Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin left the ice after an open-ice collision with teammate Mike Knuble today at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
So why have the Caps climbed back into the hunt for a fifth straight Southeast Division title with three straight victories?
Since the beginning of November, the Capitals have shown glimpses of a team capable of going on a long win streak that separates them from the rest of the Southeast Division.
News and notes as the Capitals prepare for their 1 p.m. puck drop in Bostons TD Garden:
The Capitals rallied to earn two points against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night in dramatic fashion, the type of game that turns a season.