News and notes as the Capitals [4-5-3] try to break a five-game losing streak against the Chicago Blackhawks [7-5-1] tonight at United Center in Chicago [8:30 p.m., CSN-plus]:
If it’s Friday, it’s time for our Penn Quarter Sports Tavern Friday six-pack of questions, where we try to keep it real while answering your questions about the Capitals. Let’s get started:
We’re not talking about a game. We’re talking about practice.
With center Brooks Laich returning to the Capitals’ lineup for the first time since injuring his left shoulder on Oct.