Back in training camp, Barry Trotz had a plan for rookie wingers Andre Burkavovsky and Evgeny Kuznetsov. Unfortunately, it was the same plan – to fill the role of the Capitals’ No. 2 center.
The Capitals’ season-long quest for someone to play alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom continued on Saturday with the debut of rookie Andre Burakovsky, who took line rushes on the right
The first edition of Chimmer and Wardo of the new year had the pair of Capitals talking about the opportunity to spend time on the ice with their loved ones.
Back in the early 2000s, as a pro scout for the Capitals, Brian MacLellan remembers attending games in Washington and Chicago and seeing as many empty seats as ones occupied by Caps and Blackhawks