Short of the NHL awarding them 10 more points for good behavior, the news out of Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Thursday could not have been better.
If there are such things as thrillingly ugly points this time of year, the Capitals produced one Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Kings.
Adam Oates discusses the Caps 5-4 loss to the Kings. Asked if injuries were part of the problem, he made it clear that there are 19 other guys that can do the job.
When Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty vaulted Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom into the glass alongside the Capitals players’ bench early in the second period Tuesday night, 18,000 fans