For Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov, the long, lonely and painful road to recovery is nearing its conclusion.
Some quick observations as the Capitals finish up their first of three straight practices on Monday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
With four kids of his own, Barry Trotz knows the importance of time with family. So every chance he’s gotten this season, he’s given his players Sundays off.
A few weeks ago, the playoff field in the Eastern Conference looked set. Now, thanks to Andrew Hammond and the Ottawa Senators, that's no longer the case.