News and notes as the Capitals prepare to face the Buffalo Sabres tonight at FirstNiagaraCenter [7 p.m., CSN]:
NHL teams do not need to submit their 23-man rosters until Tuesday but it appears Capitals coach Barry Trotz has already decided on Evgeny Kuznetsov and Andre Burakovsky as his No. 2 and No.
Chris Brown was drafted by the Coyotes, but is now in his second year in Washington and trying to make the big club. "I'm just trying to find my way to make the team," Brown said.