With the Islanders trailing 2-0, John Taveras cut the Caps' lead in half. After the ensuing face-off Tom Wilson and Matt Martin dropped the gloves and toppled to the ice for a fight.
The Capitals’ long wait for Brooks Laich is over, but the wait for Mike Green continues.
How important are the first six weeks of the NHL season?
When Barry Trotz and his coaching staff drew up the Capitals’ November schedule, they scheduled an 11:30 a.m. practice for today.