe that with a league-high 29 goals, it took 48 games for Alex Ovechkin to wear the increasingly pungent top hat and beard as the Capitals’ post-game Honest Abe recipie
Capitals coach Barry Trotz could have read his team the riot act.
He could have juggled his lines and his defense pairings and hoped for the best.
Losing to a rival is never fun. Losing eight-straight times? That hurts.
Instant analysis of the Capitals 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday night at Verizon Center: