Detroit Red Wings


Alex Ovechkin has been through goal-scoring droughts before.

Early in the 2008-09 season [Oct. 13-Nov.8] and again in 2010 [Nov. 17-Dec. 2] he went nine games without a goal.


Capitals right winger Troy Brouwer has been wearing pink skate laces and using a pink stick since the start of October.


With his team coming off a 1-2-0 road trip and his leading goal scorer in the midst of a four-game goal drought, Capitals coach Barry Trotz threw caution to the wind and completely rearranged his


Last season, the Capitals went through defensemen the way teenagers go through cell phone chargers.


It’s probably a good thing Andre Burakovsky’s parents are flying in from Sweden today to see their 19-year-old son.

He’s going to need a ride to work Thursday night.