A little less than a year ago, Capitals rookie right wing Tom Wilson was one of the last forwards cut from the Canadian team that finished fourth in the 2013 World Junior Championships.
As a coach, what do you do when two of your players ask to be traded in the same week?
Do you tell them to go home and wait to be dealt?
Do you ignore it and play them anyway?
Capitals defenseman Jack Hillen still remembers the sound his right leg made when he placed weight on it after being checked into the boards by Calgary Flames forward Lance Bouma back on Oct.
Monday was not a good news day for the Capitals’ walking wounded.