News and notes as the Capitals practiced for the final time of the 2013-14 season Saturday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex:
The Capitals conducted an optional practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Saturday and among those who took the option not to participate was head coach Adam Oates.
Several Capitals admitted wondering what kind of reception they would receive from fans Friday night in the first meaningless April hockey game at Verizon Center in seven years.
The Capitals playoff hopes may be over but they'd still like finish their season strong. Watch the Capitals and Blackhawks at 7 p.m. on CSN!