The Capitals started Tuesday's practice short one defenseman. They ended it short two.
Just one week after being traded to Carolina, a second concussion in two years may cut short this veteran defenseman's season short.
The Capitals are making the most of their time off to rest as they look ahead to Wednesday night's matchup with the New York Rangers.
With 15 games remaining in the regular season, the Capitals would need a strong push to catch the Penguins, Rangers or Islanders.