For the second time in three games, forward Dustin Penner will be scratched from Adam Oates’ lineup as the Capitals look to keep their slim playoff hopes alive tonight against the New York Islande
News and notes as the Capitals [34-30-13, 81 points] visit the New York Islanders [31-35-10, 72 points] today at 5 p.m. at Nassau Coliseum [CSN]:
Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals try to regroup from Friday night’s 2-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils in time for Saturday’s 5 p.m.
Capitals coach Adam Oates said, "two goals on the road should be enough, and we just didn't score enough."
NEWARK, N.J. -- When the curtain closes on the Capitals’ 2013-14 season this may be the statistic that stands out the most: