News and notes as the Capitals [16-12-2, 34 points] prepare to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning [17-10-2, 36 points] at Verizon Center [7 p.m., CSN]:
Three days after making his NHL debut against the Nashville Predators, Capitals defenseman Patrick Wey has been re-assigned to the AHL Hershey Bears.
Two seasons ago, under head coach Dale Hunter, Dmitry Orlov had the trajectory of a No. 4 defenseman.
Quick news and notes from Tuesday’s morning skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex as the Caps [16-12-2] face the Lightning [17-10-2] at Verizon Center [7 p.m., CSN]: